Friday, October 3, 2014

Mirow on the Age of Constitutions in the Americas

Matthew C. Mirow, Florida International University College of Law, has posted The Age of Constitutions in the Americas, which is “an Author’s Original version of a full article that appears in Law and History Review [32 (2014): 229-35] published by Cambridge University Press.”  Here is the abstract:    
This essay discusses essential elements of the Age of Constitutions in the Americas. These elements are the United States Constitution and state constitutions, English constitutional practices, the French Revolution and the republic constitutions, the Cortes of Cadiz and the Spanish Constitution of 1812, and Haitian independence and the constitutions of the early republic.