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Of Counting Votes, Televised Supreme Court Proceedings, and the Problematic Use of Constitutional Categories—a Rejoinder

—Mariana Velasco-Rivera, National University of Ireland Maynooth, School of Law and Criminology; Co-Editor, IACL Blog. Twitter: @marisconsin. [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] In my recent column ‘When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico’, I discussed a Supreme Court high-profile case (Acción de Inconstitucionalidad 64/2021) in

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Published on August 11, 2022
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Seeing the Whole Picture of the Debate in the Mexican Supreme Court: A Response to “When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico”

–Roberto Niembro, General Director of Institutional Relations of the Mexican Supreme Court; UNAM and co-Chair of ICON-S Mexico I write this post in response to the column When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico because it wrongly suggests that the application of voting rules by the Chief Justice Arturo Zaldívar during the session of

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Published on June 29, 2022
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The Decriminalization of Abortion: A Landmark Decision by the Mexican Supreme Court

—Joy Monserrat Ochoa Martínez, UNAM and the Mexican Supreme Court, and Roberto Niembro Ortega, Universidad Iberoamericana and the Mexican Supreme Court; co-Chair, ICON-S Mexico Several weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a landmark judgment recognizing a right to voluntary abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. The ruling renders several articles of the criminal code

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Published on October 12, 2021
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The Surprising Cascade of Pro-Gay Marriage Decisions in Latin America

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law Ten years ago, Latin America would have been one of the last places where one would have expected an avalanche of same-sex rights decisions and policies. But that’s indeed what has happened recently, bookmarked by a December decision of the Mexican Supreme Court. I’ll summarize just one

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Published on January 9, 2013
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