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  1977 Soviet Constitution -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Adoption of the Constitution was a legislative act of the Supreme Soviet.
The Constitutional Oversight Committee, composed of people who were not in the Congress of People's Deputies, was established and given formal power to review the constitutionality of laws and normative acts of the central and republic governments and to suggest their suspension and repeal.
Unlike bourgeois democratic constitutions, the Soviet Constitution placed limitations on political rights, whereas in bourgeois democratic countries these limitations are usually left up to the federal legislative or judicial systems, or state constitutions and their corresponding executive, legislative and judicial systems.
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 Encyclopedia: Soviet constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The political theory underlying the Soviet Constitution differed from the political theory underlying constitutions in the West.
Soviet constitutions appeared to guarantee certain political rights, such as freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, and freedom of religion.
Finally, Soviet constitutions specified the form and content of state symbols, such as the arms, the flag, and the state anthem.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Soviet-constitution   (359 words)

  
 1936 Soviet Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1936 Soviet constitution, adopted on December 5, 1936, and also known as the "Stalin" constitution, redesigned the government of the Soviet Union.
The 1936 constitution changed the name of the Central Executive Committee to the Supreme Soviet of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Of the four Soviet constitutions, the 1936 constitution survived longest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1936_Soviet_Constitution   (294 words)

  
 Articles - 1977 Soviet Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the Seventh (Special) Session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Ninth Convocation on October 7, 1977, the fourth and last Soviet Constitution, also known as the "Brezhnev" Constitution, was unanimously adopted.
The preamble stated that "the aims of the dictatorship of the proletariat having been fulfilled, the Soviet state has become the state of the whole people." Compared with previous constitutions, the Brezhnev Constitution extended the bounds of constitutional regulation of society.
Thus, the Constitution lacked explicit guarantees protecting the rights of the people, such as those contained in the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.
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 ipedia.com: 1936 Soviet Constitution Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 1936 Soviet constitution, adopted on December 5, 1936, and also known as the " Stalin " constitution, redesigned the government.
The constitution repealed restrictions on voting and added universa...
The 1936 Soviet constitution, adopted on December 5, 1936, and also known as the "Stalin" constitution, redesigned the government.
www.ipedia.com /1936_soviet_constitution.html   (260 words)

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