Zachary Elkins

New piece by CCP co-director explores executive power

In his latest article, "How powerful is the US president? A look at other constitutions explains why American executives are so ineffectual," CCP co-director Zachary Elkins uses CCP data to compare the constitutional powers of executives around the world. Read the Read More


Draft Cuban Constitution Now Available on Constitute

The CCP is pleased to announce that the draft Cuban Constitution is now available for analysis on both the English and Spanish versions of Constitute. Visitors can compare the draft to the current Cuban Constitution or to other world constitutions — just in time Read More


CCP’s Most Wanted Texts

Although we have collected texts for the vast majority of the events identified in our constitutional chronology, a select few continue to elude us. Please check out our list of “most wanted” texts and let us know if you have any leads. We welcome any and all Read More


Constitute exercises featured in social studies journal

Attention educators! If you'd like to incorporate Constitute into your lesson plans, check out the latest issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, in which we share details about three exercises that we have developed Read More