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
A University of Texas at Austin political scientist joined several other constitutional scholars to advise the Kenyan leaders who recently drafted a new national constitution that voters there will have the chance to ratify this Wednesday (Aug. 4).
Event: Honduran ambassador to the U.N. Jorge Reina among experts to discuss military coup at University of Texas at Austin forum
When: Monday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Reina is scheduled to speak at about 3:30.)
Where: University of Texas at Austin, Sid Richardson Hall, Rare Books Room