Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Balbay

  • On the Tight Rope: The Turkish Constitutional Court and the Balbay Case

    —Basak Cali, Koç University Law School It is well-known political science knowledge that domestic high courts strive for simultaneous sources of legitimacy. On the one hand, courts seek political legitimacy from governing political elites. On the other they seek legal legitimacy from lower rank domestic courts, other high courts, lawyers and domestic the judicial community in general.