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    • Semaj
    • 07.11.11 | 12:32 (IST)

    Britain also does not have a formal constitution. A formal constitution can cause a lot of problems and we see those in the US. It is hard to amend a constitution so this has led to anachronistic restrictions on individual freedom and is a source of endless wrangling wherein lawyers and judges take different positions about whether one has to determine original meaning of words or original intent of the writers of those words or what the original writers would write today. Huge mess!

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