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The Polish Constitutional Tribunal

Piotr Tuleja

in The Max Planck Handbooks in European Public Law: Volume III: Constitutional Adjudication: Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198726418
eISBN:
9780191890222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726418.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter concerns the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland. It places the Tribunal within the context of Poland’s turbulent political history and shows how the Constitutional Tribunal had to take on ... More


Portugal: Changing Patterns of Delegation and Accountability under the President's Watchful Eye s

Octavio Amorim Neto

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Portugal’s blend of semi-presidentialism with multipartism has created a regime capable of generating a wide variety of governing solutions. This flexibility has helped consolidate one of Western ... More


The Influence of the United States Supreme Court on Judicial Review in Europe

Peter E Quint

in The Max Planck Handbooks in European Public Law: Volume III: Constitutional Adjudication: Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198726418
eISBN:
9780191890222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726418.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter outlines the influence of the United States Supreme Court, and its institution of ‘judicial review’, on certain constitutional systems of Europe. It first introduces the United States ... More


Dismantling Checks and Balances (I): The Remaking of the Constitutional Tribunal

Wojciech Sadurski

in Poland's Constitutional Breakdown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840503
eISBN:
9780191876219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840503.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reveals how, until 2015, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal (CT) was an important counter-majoritarian measure, effectively constraining the legislative and executive branches, and ... More


The Special Nature of Constitutional Discourse

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter attempts to underscore the potential advantages to creating a special constitutional tribunal that is relatively detached from the ordinary judiciary. This is especially so in civil-law ... More


Democratic Checks on Courts

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that European countries have generally felt the need to place legislative review in the hands of judges who are chosen through a procedure in which the democratic branches have an ... More


Historical Background: The Principle of Separation of Powers

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the European inclination toward constitutional courts by noting a specific conception of the principle of separation of powers that emerged in continental Europe as a result of ... More


Before the Breakdown: 1989–2015

Wojciech Sadurski

in Poland's Constitutional Breakdown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840503
eISBN:
9780191876219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840503.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how the recent changes in Polish constitutionalism should be seen against the background of post-communist transformations, after the fall of communism in 1989. It notes that ... More


The Impact of the European Court of Justice

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the two powerful courts that constitutional tribunals now encounter: the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in ... More


Territorial Cleavages and the Bolivian Constitutional Transition

Gustavo Bonifaz Moreno and George Gray Molina

in Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836544
eISBN:
9780191873737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836544.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the territorial dynamics behind Bolivia’s constitutional transition of 2006–08 and the political process during that period. Evo Morales’s landslide win in the presidential ... More


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