October 23, 2014

Government: Comparative Constitutions Project Launches New Online Reference Resource

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This new reference resource comes from the Comparative Constitutions Project (CCP) with funding from Google (specifically, Google Ideas).

On the Constitute site you can read, search/browse and compare constitutions for countries of the world.

Browse by country or topic. You can also download datasets direct from the CCP web site (link below).

From a Google Blog Post:

Constitute enables people to browse and search constitutions via curated and tagged topics, as well as by country and year. The Comparative Constitutions Project cataloged and tagged nearly 350 themes, so people can easily find and compare specific constitutional material. This ranges from the fairly general, such as “Citizenship” and “Foreign Policy,” to the very specific, such as “Suffrage and turnouts” and “Judicial Autonomy and Power.”

Direct to Constitute Web Site

Direct to “About Constitute” Web Page

Direct to Comparative Constitutions Project Web Site

Note: Datasets from the Comparative Constitutions Project Are Downloadable
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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