Topic: Constitutions

Building Blocks of Democracy: Now in Your Web Browser

Nov. 25, 2014
Building Blocks of Democracy: Now in Your Web Browser

The Constitute Project, developed by government professor Zachary Elkins, brings constitutions from all over the world into one handy, online resource.

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Cultivating Statehood

Sept. 25, 2013
Cultivating Statehood

Constitute, a new website by government scholar Zachary Elkins with a grant from Google Ideas, puts the world's constitutions online as a resource for citizens. [Video]

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

Jan. 29, 2009

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.

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