Quintessential Elements of Meaningful Constitutions in Post-Conflict States
William W. Van Alstyne
Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School
William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 49, p.1497, 2008
William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-115
This examination compares several successful constitutions formulated to govern countries just formed from the conclusion of armed conflicts (including the U.S.). Some of the most important elements gleaned from these successful constitutions include an independent court before which one may appeal to the new constitution because such a constitution adequately secures the integrity of the court itself.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: court system, compare constitutionAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 12, 2011 ; Last revised: October 6, 2011
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