New countries are more likely to use the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom in place of the U.S. Bill of Rights when they are drafting their own, new constitutions. (Photo by Bitpicture)

New Countries Favor Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, US Bill of Rights Outdated

(MintPress)-Once a model for emerging democracies worldwide, a new study by two U.S. law professors suggests the American Bill of Rights is losing its influence, with more countries choosing to create constitutions based on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms instead. The study shows a shift in perspective from 1987, when Time magazine reported that […]