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Assessing the Risks of Constitutional Revisions (I-CONnect Column)

—Aslı Bâli, UCLA School of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four columnists for

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Published on September 3, 2017
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Symposium on “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly”–Like Quicksand: Opposing Venezuela’s Constitutional Assembly

[Editor’s Note: This is the last of six parts in our symposium on the subject of “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] –Laura Gamboa, Utah State University On December 2015, the Venezuelan opposition won a qualified majority in the National Assembly. Their victory made evident that the Chavista coalition—which

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Published on September 2, 2017
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Symposium on “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly”–Pursuing Constitutional Authoritarianism

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of six parts in our symposium on the subject of “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] –José Ignacio Hernández G.* In the middle of civil protests, on May 1, 2017 Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro announced his intention to convoke a “National Constituent Assembly”

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Published on September 1, 2017
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