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On the Protests and Riots in Chile: Why Chile Should Modify its Presidential System

—Sergio Verdugo, Centro de Justicia Constitucional, Universidad de Desarrollo (Chile)[1] There are many ways to approach the demands behind the protests in Chile, and I do not aim to replace or disprove those perspectives. Instead, this essay shows that part of the problem relates to the existence of an unresponsive government and that the explanation

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Published on October 29, 2019
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The Rise and Fall of a Constitutional Moment: Lessons from the Chilean Experiment and the Failure of Bachelet’s Project

—Sergio Verdugo, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad del Desarrollo / JSD candidate, New York University; and Jorge Contesse, Assistant Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School Five days before stepping down as president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet sent a bill to the Chilean Congress proposing a new constitutional text aimed at replacing the current Constitution.  The adoption of a

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Published on March 13, 2018
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