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Court Rejects Two Challenges to Marriage Act (June 25, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 18, 2015, the Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) released its decisions on two petitions ...

Topic: Children's rights; Church and state relations; Constitution; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Small Political Parties Object to Proposed Constitutional Amendment (June 24, 2015) by Constance Johnson

A number of small political parties in Sri Lanka have stated that they are opposed to ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Concerning U.S. Drone Attacks in Yemen (June 17, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On May 27, 2015, the Administrative Trial Court of Cologne (Verwaltungsgericht Köln, VG Köln) dismissed a ...

Topic: Constitution; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Germany

President Campaigns for Amendment on Electoral Reform (June 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On June 8, 2015, President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka spoke at a rally in support ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Constitutional Referendum to Be Held (June 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The government of Thailand, a country that has been under military rule since a May 2014 ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Constitutional Amendment Passed Increasing Justices (May 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved a constitutional amendment that increases the ...

Topic: Constitution; Judges; Judiciary; Supreme court
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Court Permits Third Bid for Presidency (May 07, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Protest and dissent; Racial and ethnic relations
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Draft of New Constitution Completed (May 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 17, 2015, Thailand's Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) completed the first draft of a new ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Parliament Passes Non-Citizens Employment Act (April 28, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

Tanzania's 357-member unicameral Parliament recently passed the Non-Citizens (Employment Regulation) Act, which, as its name indicates, ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Constitution; Labor
Jurisdiction: Tanzania

Constitutional Amendment to Extend Jurisdiction of Superior Courts to Tribal Areas (March 03, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On February 20, 2015, Pakistan's Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice approved a constitutional amendment ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Constitution; Judiciary; Jurisdiction; State and local government; Territories and protectorates
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Constitutional Referendum Plan Approved (March 03, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Members of Parliament of Burma (also known as Myanmar) announced on February 11, 2015, that the ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Burma

Water Law Overturned by Court (March 03, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Constitutional Court, on February 18, 2015, revoked the 2004 Law on Water Resources. The ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Water resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Historic Constitutional Amendment in Progress (March 03, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On January 27, 2015, the Italian Chamber of Deputies reviewed for a second time a constitutional ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Legislative bodies; Organization of legislatures
Jurisdiction: Italy

Constitution Will Become Available in Several Languages (February 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On February 5, 2015, Angolan National Assembly Deputy Emílio Homem anounced that a technical commission coordinated ...

Topic: Constitution; Language
Jurisdiction: Angola

Temporary Citizens Will Be Allowed to Vote in Constitutional Referendum (February 06, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on February 3, 2015, that Burma's Parliament (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) had passed a law ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Constitution; Elections and politics; Minority rights
Jurisdiction: Burma

Constitutional Amendment to Be Implemented (January 23, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe, stated on January 21, 2015, that the country will implement ...

Topic: Constitution; Racial and ethnic relations; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Sixteenth Amendment to Constitution Empowers Parliament to Impeach Justices (November 10, 2014) by Shameema Rahman

Bangladesh Act No XIII of 2014 amended the Constitution of Bangladesh, empowering Parliament ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Legislative powers
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

New Law on State Attorneys (November 04, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On October 14, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's legislature, adopted the Law on the Procuracy. (

Topic: Constitution; Crime and law enforcement; Government; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Pledge to Consider Amending Constitutional Provision Giving Military the Power to Veto Amendments (November 03, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on November 2, 2014, that Myanmar's parliament, the Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Burma

Law Students Protest Ban on Being Hired as Prosecutors (October 31, 2014) by George Sadek

On October 20, 2014, a group of law students who had been denied positions in Egypt's ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Education; Judiciary; Constitution
Jurisdiction: Egypt

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Last updated: June 25, 2015