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Libya’s Constitution: Take it Slow

More reflections on the time line currently being considered by Libya’s National Transitional Council and other considerations for the forthcoming constitution making process here: http://www.usip.org/publications/extending-libya-s-transitional-period-capitalizing-the-constitutional-moment

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Published on October 24, 2011
Author:          Filed under: constitutional change, hp, HP; constitutional design, Jason Gluck, Libya
 
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Libya’s Constitution: Take it Slow

[From the Chicago Tribune] Now that Moammar Gadhafi has fallen, Libya’s victorious revolutionaries should heed Iraq’s missteps as they begin the critical task of political reconstruction, including Iraq’s hurried 2005 constitution-making process. There are as many ways to write a constitution as there are spellings of Gadhafi’s name, and some processes can exacerbate conflict rather

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Published on October 21, 2011
Author:          Filed under: hp, Libya, Tom Ginsburg
 
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Libya update

The document that I commented on last week was never put into force; instead, the Transitional National Council issued a revised Transitional Constitutional Declaration. A thoughtful analysis by Zaid Al-Ali is here. Fortunately, the cramped timetable offered in the previous draft has been extended. Once liberation occurs (presumably meaning that Khadafi is found), an interim

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Published on September 5, 2011
Author:          Filed under: hp, Libya
 
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Thoughts on the Draft Transitional Constitution for Libya

As the tides shift in Libya, the rebels have released a draft constitution for the transitional period. It calls for a democratic political regime (Art. 4), accession to human rights instruments (Art. 7—Libya is already a member of all the core international instruments) and the rule of law (Arts. 6 and 11). Article 1 provides

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Published on August 21, 2011
Author:          Filed under: hp, Libya, Tom Ginsburg