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An English Translation of the Iraqi Draft Constitution

is available here, on the BCC Web site.

HG43:
Justice Scalia was in Orange County today. I believe he was speaking at Chapman University. Did you see him?
8.29.2005 11:13pm
Friedrich Foresight (mail):
That preamble ("We are the sons of Mesopotamia, land of the prophets, resting place of the holy imams, the leaders of the civilization and the creators of the alphabet, the cradle of arithmetic...") has got to be one of the world's greats.

The "cradle of arithmetic"? Maybe that's why Douglas J in Griswold v Connecticut, 381 US 479 (1965) thought "older than our school system..." was constitutionally relevant.
8.30.2005 12:15am
Et Tu Bloge (mail) (www):
Something For Everyone To Love And Hate
8.30.2005 10:43am
SimonD (mail):
Marvellous - I'd wondered why I couldn't find a translation anywhere. Thanks!
8.30.2005 11:46am
Nobody (mail):
Er....BCC?
8.30.2005 2:55pm