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Government Professor Launches Google Constitutions Website at U.N. General Assembly

National constitutions are supposed to provide a sustainable structure for politics, yet only half live more than 19 years. Zachary Elkins, associate professor of government and a leading constitutional scholar, knows what it takes for constitutions to last for generations — and now he’s teaming up with Google to share his expertise with drafters around…   » Continue Reading

Symposium Explores Dilemmas Facing Framers of Modern Constitutions, Jan. 29-31

Event: A symposium titled "Constitutional Design" at The University of Texas at Austin will explore issues facing framers of contemporary constitutions including those in Iraq, Burma and California. The symposium, free and open to the public, features a keynote address by author and former ambassador Peter W. Galbraith, a leading authority on Iraq. When: Jan.…   » Continue Reading