A comprehensive analysis of the world's constitutions, to support constitutional design and to inform citizens.
All of the world's currently in force constitutions, indexed by topic, are available for analysis here!
Constitute has a new look and some new features, including expanded data analyses — learn more here.
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In November 2020 Algerians voted in a national referendum to adopt a new constitution. Read the country's new constitution and compare it to the previous one here.
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