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Case study: The US

As we said, the separation of powers is one of the necessary requirements of contemporary constitutional democracies. The United States is often referred to as the first legal system adopting …

Summing it all up

During this week you should have learned how, for a democratic system, it is fundamental that the Constitution sets the division of powers amongst all the different public branches, and …

The origin of the Italian Constitution

Now you will be introduced to the history of the Italian constitution-making process. This part will allow you to think about your own constitutional history. Knowing the past is key …