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The First Week of the Chilean Constitutional Convention

—Lucas MacClure, Boston College The Chilean Constitutional Convention has begun the work that will lead, one hopes, to the replacement of Pinochet’s 1980 constitution. In this piece, I summarize the Convention’s first week and highlight themes we comparativists often discuss under the banner of the optimal design of constituent assemblies.⁠[1] The first week of the

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Published on July 15, 2021
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ICON Volume 19, Issue 1: Editorial

We invited Marcela Prieto and Sergio Verdugo, I•CON’s Associate Editors, to write a Guest Editorial. Understanding Chile’s constitution-making procedure* For good or bad, Latin America has seen several constitution-making processes in the past decades, including the cases of Brazil (1988), Colombia (1991), Perú (1993), Ecuador (1998 and again in 2008), Venezuela (1999), and Bolivia (2009).

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Published on June 25, 2021
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Indigenous Peoples and the Chilean Constituent Assembly

—Francisco Osorio, Department of Anthropology, Universidad de Chile This is a time of many firsts. The first female Vice President of the United States of America (also of black and Indian descent). The first vaccine for a global pandemic in less than a year. The first constitution of Chile to be written by elected representatives,

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Published on May 18, 2021
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Special Undergraduate Series–Six Issues for Debate in Chile’s Upcoming Elections for the Constitutional Convention

Special Series: Perspectives from Law StudentsJ.D. Student Contribution –William Skewes-Cox, 3L, Georgetown University Law Center On April 10th and 11th, 2021, Chile will hold elections to select the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention that will write the country’s new constitution. Chileans will vote across twenty-eight electoral districts, each with between three and eight seats

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Published on March 18, 2021
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Does Popular Participation in Constitution-Making Matter?

—Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] I·CONnect has recently published a series of excellent essays on the constitution-making process that will soon begin in Chile. One element of

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Published on November 25, 2020
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The Institutional Interest of Political Parties in Chile’s Constitution-Making Process

—Benjamin Alemparte, Duke University School of Law These are times of constitutional change in Chile.[1] On October 25, the referendum’s approval option for drafting a new Constitution won with close to 80% of the general vote, the most significant electoral gap in the country’s history. Notably, more than 50% of the registered electorate went to vote,

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Published on November 17, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part V: The Times They Are A-Changin’

[Editor’s Note: This is the final post in I-CONnect’s five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Patricio Zapata, Universidad Católica de Chile[1] It was just two months after that great march on Washington for

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Published on November 7, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part IV: On the Debate of the Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Peoples in Chile

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Isabel Aninat, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez The Chilean Constitution, as well as all previous constitutions in Chile, is silent in

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Published on November 6, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part III: A Feminist Rethinking of the Chilean Constitution?

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Marcela Prieto Rudolphy, USC Gould School of Law[*] “El patriarcado es un juez, que nos juzga por nacer. Y

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Published on November 5, 2020
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Symposium on Chilean Referendum Part II: Chile: The Constituent Dilemma

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent Chilean referendum authorizing a new constitution-making process. The symposium was organized by Professors José Francisco García and Sergio Verdugo, whose introduction is available here.] —Juan Luis Ossa, Centro de Estudios Públicos  In the early morning of November 15, 2019, most of Chile’s representatives

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Published on November 3, 2020
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