Congress established the Center for Constitutional Law (CCL) at Akron in 1986 as one of four national resource facilities dedicated to authorized research on constitutional points. Martijn Van den Brink, The Origins and the Potential Federalising Effects of the Substance of Rights Test , in Dimitry Kochenov, EU Citizenship and Federalism: The Role of Rights (forthcoming 2016) (examining the potential capability of the substance of rights check introduced by the European Court of Justice to alter the federal balance of competences within the EU, but also questioning whether it would be fascinating to use this test in such a far-reaching method).
Franziska Maria Oehm, Land Grabbing in Cambodia as a Crime Against Humanity – Approaches in International Criminal Law , VRU – Law and Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America (2015) (questioning whether or not land grabbing may be certified as a world crime against humanity and whether or not worldwide prison law is a proper safety mechanism in circumstances where home authorized proceedings are unable to prosecute alleged perpetrator).
Subject matters embody: Access to the Courts; Civil Liberties; Consumer Rights; Criminal Justice; Disability Rights; Freedom of Speech; GLBT Rights; Human Rights; Immigration; Labor Law; the Political Process; Privacy; Protection of Health,Safety and the Environment; Racial Equality; Religion; Separation of Powers and Federalism; and Women’s Rights and Reproductive Freedom.
The shaping” can take the type of influence, as in the prevalence of presidentialism in Latin America and the diffusion of the essential construction” doctrine in South Asia, or aversion, to use Kim Lane Scheppele’s term, as stands out as the case in East Asia and to some extent in Latin America and its constitutions’ current ambivalence about neo-liberalism and neo-colonialism.