Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: judicial restraint

  • The Indonesian General Election and the “Weak” Constitutional Court

    —Stefanus Hendrianto, Santa Clara University May 2014 was quite a month in Indonesian constitutional politics. On May 19th, 2014, the Indonesian Constitutional Court stripped out its own authority to review regional election disputes involving heads of government. On the following day, the General Election Commission closed the nomination for the 2014 presidential election.