Tag: Austrian Constitutional Court
The Colombian Model of Judicial Review of Legislation: A Predecessor to the Austrian Constitutional Court of 1920
—Mario Alberto Cajas Sarria, Universidad Icesi, Colombia It is 100 years since the creation of the Austrian Constitutional Court (October, 1920), which gave rise to the “Austrian Model” of judicial review of a concentrated and specialized Constitutional Court, that spread across Europe with its adaptations and migrated to other continents.
—Konrad Lachmayer, Vienna The Austrian presidential election, now finally over as of December 4, produced a remarkable result. For the first time a candidate from the Green Party became head of state in Europe. The real story of the Austrian presidential campaign, however, is something else: the president-elect had already won the run-off vote in May 2016.