Updated Chronology Data Now Available!

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 Read More

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The Gambia’s draft constitution now on Constitute!

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! Read More


Constitute Lesson Plans Now Available!

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 Read More

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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