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Morocco Constitution Approved

Morocco’s new Constitution was overwhelmingly approved by voters in a referndum on Friday, followed by celebrations. As such, the Arab Spring (now Summer?) has its first (mostly) bloodless transition, from an absolute to a constitutional monarchy. Among other things, the new document recognizes Tamazight (the original language of pre-Arab North Africa) as an official language,

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Published on July 3, 2011
Author:          Filed under: Constitutional Monarchy, hp, Morocco, Tom Ginsburg
 
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The Legal Status of the Queen in Canada

Canada is constitutional monarchy, a term which refers to a system of government headed by a monarch whose actions are both constrained and compelled by a constitution. The monarch in Canada is the Queen. The Constitution Act of 1867 says so expressly and the Constitution Act of 1982 affirms it implicity. But the question that

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Published on June 15, 2010
Author:          Filed under: Canada, Constitutional Monarchy, hp, Queen, Richard Albert