Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: US constitution

  • On the Legacy of Justice Scalia in Dobbs: The Lack of Comparative Analysis

    –Stefanus Hendrianto, Pontifical Gregorian University Much has been and will be written about Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States which held that the Constitution of the United States does not confer a right to abortion, and which overruled both Roe v.

  • American Exceptionalism and the Capitol Riot One Year Later

    —Miguel Schor, Drake University School of Law American exceptionalism is a term of art comparativists employ to write and think about the United States. Two remarkable phenomena underpin the claim of American exceptionalism. First, the United States self-consciously envisioned itself as setting an example to the world when it drafted a new constitution in the late eighteenth century.

  • Does President Biden’s Agenda Provide an Antidote to Trumpism?

    —Miguel Schor, Drake University School of Law The assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, demolished the idea of American exceptionalism, the idea that the United States is a democratic model that other nations should emulate. The groundwork for the attack was laid by a campaign of lies waged by the President and his allies that the election was stolen.