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1. Who argues that if opposition parties can turn legislation into a question of rights, then the success of the porposed legislation is hindered and perhaps even blocked by constitutional courts?

  • Alec Stone Sweet
  • Alec Sweet Stone
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2. Who identifies the key feature of a constitution as lying in the provision of a frame of govt , showing original constitutional decisions to be a form of political engineering?

  • Sartori
  • Linz

3. What are german politicians said to undertake when making legislation?

  • Karlsruhe-astrology
  • proper procedure

4. Which of the following is not an explanation for the rebirth of interest in the legal dimension of politics?

  • emphasis on human rights
  • explosion in constitution making
  • expanding body of international law
  • more people are interested in law
  • legal character of EU and judicial activism in the US

5. Why is the French Conseil Constitutionnel refered to as the 'third branch of the legislature' by Tate?

  • 15 day limit on abstract review means highly political and appointments are political
  • it is in the same building


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