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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: DECEMBER UPDATE

With the December release, 62 new documents and 25 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Albania

  • In September we included the text of the Constitution of 1998 as amended on 22 July 2016. Also included is the English translation from the Venice Commission

 

Austria

  • We included 14 Constitutional Laws dating from 1862 to 2013 (all currently in force) in diglot German/English editions of the Federal Chancellery

 

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: NOVEMBER UPDATE

With the November release, 73 new documents and 28 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Algeria

  • We add our own translation of the current/original text of the Constitution of 1989. This document was significantly amended in 1996 and again in 2016.

 

Bangladesh

  • We include the current/latest English text of the Constitution of 1972 as amended by the Sixteenth Amendment Act of 2014.

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: OCTOBER UPDATE

With the September release, 66 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Albania

  • We add the English translation of the Parliament of the Constitution of 1998 as amended to 2007, and the Albanian text of the amending law No. 9904 of 2008 from the official gazette

 

Algeria

  • 5 documents have been added: all French texts from the official gazette: 3 from the transitional period of 1994,

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Voting in America

Four debates down, one election to go! Televisions, computers, and mobile devices in the United States have been taken over by the presidential election for more than a year. Back in June, this blog post encouraged readers to step away from the current political climate to study the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Take another break and check out a few key historical amendments and public laws related to voting in the United States.

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: SEPTEMBER UPDATE

With the September release, 59 new documents and 27 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Albania

  • Amending law No. 76/2016 of 22 July 2016 to the Constitution of 1998 has been included from the Official Gazette. The consolidated texts of the Official Gazette and of the Parliament are also included

 

Algeria

  • 7 documents have been added covering the period from Independence in 1962 to the current text of 2016
  • We added the French text of the Secretariat General of the Government which his well footnoted and which contains a useful comparative table of the numeration of the Articles that has evolved since 1996
  • We also added our own translations of the original text of the Constitution of 1976 and as it was consolidated to 1980

 

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: AUGUST UPDATE

Constitution Day 2016 is being observed on September 16. This holiday is also known as "Citizenship Day," and it's held annually on September 17 to recognize the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. We would like our users to join us in celebrating this important day and welcoming the newest U.S. citizens to our country!

With the August release, 27 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated;

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: JULY UPDATE

With the July release, 92 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Austria

  • The Constitution of Austria was amended again by Federal Act No. 41/2016 of 8 June 2016. We include the german text of the amending law, and two consolidated texts of the Federal Chancellery. The first of these is the German text which includes the state of the Constitution on the specific day of the download.

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Research Gun Control and the Second Amendment

It's nearly impossible to turn on the news in the United States without learning of a new mass shooting or other deadly incident involving guns. After each incident, the debate over gun control is reignited, with one side calling for stricter regulation of gun sales and ownership and the other side arguing that any type of such restrictions violate the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Regardless of your position on this controversial issue,

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: JUNE UPDATE

With the June release, 45 new documents and 27 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Armenia

  • The Russian text of the Constitution of 1995 as amended at the Referendum of 6 December 2015

 

Chile

  • We include the original Spanish text of the Constitution of 1823, as published by the Imprenta Nacional in 1824

 

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: MAY UPDATE

With the May release, 28 new documents and 21 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Brazil

  • Prof. Rosenn has updated his translations to the Portuguese documents concerning the Constitution of Brazil to acocunt for Constitutional Amendment No. 91 to include the text of the amending law, its position as part of the Non-inserted Provisions to the Constitution and his commentary.

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