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How different have the various constitutions of Venezuela been? Rather difficult to say, but apparently many of the constitutions were quite similar. Venezuela, Constitutions Venezuela has had twenty-seven constitutions since 1811, the most recent of which was promulgated in 1999. Why this apparent surfeit of constitutions for a country that was ...


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Article 1 Section 9 of the US Constitution forbids ex post facto laws, as do most state Constitutions. No Bill of attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. Article 1 Section 10 of the US Constitution also forbids States from passing ex post facto laws. No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and ...


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Presumably because they seem to think that appeal is the only proper venue to fix such sentencing problems: Recent initiatives concerning cannabis legalization, along with the European Union’s authoritative ruling [this is actually incorrectly referring to an ECHR ruling, which has even broader applicability], however, have brought the doctrine of lex ...


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In Germany, there are two factors at work: Prosecutors, judges, and parole boards have some discretion if they send or keep a suspect or convict in prison. While they are supposed to look only at the particulars of the case, overcrowding and a high workload might let them dismiss cases that would otherwise lead to prison sentences. When suspects are tried ...


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I highly doubt the availability of such figures. Even if they are available, i doubt the accuracy of these numbers. Reasons being, This is a sensitive subject. If any such figures are officially released, there would be many questions from the locals of EU on why such funding is made elsewhere. There would be questions on legitimacy on EU's spending. Sure, ...


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Because religion is very important for about half of all Americans. Like all religious people they have a fascination with what other people do in their bedrooms, even though it has nothing to do with their performance regarding political matters. Americans love sex scandals, islamic countries worry about homosexuality. Silly folly diversions are very ...


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