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Constitutional Background

There are many sources regarding the US-Constitution.  Some are linked below for further reference.

One of the special provisions of the US-Constitution is the requirement that "actual Enumveration" be conducted "within every subsequent Term of ten Years" (Art. I, Sec. 2 (3) 2).  The first census was held in 1790.

History and News

  • 16 July 1996: Helms-Burton-Act comes into effect, allowing Cuban-Americans to file claims against foreigners who are now profiting from their expropriation.

For methodology see: Comparing Constitutions and International Constitutional Law.
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