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Constitutional Adjudication in Africa edited by Fombad, Charles M (31st August 2017)

Part 3 The Impact of Transjudicialism on Constitutional Adjudication, 9 The Effects of International Law Norms on Constitutional Adjudication in Africa

Magnus Killander

From: Constitutional Adjudication in Africa

Edited By: Charles M Fombad

Since the first written constitutions emerged in the late eighteenth century, states have borrowed from each other in designing their constitutions. In Africa, the colonial heritage is still evident in constitutional design. African states have also borrowed liberally from each other (and from outside the continent) when revising their constitutions, something that occurs quite regularly in most African states. Nowadays, constitutional design is an industry with consultants travelling the globe and international organizations, such as the United Nations (UN) and...
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