Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: unconstitutional constitutional amendment doctrine

  • 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 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.