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Jan. 7, 2002

The Constitution Project, http://www.constitutionproject.org/

The Constitution Project is "a bipartisan nonprofit organization that seeks consensus on controversial legal and constitutional issues through a unique combination of scholarship and activism." The website features several programs, including:

  • the Courts Initiative (public education on judicial independence)
  • the Death Penalty Initiative (unacceptably high risk of wrongful executions)
  • the Election Reform Initiative (seeking improvements in election administration)
  • the Constitutional Amendments Initiative urging restraint in the use of constitutional amendments)
  • the Liberty and Security Initiative principles for protecting individual liberties during wartime)

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