Reports & Other Publications


Jessie Baugher, Zachary Elkins, and Tom Ginsburg. 2018. “Bringing the World’s Constitutions to the Classroom.” Social Education, National Council for the Social Studies.

Tom Ginsburg and James Melton. 2015. “The Netherlands Constitution: Implications for Countries in Transition.” Constitution Building Processes Programme, International IDEA.

To Codify or Not To Codify?

James Melton, Christine Stuart, and Daniel Helen. 2015. “To Codify or Not to Codify? Lessons from Consolidating the United Kingdom’s Constitutional Statutes.” The Constitution Unit, University College London School of Public Policy.

Tom Ginsburg and James Melton. 2014. “Norway’s Enduring Constitution: Implications for Countries in Transition.” Constitution Building Processes Programme, International IDEA.

Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, and James Melton. 2013. “U.S. Gun Rights Are Truly American Exceptionalism.” Bloomberg View.

James Melton, Zachary Elkins, and Tom Ginsburg. 2013. “Whither Scotland? An Evaluation of a Proposed Constitutional Plan.”

Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, and James Melton. 2012. “A Review of Iceland’s Draft Constitution.” (Translated into Icelandic.)

Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, and Justin Blount. 2011. “Constitutional Reform in the English-Speaking Caribbean: Challenges and Prospects.” SSRC Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum.

Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, and James Melton. 2011. “Lessons from the Decoding and Coding of National Constitutions.” APSA-CD Newsletter. 9.1: 2, 11-14.

Tom Ginbsburg. 2011. “Comparative Constitutional Review.” US Institute for Peace.

Tom Ginsburg. 2009. “Judicial Appointments and Judicial Independence.” US Institute for Peace.

Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, and James Melton. 2008. “Military Occupations and their Constitutional Residue.” APSA-CP Newsletter. 19: 7-10.

Zachary Elkins and Tom Ginsburg. 2005. “The Iraqi Draft Constitution in Comparative Perspective.”

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