In a new paper, CCP co-director Tom Ginsburg and University of Virginia Professor Mila Versteeg explore checks and balances in times of pandemic, arguing that the pandemic response should modify our understanding about the exercise of emergency powers. The authors
We are pleased to announce that we have (virtually) signed a cooperation agreement with the Constitutional Court of Colombia to produce an updated authoritative English translation of the Colombian Constitution. Many thanks to President of the Court, Alberto Rojas
Please visit our Data Downloads page to find the latest release of our Chronology of Constitutional Events data, updated through the end of 2019. The release contains the full chronology of events, a codebook, and further documentation that highlights the changes
In partnership with International IDEA, we are pleased to provide The Gambia's new draft constitution on Constitute. Users can now read, search, and compare it to other constitutions, including The Gambia's currently active constitution - check it out here!
The CCP, in partnership with the American Bar Association Division for Public Education, is excited to announce new lesson plans designed to bring the world’s constitutions into classrooms Grades 5 and up, not only as a research tool, but also as a way to empower