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Last Friday, effective March 10 at exactly 11:21 a.m., the sitting President Park Geun-hye was removed from her office by a unanimous decision of the South Korean Constitutional Court. With public life coming to a standstill as eyes focused on TV and internet live broadcasting, the acting Chief Justice delivered the court decision.
The Center for Global Constitutionalism at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) has joined Wissenschaftskolleg/Recht im Kontext as a strong institutional partner of the Verfassungsblog. Together, we are looking forward to build on the blog´s achievement and further strengthen its position as a leading forum of debate on topical questions of national, European and global co ...
I. The Case against ISDS in CETA and TTIP: Hysteria or Genuine Concern? Among those familiar with the field of investment arbitration, the strong political reaction against the investor state dispute settlement provisions (ISDS) included in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA) and originally planned to be included in Transatlantic Tr ...
The disagreement that exists between my learned colleague Kenneth Armstrong and myself concerns the question whether the Council is legally obligated to propose a candidate that, following the election, the Parliament has committed to support. The argument supporting that claim is, at its core, simple.
Stellen wir uns vor, dass die Europäischen Regierungschefs im Juli nicht Juncker oder Schulz, sondern eine dritte Person – z.B. die IWF-Präsidentin Christine Lagarde– zum Kommissionspräsidenten vorschlagen. Der Europäische Rat schnürt ein komplexes Personalpaket, verweist auf die mangelnde Unterstützung Junckers bei einigen Regierungschefs, auf die prekäre Situation, in der sic ...