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Welcome to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (MPECCoL) provides a high level of analytical coverage of constitutional law topics in a comparative context. MPECCoL articles address a focused range of topics that provide the best coverage of the essence, character, development, and history of constitutional law from a global perspective.

 


Democracy in Crisis?

With the impending threat of presidential impeachment in the US, the illegal prorogation of parliament in the UK, anti-constitutional breakdown in Poland, and much more besides - is constitutional democracy in crisis? Explore our curated collection of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law articles exploring the legal terminology of 13 essential areas.  


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December 4, 2019

November 2019 Update

5 new articles have been added to MPECCoL, taking the total to 218.

December 2, 2019

Human Rights Collection

Our human rights month collection launches today. Get access to over 40 journal articles and book chapters examining the key principles of human rights law.

October 23, 2019

October 2019 Update

6 new articles have been added to MPECCoL, taking the total to 213.

October 23, 2019

October 2019 Update

6 new articles have been added to MPECCoL, taking the total to 213.

Amnesty

Andrés Cervantes Valarezo

Spending Power

Guilherme Augusto Azevedo Palu