Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: QPC

  • As Jean-Louis Debré’s Term as President Comes to a Close—Whither the French Constitutional Council?

    –Alyssa S. King, PhD Candidate in Law, Yale University; Resident Fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project Jean-Louis Debré’s term as President of the French Constitutional Council is now coming to a close. The son of former Prime Minister Michel Debré, who drafted most of the Fifth Republic’s current constitution, was a successor to his father, both in his broad vision of institutional reform and in his pragmatic approach.

  • Video Interview: Developments in French Constitutional Law Featuring François-Xavier Millet

    –Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this latest installment of our video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview François-Xavier Millet on developments in French constitutional law. In the interview, we discuss the role of the Conseil constitutionnel, the QPC (question prioritaire de constitutionnalité), the relationship between France and its territories as well as between the French Constitution and European Union law, and we close with attention to Charlie Hebdo.