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Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law by Cheryl Saunders, Thomas Fleiner, Mark Tushnet

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27Rights of non-citizens

Atsushi Kondo and Dragoljub Popović

27.1 Types of constitution and interpretation

The historical development of constitutional rights of non-citizens can be divided into three periods. In the late eighteenth century, constitutional rights were not limited to a state’s citizens because of the influence of the natural rights doctrine. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen in France is one example, even where the rights of the citizen were defined as being limited to citizens. The Bill of Rights in the United States is another. Thereafter, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, constitutional rights came to be limited to citizens (or subjects) because of the nationalistic spirit of this time. ...

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