The Malaysian General Election of 19 November 2022 and the Problem of the Hung Parliament
—Andrew Harding, Visiting Research Professor, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, National University of Singapore Over the last four years or so, Malaysian politics, which had been eminently predictable under dominant-coalition rule for 60 years, have been fluid and unpredictable to the point of extreme fragmentation.
Symposium |Constitutional Struggles in Asia | Part V | Determining What is ‘Thai’: Thailand’s Constitutional Court and Identity Polarisation
[Editor’s Note: In light of recent constitutional (or some may say, unconstitutional) developments, I-CONnect is pleased to feature this timely symposium examining constitutional struggles in Asia. This is part V of a five part series, in addition to the Introduction.] — Rawin Leelapatana (Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University) and Suprawee Asanasak (Faculty of Law, Thammasat University Constitutional Battles in Contemporary Thailand Like many Asian countries, the Kelsenian-style Constitutional Court (‘CC’) was established in Thailand in 1997 for the purpose of consolidating liberal constitutionalism through constitutional adjudication.
Democracy and the Monarchy in Malaysia
—Dian A H Shah, National University Singapore Faculty of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts.
The Travails of an Enfeebled Parliament: The Swazi House of Assembly Reverses a Vote of No Confidence in the Cabinet
–Laura-Stella Enonchong, University of Warwick, African Network of Constitutional Lawyers On 03 October 2012, the House of Assembly of the Kingdom of Swaziland, which has often been regarded as an enfeebled institution, passed a historic vote of no confidence in the Cabinet.