Topic: Comparative Constitutions Project

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

Sept. 24, 2013

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 the world.

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Government Professor Advises Drafters of Proposed Kenyan Constitution

Aug. 2, 2010

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).

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