Codified Constitution

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  • Codified Constitution
    • Written
      • All provisions and laws are brought together in 1 single document
      • Everyone has access to the document
    • Rigid
      • Difficult to change and amend laws
      • Fundamental law
        • Foundations of the law
      • Entrenched laws
        • America
          • 2/3 of Congress and 3/4 of state
          • Only 17 amendments since 1791
    • Separation of Powers
      • The Legislature, Executive and Judiciary are completely separate
    • Federal
      • Individual states with power
    • Positives
      • Everyone has access to it
      • Protects peoples freedom
    • Negatives
      • Hard to change
      • Not completely modern and up to date

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