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Oxford Constitutional Law (OXCON) is the home of Oxford’s constitutional law services, including Oxford Constitutions of the World, US Constitutional Law and the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law.

Via this platform users are able to perform a single search across all of our constitutional law services, ensuring speedy, inclusive results.

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights was first signed on 10th December 1948, making this year its 70th anniversary.

We’re marking this important moment in global history with our Human Rights Countdown Calendar, Including topics such as reproductive rights, education, housing, and the right to a fair trial, our calendar offers valuable insight into human rights around the world. Check back each day to see what has been made available to read.

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December 5, 2018

The ‘Tinkerbell moment’: why we should care about Comparative Human Rights

 In celebration of Human Rights Month, we share an opinion piece from Professor Sandra Fredman

December 1, 2018

Celebrate Human Rights Month with our calendar

Explore new articles daily throughout December.

November 27, 2018

MPECCoL November 2018 Update

Four new articles have been added to MPECCoL, taking the total to 165.

November 20, 2018

OCW October 2018 Update

For October 2018, Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) adds 12 constitutional documents.