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The Venezuelan Supreme Court in Exile

—Manuel Casas, doctoral candidate, Yale Law School and Rolando Seijas, doctoral candidate, Cambridge University, Faculty of Law On April 9, 2018 a group of Venezuelan Supreme Court judges gathered in the Colombian Senate to decide whether to initiate a criminal proceeding against Venezuela’s authoritarian president, Nicolas Maduro. The opposition-controlled parliament—the National Assembly—had appointed these judges to

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Published on April 22, 2018
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Symposium on “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly”–Pursuing Constitutional Authoritarianism

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of six parts in our symposium on the subject of “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] –José Ignacio Hernández G.* In the middle of civil protests, on May 1, 2017 Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro announced his intention to convoke a “National Constituent Assembly”

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Published on September 1, 2017
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Symposium on “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly”–(Mis)representing the People: Notes about the Electoral Bases of the 2017 National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

[Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of six parts in our symposium on the subject of “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] –Juan Alberto Berríos Ortigoza* In this short essay, I offer a few reflections about the rules (‘bases’) designed to organize the election of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly

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Published on August 31, 2017
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Symposium on “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly”–Maduro’s National Constituent Assembly: Constituent Power to Build an Undemocratic Regime

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of six parts in our symposium on the subject of “Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] –Miguel Ángel Martínez Meucci* Chavismo appeared in Venezuela’s political scene via a military coup led by Hugo Chávez, on February 4, 1992. A few years later, once

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Published on August 29, 2017
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium: Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a special symposium on Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly. The symposium will feature six parts, including this introduction. We are grateful to Professor Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri for partnering with us to host what promises to be an informative, insightful and provocative symposium.] —Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri (LLM, PhD) is a Lecturer

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Published on August 28, 2017
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