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Supreme Court May Redefine the Legal Classification of Tribal Nations This Term
Affirmative Action Cases Will be Heard by the Supreme Court This Term
Amid Transition to Democracy, Sudan Launches Constitution Academy
State Constitutional Amendments After the Midterm
Chinese Communist Party Unanimously Approves Set of Constitutional Amendments
China’s Communist Party enshrines opposition to Taiwan independence in its constitution- South China Morning Post China’s new Communist Party constitution mandates loyalty to Xi- NikkeiASIAChina’s Communist Party amends constitution, cementing
Sri Lankan Parliament’s constitutional conversation around scope of their executive
On Friday October 21st, Sri Lankan Parliament passed the nations 22nd constitutional amendment narrowing the scope of presidential powers. The Amendment also prohibits foreign nationals or dual citizens from running
A New Constitutional Convention? The National Constitution Center’s Proposed Amendments
Law and political science professors across a broad ideological spectrum have come together to agree on five constitutional amendments, bringing more attention to the ongoing American constitutional conversation. The five
Court Slated to Consider Independent Legislature Theory
In Moore v. Harper, the question before the Court is “Whether a state’s judicial branch may nullify the regulations governing the “Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives …
Voters Reject Proposed Chilean Constitution
In one of the most recent and significant constitutional plebiscites, the Chilean people have rejected changes to their national constitution that would have created the greatest expansion of rights seen in a modern constitution. Center Fellows Zachary Elkins and Tom Ginsburg provided comments for The New York Times.
Experts discuss abortion law internationally after the overturning of Roe v. Wade
The Center for Constitutional Design sponsored an informative discussion on the state of abortion law around the world as part of an ongoing partnership with the National Constitution Center. Experts discussed the rapidly changing landscape in the United States and how it compares to abortion law internationally.
How Arizona’s constitutional right to privacy could impact abortion access
Executive Director Stefanie Lindquist spoke with Axios about the Arizona Constitution’s explicit right to privacy, which experts say will play a role in anticipated legal challenges to Arizona’s restrictive new abortion laws.
State Judges Are in Spotlight After Supreme Court Overrules Roe v. Wade
The Wall Street Journal reached out to Executive Director Stefanie Lindquist to discuss state courts, where judges are on the front lines, and their role following the Supreme Court’s overruling of Roe v. Wade.