Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Egyptian developments

President Mubarak has announced he will step down, supposedly in accordance with constitutional procedures in September. 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,


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