Judicial Review of Constitutional Amendments and New Constitutions in Comparative Perspective
35 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2016
Date Written: June 16, 2016
This paper examines the legitimacy of judicial review of the merits of proposed new constitutions and constitutional amendments. But we first have to deal with a preliminary question: Are constitution-making and constitutional-amending organs subject to any internal or external constraints in terms of the substantive solutions they may employ in drafting new constitutions or amending existing ones?
Keywords: constitutional amendments, judicial review, comparative constitutional law
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