Topic: Zachary Elkins

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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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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Speakers Discuss Implications of Honduran Coup

Oct. 14, 2009

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

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