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Constitutional Legitimation II

Nimer Sultany

in Law and Revolution: Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198768890
eISBN:
9780191822162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768890.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter challenges “formalist” approaches to Arab post-colonial constitutions in order to show that constitutional legitimacy does not rest on a stable or coherent basis. This formalist approach ... More


Why Amendment Rules?

Richard Albert

in Constitutional Amendments: Making, Breaking, and Changing Constitutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190640484
eISBN:
9780190640514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640484.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Virtually all constitutions codify amendment rules. But why? What are the uses and purposes of constitutional amendment rules? Amendment rules of course create a legal process for reformers to alter ... More


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