Ecuador's president dissolves the legislature before it can begin his impeachment trial, bringing on an early election for his own position as well.
Category: Constitutional law
Trumpism in the Andes?
Voting last Sunday for Chile's new constitutional council saw a big triumph for the right, lending support – of a sort – to the idea of Trumpism as a game-changer.
April/May electoral roundup
News of electoral happenings around the world – including Finland, Bulgaria, Paraguay, North Carolina and England.
Expulsions in Tennessee
Tennessee's Republican Party vents its anger against opposition legislators, raising some serious constitutional issues.
Macron scrapes through
Emmanuel Macron secures approval for his pension reform plan by treating it as an issue of confidence, but the opposition comes close to stopping him.
Suspension in Fiji
Fiji's former military ruler resigns from parliament after being given a three-year suspension.
Two Mediterranean previews
Cyprus and Monaco vote on Sunday in very different elections, but with a common element of constitutional structure.
Czech & Slovak news
Czechia holds the second round of its presidential election, while Slovakia is set for an early election of uncertain date.
A Greek lesson for Australia Day
Australia Day reminds us that national unity cannot be manufactured artificially, a lesson also illustrated by the story of the last king of Greece.
Poland, Israel and the rule of law
Poland's right-wing government moves towards peace with the European Union over rule-of-law issues. Israel is moving fast in the other direction.