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Part 6 Constitutional Courts: New Guardians of the Constitutions?, 6.2 Morocco’s Constitutional Court after the 2011 Reforms

Nadia Bernoussi

From: Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Islam after the Arab Spring

Rainer Grote, Tilmann J. Röder

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 September 2023

Constitutional revision is, evidently, not an isolated or neutral act, nor a technical matter, but is a response in legal form to major political concerns. It is often the result of consensus and of concessions made, sometimes a work of compromise between political powers that are pretty much opposed to one another—so much that sometimes, some basic laws1 will opt to remain vague and reserved in order to win maximum support and avoid provoking hostility. The recent revision of the Moroccan Constitution is no exception to this rule, trying to reconcile hopes and...
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