Sergio Verdugo

IE University - IE Law School

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Is it Time to Abandon the Theory of Constituent Power?

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2023
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constituent power, constitution making

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The Uncertain Future of Constitutional Democracy in the Era of Populism: Chile and Beyond

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 78 (Forthcoming 2023), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 23-30
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2023
Samuel Issacharoff and Sergio Verdugo
New York University School of Law and IE University - IE Law School
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How Can Judges Challenge Dictators and Get Away With It?

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 59, 2021
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2021
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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democratic decay, judicial review, constitutional courts, authoritarian regimes

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De las Superintendencias a las Agencias Regulatorias Independientes en Chile: Aspectos Constitucionales y de Diseño Regulatorio (From 'Superintendencias' to Independent Administrative Agencies in Chile: Constitutional and Institutional Design Aspects)

Actualidad Jurídica (Universidad del Desarrollo), Vol. 22, pp. 263-305, July 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Law Faculty and IE University - IE Law School
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Chilean administrative agencies, judicial review of administrative regulation, separation of powers, non delegation doctrine

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The Dual Aversion of Chile’s Constitution-Making Process: Bolivarian Constitutionalism and the Pinochet Constitution

Forthcoming, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 19, issue 1, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS21-14, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 21-14
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Sergio Verdugo and Marcela Prieto Rudolphy
IE University - IE Law School and USC Gould School of Law
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Constitution-making, Latin America, Chile, Pinochet, Bolivarian constitutionalism

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Social Rights and Constitutional Reform in Chile: Towards Hybrid Legislative and Judicial Enforcement

Estudios Públicos, vol. 162, 2021
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
Rosalind Dixon and Sergio Verdugo
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - UNSW Law & Justice and IE University - IE Law School
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Social rights, Chile, constitution-making, constitutional design, judicial review, constitutional courts

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The Rise and Fall of a Constitutional Moment: Lessons from the Chilean Experiment and the Failure of Bachelet's Project

Int’l J. Const. L. Blog
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
Sergio Verdugo and Jorge Contesse
IE University - IE Law School and Rutgers Law School
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Chile, Michelle Bachelet, Constitution-Making, Constitutional Reform, New Constitution

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El Poder Constituyente Impopular (the Unpopular Constituent Power)

Actualidad Jurídica, vol. 46, Julio 2022, 207-246, 2022
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2023
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constituent power, constitution-making, Chile, constitutional change

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The Value of the Concept of Unconstitutional Constitutions

50 Cornell International Law Journal Online 39 (2017)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2021
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constituent Power, Constitutional Theory, Unconstitutional Constitution, Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendment

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Precedente y Teorías de Interpretación en la Justicia Constitucional (Stare Decisis and Interpretation Theories in the Constitutional Justice)

Precedente, Cosa Juzgada y Equivalentes Jurisdiccionales en la Litigación Pública (Thomson Reuters, Universidad de Los Andes), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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The Fall of the Constitution’s Political Insurance: How the Morales Regime Eliminated the Insurance of the 2009 Bolivian Constitution

International Journal of Constitutional Law (2019, Vol. 17, issue 4)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2020
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Judicial review, Bolivia, Constitutional Courts, Comparative Constitutional Law, Insurance Theory, Latin American Constitutionalism

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The Chilean Constitutional Court and the 2005 Reform: A Castling between Career Judges and Academics ("El Tribunal Constitucional chileno y la reforma de 2005. Un enroque entre jueces de carrera y académicos")

Revista de Derecho, Vol. XXVIII, N°1
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Diego G. Pardow and Sergio Verdugo
University of California at Berkeley, School of Law and IE University - IE Law School
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law & politics, judicial decision making, comparative constitutional law

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¿Es la Separación de Funciones un Estándar Justiciable par el Régimen de Sanciones Administrativas? (Is the Separation of Powers a Justiciable Standard for the Chilean Administrative Regime?)

Sentencias Destacadas (Libertad y Desarrollo), pp. 101-131, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Law Faculty and IE University - IE Law School
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Derecho Administrativo, Separación de Funciones, Tribunal Constitucional, Administrative law, separation of powers, Chilean Constitutional Tribunal

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Leyes De Quórum Calificado Y Debate Constituyente (The Laws of Special Quorum and Constitutional Debate)

Derecho Público Iberoamericano, vol. 5
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Ley de quórum calificado, supermayorías legislativas, regla de mayoría absoluta, Special Quorum Statute, Legislative supermajorities, Absolute majority rule

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Constitutional Justice, Constitutional Democracy, Judicial Review.

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El Respeto por las Ideas Matrices de los Proyectos de Ley. Estudio de la Jurisprudencia del Tribunal Constitucional (The Chilean Constitutional Tribunal Case Law About Reviewing the Parliamentary Respect for the Main Ideas Contained in the Legislative Bills)

Congreso Nacional, 2013 (Santiago, Editorial Jurídica de Chile)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Law Faculty and IE University - IE Law School
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How Political Narratives Affect the Self-enforcing Nature of Interim Constitutions

Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, vol. 13, issue 2-3, 2021, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS22-31, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 22-31
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Sergio Verdugo and Marcela Prieto Rudolphy
IE University - IE Law School and USC Gould School of Law
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interim constitutions, constitutional enforcement, constitution-making, Chile

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The Civil Law Tradition, the Pinochet Constitution and Judge Eugenio Valenzuela

Contribution to the collective volume on "Towering Judges: A Comparative Study of Constitutional Judges," edited by Iddo Porat and Rehan Abeyratne (Cambridge University Press)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Feb 2021
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Chile, Constitutional Theory, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Constitutional Interpretation, Civil Law Jurisdictions

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Book Review: Tom Gerald Daly. The Alchemists. Questioning our Faith in Courts as Democracy-Builders

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Volume 16, Issue 4, October 2018, Pages 1357–1363
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2021
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constitutional Courts, Democratization, Constitutional Transitions, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Brazilian Constitutional Law

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Limited Democracy and Great Distrust: John Hart Ely in Bolivia and Chile

Symposium on "Globalizing Democracy and Distrust." Forthcoming, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 19, issue 2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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John Hart Ely, Political Process Theory, Constitutional Theory, Latin America, Chile, Bolivia, Constitutional Courts

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Regulatory agencies; Formal independence Institutional design; Parliament control; Check and balances

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One Size Does Not Fit All Courts: A Commentary on 'Who will Save the Redheads? Towards an Anti-Bully Theory of Judicial Review and Protection of Democracy'

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2021
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Feb 2021
Sergio Verdugo and Vicente F. Benítez-R.
IE University - IE Law School and Universidad de la Sabana
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Democratic decay, constitutional theory, separation of powers games, constitutional courts

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Las Justificaciones de la Regla de Quórum Supra-Mayoritaria de las Leyes Orgánicas Constitucionales (The Justifications of the Above Majority Rules of a Quorum of the Constitutional Organic Acts)

Revista de Derecho (P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso), XXXIX (Valparaíso, Chile, 2012, 2do Semestre) [pp. 395 - 434]
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constitutional organic acts, Quorum, Above-majority

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Las Debilidades De La Crítica a Las Súper-Mayorías (The Weaknesses of the Argument Against Supermajorities)

Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, XLII, pp. 355-395, 2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Chilean constitutional organic statutes, Supermajority, Democracy

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Control Preventivo Obligatorio: Auge y Caída de la Toma de Razón al Legislador (Compulsory Ex Ante Control: Raise and Fall of the Control Over the Legislator)

Estudios Constitucionales, Año 8, N° 1, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Lastarria y la Revisión Judicial de la Ley en el Marco de la Constitución Chilena de 1833 (Lastarria and Judicial Review of Legislation within the Framework of the Chilean 1833 Constitution)

Rev. chil. derecho vol.43 no.3 Santiago dic. 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Latin American Constitutionalism, Judicial Review, Lastarria, Political Liberalism, Chile, 1833 Constitution

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Aportes del Modelo de Disidencias Judiciales al Sistema Político. Pluralismo Judicial y Debate Democrático (Contributions of the Judicial Dissent Model to the Political System. Judicial Pluralism and Democratic Debate)

Revista de Derecho (Universidad Católica del Norte), Año 18, N° 2, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Dissent, separate vote, constitutional power, judicial transparency, judicial legitimacy.

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Inaplicabilidad y Vicios de Forma. ¿Un problema resuelto? (Unconstitutionality and Procedural Defects. A Problem Solved?)

Revista de Derecho (Valdivia, Universidad Austral de Chile), vol. XXIII, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constitutional court, Procedural defect, Unconstitutionality

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Birth and Decay of the Chilean Constitutional Tribunal (1970-1973). The Irony of a Wrong Electoral Prediction

I•CON (2017), Vol. 15 No. 2, 469–494
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2020
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constitutional Tribunal, Judicial Review, Chile, Allende

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The Alba Constitutional Project and Political Representation

International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON), Volume 17, Issue 2, 2019, Pages 479–488
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jul 2019
Sergio Verdugo and José M. Díaz de Valdés
IE University - IE Law School and Universidad del Desarrollo
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Is it time to abandon the theory of constituent power? A rejoinder

Forthcoming, International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON), Volume. 21, Issue 4, 2023.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Sergio Verdugo
IE University - IE Law School
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Constituent power, constitution-making, constitutional change