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Constitution

The basic law of a polity. The constitution states how the polity governs itself and usually enshrines the rights that its citizens have. For example, a constitution may state how often legislative elections occur and indicate the limits of legislative purview. It also may guarantee rights such as freedom of religion and the right to vote for the candidate of one's choosing. See also: Bill of rights.
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The judicial allocation of constitutional authority suggests that coherence is as great a constitutional problem as counter-majoritarianism.
The institution of legal disputes of a constitutional nature between public authorities is a relatively newly concept, which was introduced in the constitutional space of Romania quite late, since 2003- the moment when the fundamental law was reviewed, and, from my point of view, the main purpose of this action was the enhancement of the role of the Constitutional Court of Romania - this representing the moment when the Court became the guardian of the organic litigations- instead of establishing in the best manner possible this controversial category of disputes in order to ease the institutional relations of the Romanian state.
There is an underappreciated source of constitutional meaning creeping into U.
The Church does not oppose a Constitutional Convention, we are open to it and what we are countering is a constitutional change through Congress where the lawmakers themselves decide on issues.
Three constitutional experts, one each from India, Sri Lanka
Mukambet Kasymaliyev met with Chairman of Russian Constitutional Court Mr Zorkin, President of Korean Constitutional Court Park Han-Chul, and with Chairmen of Constitutional Courts of Latvia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and other officials.
They still argue that the Law on "RS Day" is constitutional and that the BiH Constitutional Court will confirm this.
Petro Poroshenko reminded that in 2016, when changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the area of justice were introduced, "everyone set out to create a strong, independent and authoritative Constitutional Court, as well as a strong, authoritative and independent Supreme Court of Ukraine".
Based on a papers presented at the Workshop on Comparative Constitutional Amendment, held in May 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts, the 18 essays in this volume provide cross-jurisdictional perspectives and theoretical analysis of the foundations and traditions of constitutional amendment, providing comparative, doctrinal, historical, and theoretical approaches.
A group of deputies had filed a legal challenge with the Provisional Constitutional Review Authority last July 19 against certain articles of the organic law relating to the provisions governing independent constitutional bodies.
The Constitutional Assembly Secretariat of Sri Lanka hosted a national conference on constitutional reforms on Wednesday the 28th of June 2017 at the BMICH.
Until the end of the last century, Constitutional Law had the name of "State Law" in Russia.

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