Topics Crimes of the previous regime

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Usually in the context of specifying the new regime's treatment of these crimes. May grant amnesty or require punishment.


Principles and Symbols


transitional justice

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution mention anything about crimes committed by the previous regime?