Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Category: Thailand

  • Thailand’s Constitutional Court to consider legality of ruling party

    Following last week’s general elections in Thailand, the losing Democrat Party has asked Thailand’s Constitutional Court to dissolve the winning Pheu Thai party. Thailand’s Constitutional Court, like a number of other specialized constitutional courts (e.g., Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey), has the constitutional power and responsibility to rule upon the lawfulness of political parties (per Part 13, Section 68 of the 2007 Constitution).

  • Constitutional Hotspots for 2010?

    I wonder if readers have thoughts on what locations will be likely to experience a constitutional crisis of some kind in 2010. Many of those that have had ongoing difficulties in the past year (Niger, Honduras, Zimbabwe) are likely to continue.