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Egypt on the agenda

There has been a lot of attention to Egypt this past month, as the constitution-making process continues to move along; our occasional contributor Tamir Moustafa has an excellent and thorough analysis for the Brookings Center available here. Yesterday’s report that the Muslim Brotherhood has decided to run a presidential candidate marks an important turning point

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Published on April 1, 2012
Author:          Filed under: Egypt, hp, Tamir Moustafa, Tom Ginsburg
 
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Egypt’s amendments announced

Egypt’s eight-member committee charged with drafting constitutional amendments has announced their proposals. Originally tasked with modifying six provisions, they instead called for eight amendments. [An excellent discussion of the issues at stake, featuring our contributor Tamir Moustafa, can be found here. and his analysis of the amendments is here.] As reported in the press, the

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Published on February 28, 2011
Author:          Filed under: Egypt, hp, Tamir Moustafa, term limits, Tom Ginsburg
 
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Amending the Egyptian Constitution: Six critical articles that test the military’s commitment to democracy

The most important announcement last week from the Egyptian Supreme Council of the Armed Forces was that it had appointed a committee to amend the Egyptian Constitution. The committee, chaired by retired judge Tariq al-Bishri, was tasked to draft constitutional amendments within 10 days, followed by a national referendum on the proposed amendments within two

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Published on February 22, 2011
Author:          Filed under: Egypt, hp, Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt, Tamir Moustafa
 
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Does Egypt Need a New Constitution?

(cross-posted by Tamir Moustafa from foreignpolicy.com As street protests in Egypt witnesses its third week, we hear frequent calls for a new Egyptian constitution. The April 6th Youth movement reiterated its demand that Mubarak step down from power immediately and that a transitional coalition government lead a process of transition, including the drafting of a

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Published on February 10, 2011
Author:          Filed under: Egypt, hp, Tamir Moustafa
 
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Notable new book on the constitutionalization of international law

It’s rare to come across a collection of papers and to feel that one may be witnessing something fresh and important, the birth of a field, or at least a subfield. But I’ve had that experience twice this year – once this spring, when I got my hands on the recent “Rule by Law” collection

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