The body or branch of law concerned with the study, interpretation, and application of a country or state’s constitution, including the issues of governance, the powers of the branches and levels of government, civil liberties, and civil rights.
He was naturalized as a French citizen in 1834, and in the same year became professor of constitutional law in the faculty of law at Paris.
In 1863 he obtained a professorship at the Milan Technical Institute; in 1867 he was appointed professor of constitutional law at Padua, whence he was transferred to the university of Rome.
Burgess, Political Science and Constitutional Law (Boston, 1899) C. E.
1862 at Schwechat, near Vienna) was secretary to the Chamber of Commerce in the mountain town of Leoben; then an official in the Ministry of Agriculture, and from June i 1917 Minister of Agriculture; he was also a university reader in constitutional law.
To make any alteration in its frontiers a constitutional law is required - a law which, as opposed to an ordinary law, has to be passed by a three-fifths majority of Parliament.