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What’s wrong with Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly?

The highly controversial new body may have been established under the guise of democracy, but it is actually a superficial cover for maintaining the President’s power.  By Dr William Partlett, … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: The Far Reaching Constitutional Context of the Manchester Arena Terrorist Attack

By Karin Loevy, manager of the JSD Program at NYU School of Law and a scholar at the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ). Her book, Emergencies in Public … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: To Pay or Not to Pay — Russia’s Next Step Away from the European Convention

By Dr Tatiana Khramova, Senior Associate, Institute of Law and Public Policy (Moscow, Russia) The Russian Constitutional Court (‘RCC’) has delivered a second judgment denying enforcement of ECtHR decisions. Shortly … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Event: Conference on ‘Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of Imposed Constitutionalism’

  The IACL Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change in collaboration with the University of Nicosia, Department of Law and the Centre for European Constitutional Law are organizing a … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Turkey’s Presidentialist Shift: An Anticonstitutional Amendment?

  By Tarik Olcay, PhD candidate in Legal Theory and Public Law at the University of Glasgow. Tarik Olcay also works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University, and … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: The 2017 Constitutional Reforms in Turkey: Removal of Parliamentarism or Democracy?

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. The Grand National … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

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