IDEA Publishes Working Paper on Territorial Cleavages and Constitutional Transitions

International IDEA has published Constitutional Transitions and Territorial Cleavages, a Working Paper by George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry, as part of the  Dealing with Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions project. This Working Paper presents a framework for considering constitutional transitions that involve significant territorial cleavages. It is designed to assist political leaders, citizens and advisers engaged […]

CT Clinic Releases Reports on Combatting Corruption & Decentralization

The Constitutional Transitions Clinic has released three more reports: “Combating Corruption: Constitutional Frameworks for the Middle East and North Africa”; “Decentralization in Unitary States: Constitutional Frameworks for the Middle East and North Africa”; and “Oil and Natural Gas: Constitutional Frameworks for the Middle East and North Africa”. Constitutional Transitions ran the Constitutional Transitions Clinic at the New York University School […]

Choudhry & Ginsburg edit volume on Constitution Making

Sujit Choudhry and Tom Ginsburg have edited Constitution Making, published by Edward Elgar Press. The making of constitutions is both ubiquitous and poorly understood. It is ubiquitous because constitutions are a central feature of the modern nation-state, but do not generally last very long. It is poorly understood in part because of the sheer diversity of […]