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A partial supranational solution to the problem of regressive constitutional amendments

–Adem Kessie Abebe, University of Pretoria, South Africa With the significant reduction in the number of coup d’états, one major constitutional crisis facing countries in Africa and beyond is the enactment of regressive constitutional amendments, amendments that are intended to reinforce the powers of incumbents or otherwise weaken vertical and horizontal accountability mechanisms. The problem of

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Published on June 20, 2013
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