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Courting Peace: Judicial Review and Peace Jurisprudence

Courting Peace: Judicial Review and Peace Jurisprudence Sapiano, J. (2017) Abstract: The current debate measuring the trade-offs between democracy and judicial review is unable to analyse the influence of courts in post-conflict states. However, a court with authority over constitutional review is commonplace in new constitutions, including those that have been drafted (or revised) as […]

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Constitution-Building in Political Settlement Processes: The Quest for Inclusion

Constitution-Building in Political Settlement Processes: The Quest for Inclusion, Discussion Report Sapiano, J. Edited by Zulueta-Fülscher, K., Bisarya, S., Bell, C. and Welikala, A. (June 2016) Policy points: • A balance between allowing time to build consensus and using deadlines to keep the process on track needs to be found. • The constitution includes mechanisms […]

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