Проблеми порівняльного конституційного права (англійською мовою)
This course comprises an overview of the foundations of constitutionalism using a comparative perspective. It focuses on the historical, cultural, and socio-legal influences which shape constitutions and constitutional interpretation in selected European, North American, and Asian jurisdictions; separation of powers; rights and responsibilities; and constitutional amendment. The course will also examine relations between three branches of government, as w ell as the role and jurisdiction of constitutional courts in selected democracies. Students completing this course should: gain an understanding of major legal traditions and diversity among constitutional systems in Europe, North America, and Asia; be familiar with diverse foundations of constitutionalism; demonstrate awareness of key comparative constitutional concepts; gain a greater understanding of our own Ukrainian constitution from its comparison with others; and gain a rudimentary notion of how to approach the challenges of constitution making and amending.