Tag: German Federal Constitutional Court
“Look Who’s Talking!” The Strange Story of Disownment in Taiwan’s New Experiment on Constitutional Review
—Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick & Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant, University of Warwick Introduction: Opinions of the Court Disowned Taiwan’s Constitutional Review 3.0 has seen its first 100 days since the Constitutional Court Procedure Act (CCPA) came into effect on January 4, 2022.
Responsibility and Judgment in a Muted 3-D Dialogue: A Primer on the Same-Sex Marriage Case in Taiwan
—Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick & Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant, University of Warwick The Taiwan Constitutional Court (TCC) made its long-awaited decision on same-sex marriage on May 24, 2017 (the Same-Sex Marriage Case). In this landmark ruling (JY Interpretation No 748), the TCC declares that the exiting provisions on marriage in the Civil Code, which essentially limits marriage to opposite-sex couples, unconstitutionally restricts gay people’s freedom of marriage under Article 22 (a catch-all clause on unenumerated fundamental rights) and violates the equal protection under Article 7 in the Constitution.
Article Review: Dolores Utrilla on Giulio Napolitano’s “Conflicts and Strategies in Administrative Law”
[Editor’s Note: In this special installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Dolores Utrilla and Guy Seidman offer separate reviews of Giulio Napolitano‘s article on Conflicts and Strategies in Administrative Law, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. The full article is available for free here.]