Today is Constitution Day

| September 17, 2010

Take a few minutes to celebrate View a “Video Short” from the National Archives. “Acting Chief of Reference at the National Archives Trevor Plante … takes viewers inside the National Archives vaults to see some of his favorite rarely-displayed documents.” Which of our nation’s founders are you most like? Take a quiz to find out. [...]

Turkey: Legislature Approves Amendments to Constitution

| May 18, 2010

http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401978_text (May. 12, 2010) The Grand National Assembly (Turkey’s parliament) approved a set of amendments to the Turkish Constitution on May 7, 2010. The changes, proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party, include a revamping of the Constitutional Court, major restructuring of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors, and new restrictions on the [...]

Whether and how to use foreign caselaw when interpreting the U.S. Constitution:

| May 18, 2010

See blog article from Comparative Constitutions. We have the book  that is mentioned the blog. “Constitutional Engagement in a Transnational Era” by Vicki C. Jackson  K3165 .J3253 2010