EXCITING UPDATE: WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED INCLUDES NEW CUBA CONSTITUTION

What's New, World Constitutions Illustrated
Shannon Furtak

We’re pleased to share a brand-new and extremely important update to HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated database.

From the World Constitutions Illustrated Database Editor, Jefri J. Ruchti:

Documents added September 2018: 2
Number of countries supplemented: 1

Cuba

On July 22, the National Assembly of the People’s Power adopted a draft text for a new constitution for Cuba. We include the official Spanish edition of the text and our own corresponding translation.

The text now undergoes a period of public discussion and comment from August 13 to November 15…

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HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated: September 2018 Update

Content News, What's New, World Constitutions Illustrated
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Back in May, we updated our users on the content that was released in the World Constitutions Illustrated database dating back to February 2017. Since then, we’ve added even more content! Read below to find out what documents have been added to this ever-growing database.

May 2018 to Date Updates

Since the last content news update, we have updated 31 countries and added nearly 100 new titles to the World Constitutions Illustrated database.

We will continue to post constitutional content news right here in the HeinOnline blog…

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HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated: A 2017-2018 Update

What's New, World Constitutions Illustrated
Kaylyn Zurawski

HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated enables legal scholars to research the constitutional and political development of every country in the world. It includes the current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation, as well as substantial constitutional histories for all countries. It also includes constitutional periodicals, thousands of classic books, other related works such as the World Factbook, links to scholarly articles and online resources, and bibliographic references.


2017 to Date Updates

From February 2017 to date, we have added 622 constitutional documents, updated 87 countries, and added 202 new titles to our World Constitutions Illustrated database.…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: DECEMBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the December release, 62 new documents and 25 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Albania

  • In September we included the text of the Constitution of 1998 as amended on 22 July 2016. Also included is the English translation from the Venice Commission

 

Austria

  • We included 14 Constitutional Laws dating from 1862 to 2013 (all currently in force) in diglot German/English editions of the Federal Chancellery

 

Azerbaijan

  • The Constitution of 1995 was further amended by the Referendum of 26 September 2016. The Constitutional Court has now provided the Azerbaijani and Russian texts…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: NOVEMBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the November release, 73 new documents and 28 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Algeria

  • We add our own translation of the current/original text of the Constitution of 1989. This document was significantly amended in 1996 and again in 2016.

 

Bangladesh

  • We include the current/latest English text of the Constitution of 1972 as amended by the Sixteenth Amendment Act of 2014.

 

Brazil

  • Last month we published the Portuguese texts of the 93rd Amendment and the Transitional Constitutional Provisions Act (ADCT). Prof Keith Rosenn has now updated his translation of the ADCT…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: OCTOBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the September release, 66 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Albania

  • We add the English translation of the Parliament of the Constitution of 1998 as amended to 2007, and the Albanian text of the amending law No. 9904 of 2008 from the official gazette

 

Algeria

  • 5 documents have been added: all French texts from the official gazette: 3 from the transitional period of 1994, and 2 earlier ones from 1958 and 1963

 

Armenia

  • The English translation of the Constitution of 1995 as amended to 2015…

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Voting in America

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Shannon Furtak

Four debates down, one election to go! Televisions, computers, and mobile devices in the United States have been taken over by the presidential election for more than a year. Back in June, this blog post encouraged readers to step away from the current political climate to study the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Take another break and check out a few key historical amendments and public laws related to voting in the United States.

Important Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

HeinOnline's World Constitutions Illustrated is an excellent resource for all types of constitutional research. It contains constitutions and constitutional histories of all countries of the world…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: SEPTEMBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the September release, 59 new documents and 27 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Albania

  • Amending law No. 76/2016 of 22 July 2016 to the Constitution of 1998 has been included from the Official Gazette. The consolidated texts of the Official Gazette and of the Parliament are also included

 

Algeria

  • 7 documents have been added covering the period from Independence in 1962 to the current text of 2016
  • We added the French text of the Secretariat General of the Government which his well footnoted and which contains a useful comparative table of the numeration of the Articles that has evolved since 1996
  • We also added our own translations of the original text of the Constitution of 1976 and as it was consolidated to 1980

 

Austria

  • The Federal Constitutional Law was amended again by Federal Act No…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: AUGUST UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

Constitution Day 2016 is being observed on September 16. This holiday is also known as "Citizenship Day," and it's held annually on September 17 to recognize the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. We would like our users to join us in celebrating this important day and welcoming the newest U.S. citizens to our country!

With the August release, 27 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Cameroon

  • The National Assembly has produced new editions of the consolidated text of the current constitution of 1972 as amended
  • The French text has been consolidated to the latest amendment of 2008

 

Mexico

  • The Constitution of 1917 was amended again by Decree published in the Official Gazette of 25 July 206
  • We include the text of the amending law…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: JULY UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the July release, 92 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Austria

  • The Constitution of Austria was amended again by Federal Act No. 41/2016 of 8 June 2016. We include the german text of the amending law, and two consolidated texts of the Federal Chancellery. The first of these is the German text which includes the state of the Constitution on the specific day of the download. The other is the diglot German/English text which is fully consolidated with all adopted provisions, even if they have not yet entered into force

 

Brazil

  • The Constitution of 1988 was amended again by Consitutional Amendment No…

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