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A very neat new Web site — Constitute — allows you to search the constitutions of almost all the independent states in the world, with more constitutions on the way.  You can find search by country and by topic.  Interested in which constitutions have provisions for the right to bear arms?  Or gender equality?  Or free speech?  You can look for it.

More on project, and the scholars behind it, is here and here.  The Web site, which was seeded with a grant from Google Ideas, is also discussed here on Google’s blog.  Check it out.