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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

Cabinet Adoption of Constitutional Interpretation Allowing Japan to Engage in Collective Self Defense (August 04, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

Japan's Cabinet adopted a resolution on July 1, 2014, that allows Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) ...

Topic: Constitution; Military law; National security
Jurisdiction: Japan

Constitutional Right to Personal Identity (July 11, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

On June 17, 2014, Mexico published an amendment to article 4 of the ...

Topic: Birth certificates and registration; Constitution
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Marriage Defined as Between One Man and One Woman (June 10, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 4, 2014, the National Council of the Slovak Republic (NCSR, the country's parliament) adopted ...

Topic: Constitution; Families ; Human rights; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Slovak Republic

Constitutional Decision Upholding Decriminalization of Soft Drugs (June 09, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

On May 29, 2014, the Criminal Chamber of Italy's Supreme Court (Corte Suprema di Cassazione), upheld ...

Topic: Constitution; Controlled substances; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Italy

Constitutional Amendment Approved (June 09, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On May 27, 2014, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved a proposal for a constitutional amendment that ...

Topic: Constitution; Drug trafficking; Labor
Jurisdiction: Brazil

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Last updated: May 12, 2015