Constitutional Law


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Constitutional Law

 

a term used in legal and political writings to denote the branch of law that governs relations set down in the constitution or in legislative instruments promulgated for the observance of the constitution. In the USSR the term commonly used is state law.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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