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date: 22 August 2019

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This article begins with discussions of what constitutional law is and general views on the place of constitutional law. It then considers the role of constitutional law versus ordinary law, and the political process that makes and executes it in certain specific and contested areas. In particular, it discusses rights protection and the structure of government; private law and the conduct of private individuals; and entitlements to state protection and socio-economic benefits.

Keywords: constitutional law, ordinary law, political process, rights protection, private law, state protection, socio-economic benefits

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