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The legal war between the EU and Poland goes on
10 December 2021
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The legal war between the EU and Poland goes on

Late last month, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal sparked off a new scandal with its Nov. 24 ruling to the effect that the European Court of Human Rights was not entitled to question whether the appointment of judges in the Republic of Poland complied with the European Convention on Human Rights. EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Article […]

Presidential court commission approves final report, identifying disagreement on expansion
09 December 2021
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Presidential court commission approves final report, identifying disagreement on expansion

President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court commission voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to submit a report that describes various proposals for reforming the court but takes no position on the most controversial ideas. The final report identifies “considerable, bipartisan support” for implementing non-renewable 18-year term limits for the justices and “profound disagreement” on whether Congress should […]

“Emergency brake” to curb coronavirus infection in Germany pronounced constitutional
06 December 2021
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“Emergency brake” to curb coronavirus infection in Germany pronounced constitutional

On Nov. 30, 2021, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has ruled that the severe measures the country’s government took to fight the spread of COVID-19, the so-called “emergency brake,” were in compliance with Germany’s Basic Law. According to the “emergency brake” rules, adopted by the federal government in April 2021, the restrictions should […]

Experts, politicians discuss launching an inclusive process for the future constitutional redesign of the Ukrainian state
01 December 2021
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Experts, politicians discuss launching an inclusive process for the future constitutional redesign of the Ukrainian state

On Dec. 1, the Ukraine Crisis Media Center hosted a public discussion on “Is It Time for a Constitutional Convention in Ukraine?” organized by the Center for Constitutional Design (CCD). Politicians, constitutionalism experts, and representatives of civil society participated in the event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the nationwide referendum that proclaimed Ukraine’s independence. […]

ACTUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE. Statement of the Center for Constitutional Design
01 December 2021
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ACTUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE. Statement of the Center for Constitutional Design

On Dec. 1, the 30th anniversary of the nationwide referendum on declaring Ukraine’s independence, we will celebrate the actual day of our statehood’s rebirth. We are sure that present Ukraine was actually born just on the first day of December. And therefore, it is our actual Independence Day. The date on which we celebrate our […]

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