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Can the President of the Slovak Constitutional Court Defend It?

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen For the fourth time since February, the Slovak Parliament failed to select candidates to replace constitutional judges whose term of office has expired. Only seven judges remain to run the most powerful court in the country. What is more, as the Parliament enters summer recess, the

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Published on July 2, 2019
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The Slovak Party Ban Case in Context: Dialogue between the Supreme and Constitutional Courts

—Max Steuer, Comenius University The failed petition of the Slovak Attorney General to ban the far-right Kotleba: People’s Party Our Slovakia received wide domestic and international coverage. Legal developments in early 2019 that might have influenced the Supreme Court ruling in the case, however, did not attract attention. In January, the Slovak Constitutional Court invalidated

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Published on May 28, 2019
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Slovak Constitutional Court Strikes Down a Constitutional Amendment—But the Amendment Remains Valid

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen On January 30, 2019, the Slovak Constitutional Court declared a constitutional amendment unconstitutional. The Court held that the Constitution contains an implicit material core that cannot be changed through the ordinary amendment process. Consequently, if an amendment violates a core provision, it will be struck down.

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Published on April 25, 2019
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A Proposal for Gender Parity on Slovakia’s Constitutional Court

—Šimon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen The chairman of the Slovak National Council (NaCo) has formally initiated the process to select replacements for nine Constitutional Court (CC) judges who will finish their term in mid-February next year. The schedule is tight. All nominations must be made to the NaCo by January 7.

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Published on November 30, 2018
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Symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case”—Born is the King: The Day When Effective Judicial Review Arrived

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final entry in our symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case.” The introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, Part II is available here and Part III is available here.] —Tomáš Ľalík, Associate Professor at the Comenius University in Bratislava Father Christmas or Ježiško (the

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Published on January 27, 2018
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Symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case”—Perplexities of the Appointment Process Resolved by Means of “Fire and Fury”

[Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of five parts in our symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case.” The introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here and Part II is available here.] —Kamil Baraník, Assistant Professor of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava With the decision I. ÚS 575/2016, the I. Senate of

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Published on January 26, 2018
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Symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case”—The President’s Appointments

[Editor’s Note: This is the third of five parts in our symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case.” The introduction to the symposium is available here, and Part I is available here.] —Marek Domin, Associate Professor at the Comenius University in Bratislava The decision of the Constitutional Court (CC) of the Slovak Republic – I. ÚS

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Published on January 25, 2018
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Symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case”–Intermezzo to the Constitutional Conflict in Slovakia: A Case Critique

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of five parts in our symposium on “The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Simon Drugda, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford On December 6 the first Senate of the Slovak Constitutional Court (CC) held that President Andrej Kiska infringed rights of the

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Published on January 24, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium: The Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a special symposium on the recent Slovak Constitutional Court Appointments Case. The symposium will feature five parts, including this introduction. We are grateful to Simon Drugda for partnering with us to organize this symposium.] —Simon Drugda, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford Late last year, on December 6, the Constitutional

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Published on January 23, 2018
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Developments in Slovak Constitutional Law: The Year 2015 in Review

[Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in our Year-in-Review series, which began earlier this year with the publication of the 2015 year-in-review of developments in Italian Constitutional Law, prepared by Marta Cartabia, Pietro Faraguna, Michele Massa and Diletta Tega. We invite scholars from around the world to prepare similar reports on their own jurisdictions for publication

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Published on July 20, 2016
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