Center for Constitutional Democracy

Indiana Law's Center for Constitutional Democracy helps people who have been hurting each other, oppressing each other, and killing each other, to build legal institutions that will allow them to live together in peace, justice, and democracy. It is one of the only centers in the world to do active constitutional design consulting.

Founded by Professor David Williams, the center works primarily in Burma, with other projects in Liberia and Central Asia. The CCD brings together reform leaders in countries struggling for constitutional democracy and university scholars who have expertise in this area. Indiana Law students working with the CCD have had the opportunity to work on the first-ever constitutional commentary on Liberia's constitution, and to travel to Thailand for consultation with Burmese democratic reformers.