We’re on a Short Hiatus 19-29 April!

We start again Monday 29 April with a highly important Symposium on the ongoing constitutional crisis in Venezuela

Put together by Guest Editor Dr Raul Sanchez-Urribarri, it will help to explain the many constitutional dimensions of the crisis. Not to be missed.


2019 is Already the Blog’s Biggest Year Yet!

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2019 has got off to a roaring start. We’ve had our most-read post ever (see here), and watch out for a range of Blog Symposia coming soon! As ever, we want to hear from you - e-mail us at iacl.blogeditor@gmail.com.

The Next IACL World Congress will be Johannesburg 2022!


Did you know the next World Congress will be in Johannesburg on 5-9 December 2022? We'll keep you updated on news and updates as we receive them. Meanwhile, read more about the 2018 Congress below.

New Post: Emerging Democracies and Court-Centred Constitutionalism

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In this post Constance Lee relies on the example of the South Korean impeachment case of 2016/17 to demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between constitutional courts and public protests.

IACL Roundtable in New York Just Ended


The latest IACL Roundtable is 'A Passion for Civil Liberties: Building on the Legacy of Norman Dorsen', to be held in Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York City, 31 March- 1 April 2019.

New Post: DEM-DEC Global Research Update for April


The latest Global Research Update from Democratic Decay & Renewal (DEM-DEC) is just out, and includes a raft of new research from the past month, and more. Read the key themes from the Update here.

Constitute is now available in Spanish: Constitute en Español

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The Comparative Constitutions Project is pleased to announce that Constitute en español is now live. The draft Cuban Constitution is also available for analysis on both the English and Spanish versions of the site.

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