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Notes from Behind the Bench

Willy Forbath and John Ferejohn (visiting from NYU) are running a unique colloquium at Texas this spring.  They’ve invited six of the leading justices from constitutional courts around the world to visit and share insights from their time on the bench.   Yesterday, Manuel Jose Cepeda of Colombia’s constitutional court — widely viewed as one

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Published on February 14, 2012
Author:          Filed under: amendment, Colombia, constitutional courts, Zachary Elkins
 
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Term Limits Imperiled Again (this time in Colombia)

The perennial war of term limits versus presidents in Latin America seems to have opened a new front in Colombia — my native country, no less. There, it appears that term limits pose no match for popular President Uribe, whose supporters have pushed through a bill in the senate that paves the way for a

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Published on August 27, 2009
Author:          Filed under: Colombia, hp, Latin America, term limits, Zachary Elkins