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How does Brazil’s Constitution compare to others around the world?

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We have selected a few metrics that put Brazil’s 1988 Constitution into perspective, in comparison to others across the world. Data from the Comparative Constitutions Project. The CPP is directed by Zachary Elkins (University of Texas, Department of Government), Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago, Law School), and James Melton, and produces comprehensive data about the world’s constitutions.