Democracy in Crisis?
With the impending threat of presidential impeachment in the US, the illegal prorogation of parliament in the UK, anti-constitutional breakdown in Poland, and much more besides - is constitutional democracy in crisis?
Explore our curated collection of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law articles, book chapters, and journal articles covering the essential terminology and key jurisdictional issues. All content is free to read until January 7, 2020.
Content taken from Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law
|Jurisdictional Issues (Back to top)|
Dismantling Checks and Balances (II): Judges and Prosecutors
Brexit and the Scottish Question
Constitutional Crisis in Spain: The Catalan Secessionist Challenge
Correcting a Few Misconceptions
The United States: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Campaign Financing
Can the President Be Charged with a Crime?
The Uneasy Place of Parties in the Constitutional Order
Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian Constitution
The “New” Latin American Constitutionalism: Old Wine in New Skins
The President: Problems of Executive Overreach
The Slow Change in Chile: Long-term Security Sector Reform Alongside Constitutional Transition
Indian Constitutionalism: crisis, unity, and history
The Philippines: Peace Talks and Autonomy in Mindanao
Africa & Middle East
The Evolution of Modern African Constitutions: A Retrospective Perspective
Constitutional Infidelity and Federalism in Nigeria
The Quest for a New Economic Order in Egypt’s Constitutional Transformation
Australia & New Zealand
Tribal Constitutionalism and Historic Claims: The Impact of Claims Settlement on Tribal Membership Governance in Australia and New Zealand
Transnational and Comparative
Constitutions Under Stress
Back into the political? Rethinking judicial, legal, and transnational constitutionalism
The Transnational Counter-Terrorism Order: A Problématique
|Further Reading (Back to top)|
The First Amendment in
Unable: The Law, Politics, and Limits of Section 4 of the Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?
The Constitution of Freedom:
The Public's Law:
Poland's Constitutional Breakdown
Prosecuting the President:
Who is to Judge?
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