Tag Archives: constitutional law

Easily Confused (64) Civil War Monuments

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Neil Gorsuch may have over-prepared

If anyone would ever ask me to become a Justice on the Supreme Court, I would re-read the Constitution until I had it memorized and then I would try to read as many previous decisions by the court as I … Continue reading

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Bolivia: Constitutional Law on Drugs

The hotel at which I stayed in San José de Chiquitos (I didn’t find any Couchsurfing host there) banned not only the indoor use of dogs, cats and cigarettes, but also of coca leaves. This prohibition surprised me because coca leaves … Continue reading

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10 FAQ about filing a Constitutional Complaint in Germany

As part of my very popular series of legal FAQ, I introduce the German Constitutional Complaint (“Verfassungsbeschwerde”) today. It is a way by which every citizen and even foreign citizens living in Germany can address the Supreme Court if they feel that … Continue reading

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Progress in the United Kingdom

After a mere 300 years, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has found the time to modernise the laws on royal succession: Girls born into the royal family will no longer need to cede the throne to … Continue reading

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