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Analysis: Criminal policy or criminal politics?

By Elena Simina Tănăsescu, Professor of constitutional law and EU law at the Law Faculty of the University of Bucharest and Director of the Centre for Constitutional Law and Political … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: A Vote of Confidence for the German Democratic Order — The German Federal Constitutional Court Ruling on the Application to Ban the National Democratic Party

Stefan Theil is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Cambridge. Post originally published on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog. On 17 January 2017, the German Federal Constitutional … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: What Next? Legislative Authority for Triggering Article 50

Jeff King is a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. Post originally published on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog. The UK Supreme Court judgment in … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analyse: Principe de laïcité — légalité de l’installation de crèches de Noël dans les bâtiments et autres emplacements publics

Par Jean-Eric Schoettl, Conseiller d’Etat honoraire. Les décisions rendues le 9 novembre 2016 par l’assemblée du contentieux du Conseil d’Etat (n° 395122 Fédération départementale des libres penseurs de Seine-et-Marne ; n° … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: Judicial Control of Decree-Laws in Emergency Regimes — A Self-Destruction Attempt by the Turkish Constitutional Court?

By Professor Selin Esen, Professor of Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law at Ankara University, Turkey. Professor Esen is a member of the IACL executive committee. Due to a coup d’etat attempt on … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Analysis: Colombia after the Plebiscite — Prospects for Peace

By Sebastián Machado, a PhD candidate with the Laureate Program of International Law at Melbourne Law School. As reported in this blog, the Colombian people decided to vote against the peace … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Analysis: The Controversial Anti-Migrant Referendum in Hungary is Invalid

By Zoltán Szente, Professor of Law, National University of Public Service Research Chair, Institute for Legal Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest. Post originally published on the Constitution Making & Constitutional Change IACL Research … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment