Why have a constitution ?

Constituional and Administrative law 

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  • Created on: 23-03-14 19:21
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  • Why have a constitution ?
    • a result of cataclysmic events
      • Military defeat
      • A political Crisis
      • A popular revolution
      • Declaration of indepence
    • Countries
      • USA
        • 1787
          • America's declaration of independence from Colonial ruler Britain
      • France
        • 1791
          • The French revolution
        • 1958
          • Collapse of the French Fourth Republic
      • Germany
        • 1949
          • Defeat in World War II
          • Nazi Rule
      • Russia
        • 1993
          • National Economic Crisis
    • Fresh New Start for the Country in question
    • Political reasoning
    • Legal Reasoning
    • Entrenchment
      • Protection of the higher laws set out in the constitution
      • Bundesverfassungsgericht
        • The act was invalid as it was found to be incompatible with the Basic Law under the German Constituion
      • national identity
      • cultural identity
    • More than just a legal document

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