Tag: Constitutional Court of Portugal
A Constitutional Crisis in Portugal: The Deadlock at the Constitutional Court
—Teresa Violante, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] The politicization of judicial appointments is one of the most common threats to the rule of law nowadays. Usually, this phenomenon originated in the political branches, as the examples of Poland, Hungary, and, more recently, Spain and Israel show.