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Ecuador’s “Unstoppable” Constitutional Referendum

—Mauricio Guim, S.J.D. candidate and Presidential Fellow in Data Science, University of Virginia School of Law & Augusto Verduga, LL.M. candidate, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador[1] Soon after winning the presidential election, new President Lenin Moreno announced a referendum to amend Ecuador’s Constitution. The proposal is the centerpiece of a so-far successful scheme to

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Published on December 16, 2017
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The Colombian Constitutional Court at the Crossroads of Peace

—Antonio Barreto-Rozo & Jorge González-Jácome, Universidad de los Andes The Colombian Constitutional Court has the final word on the legality of a large number of rules that seek to implement the peace agreement (hereafter the PA) reached last year between the government and the FARC guerrillas. One of the key points of this settlement is

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Published on August 25, 2017
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