Courts and Constitutions

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
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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
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What does the legitimacy of the FCC rest on?
its moral authority and the willingness of the political arm of government to follow its mandates
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What are german politicians said to undertake when making legislation?
Karlsruhe-astrology
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Who says that if judges are seen as lawmakers, 'the census that upholds judicial legitimacy is far less solid'?
Mary Volcansek
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What does Drewry say has happening in terms of power between the legislature and judiciary in Britain?
'the legislator has diminished the role of the judge by occupying vast fields and then has failed to keep them ploughed'
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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
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Who argues that if the UK were to adopt a bill or rights, judges would have a greater role in policy making?
Volcansek
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French expression for impartial judges?
La bouche de la loi
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Who calls the FCC 'the guardian of German democracy'?
Kommers
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What was the problem with the role of Lord Chancellor pre-2005?
it occupied all three branches of government
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