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Of Counting Votes, Televised Supreme Court Proceedings, and the Problematic Use of Constitutional Categories—a Rejoinder

—Mariana Velasco-Rivera, National University of Ireland Maynooth, School of Law and Criminology; Co-Editor, IACL Blog. Twitter: @marisconsin. [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] In my recent column ‘When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico’, I discussed a Supreme Court high-profile case (Acción de Inconstitucionalidad 64/2021) in

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Published on August 11, 2022
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Seeing the Whole Picture of the Debate in the Mexican Supreme Court: A Response to “When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico”

–Roberto Niembro, General Director of Institutional Relations of the Mexican Supreme Court; UNAM and co-Chair of ICON-S Mexico I write this post in response to the column When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico because it wrongly suggests that the application of voting rules by the Chief Justice Arturo Zaldívar during the session of

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Published on June 29, 2022
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When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico

—Mariana Velasco-Rivera, National University of Ireland Maynooth, School of Law and Criminology; Co-Editor, IACL Blog. Twitter: @marisconsin. [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] The literature on democratic erosion and democratic backsliding has documented how political leaders around the world seek to use mechanisms of (formal and

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Published on June 16, 2022
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Joint Symposium on “Towering Judges”: The Globalization of Towering Judges

 [Editor’s Note: This is the concluding post for the joint I-CONnect/IACL-AIDC Blog symposium on “towering judges,” which emerged from a conference held earlier this year at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, organized by Professors Rehan Abeyratne (CUHK) and Iddo Porat (CLB). The introduction to the joint symposium can be found here.] —Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business, Israel

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Published on April 5, 2019
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Joint Symposium on “Towering Judges”: A Foundational, not Towering, Judge

[Editor’s Note: This is part of the joint I-CONnect/IACL-AIDC Blog symposium on “towering judges,” which emerged from a conference held earlier this year at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, organized by Professors Rehan Abeyratne (CUHK) and Iddo Porat (CLB). The author in this post formed part of a panel on “Towering Judges in New/Mixed Constitutions.” The introduction to

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Published on March 22, 2019
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