The (Mis)Use of the Originalist Technique. The Case of Luciano Cruz-Coke
Fundamental Rights Journal 10 (2013): 137-156
Posted: 13 May 2014
Date Written: 2013
The authors criticize the Electoral Tribunal decision that prevented former Secretary of Culture, Luciano Cruz-Coke, to run for a Senate position. After arguing that in Chile the originalist technique of constitutional interpretation should follow an especially strict methodology, the essay analyses the ﬂaws of the particular judicial decision.
Keywords: Electoral Tribunal, Originalism, Constitutional Interpretation
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