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President Mubarak has announced he will step down, supposedly in accordance with constitutional procedures in September. http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/02/01/egypt.protests/index.html?hpt=T1&iref=BN1 Many protesters, however, find this to be inadequate. Meanwhile some opposition figures assert they will help develop a drafting process for a new constitution. For a provocative recent paper discussing the disadvantages of group drafting of a constitution (as opposed to individuals or even foreigners), see “Constitutional Design in the Ancient World,” by Lanni and Vermeule, http://ssrn.com/abstract=1747087.

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Published on February 1, 2011
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