The purpose of this Article is to review the constitutional traditions of the East-Central European states with emphasis on their liberal and democratic attributes. The Article will also examine the common core of the socialist constitutions and analyze the current constitutional development in the Soviet Union and in the two Central European countries most advanced in the process of constitutional transformation, Poland and Hungary. Finally, it will supply observations on the process of forming a new constitutional model in East-Central Europe.





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