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Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments - The Limits of Amendment Powers by Roznai, Yaniv (16th February 2017)

Introduction

From: Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments: The Limits of Amendment Powers

Yaniv Roznai

This book concerns the nature and scope of the power to amend constitutions: constitutional amendment powers. ‘Constitution’, in this book, is used to denote the narrow sense of the term, that is, the cluster of supreme principles and rules typically set in a written legal document, or a set of such documents, which establish and regulate the state’s basic institutional arrangements and practices and express the nation’s most enduring values. 1 Not every state that has a constitution, in that sense, is a constitutional state. Some constitutions are façade/sham...
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