The Global Summit on Constitutionalism

March 1618, 2023 The University of Texas School of Law

Concurrent Sessions VIII

Saturday, March 18, 2023 | Day 3
2:45pm


Constitutional Change, Politics, and Legitimacy

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VIII | 2:45pm-4:15pm | Location: TNH 2.137

Chair: to be announced

  1. Paz Avila (University of Texas at Austin), Constitutional Legitimacy in a Land of Constitutional Change
  2. Matheus de Souza Depieri (University of Brasilia), The Brazilian Congress and the 30 Years of the Constitution: Analysis of the Political Players in the Constitutional Amendment Process Between 2015 and 2018
  3. Carlos de Tomaso Rosero (Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil), The Proposal of Constitutional Reform in Ecuador and Their Constitutional Control
  4. Manuel Adrián Merino Menjívar (Gerardo Barrios University), Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments in El Salvador: Another Case of Formalist Resistance?
  5. Marcos Antonio Vela Avalos (Constitutional Chamber), The Uses of Legal Theory in the Analysis of Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments in El Salvador

Constitutional Justice in a Global Context

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VIII | 2:45pm-4:15pm | Location: TNH 2.138

Chair: to be announced

  1. Ugochukwu Ezeh (University of Oxford), The Gun Is (Not) Mightier Than The Gavel: Constitutionalism and Anticorruption Legalism in Nigeria
  2. Gonzalo Pérez (Universidad Monteavila), The Appealability of Arbitral Award in the Constitutional Trial
  3. Molefhi Phorego (University of Lagos / Office of the Attorney General, Oyo State Government, Nigeria), The Justiciability of Cabinet Appointments in South Africa
  4. Meital Pinto (Zefat Academic College, Israel), 10 Years Anniversary of Hosanna-Tabor and the Misrepresentation of the Ministerial Exception as a Group Right
  5. Samir Zime Yerima (Sorbonne Law School), Constitutional Aspects of Supernatural Offenses in Africa: The Case of Witchcraft

Electoral and Non-Electoral Forms of Political Participation

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VIII | 2:45pm-4:15pm | Location: TNH 2.140

Chair: Izolda Bokszczanin (University of Warsaw)

  1. Izolda Bokszczanin (University of Warsaw), Citizens Participation in the Law-Making Process in Poland: A Remedy for the Crisis of Representative Democracy?
  2. Malgorzata Lorencka (University of Silesia), The Negative Instrumentalisation of Electoral Law – The Italian Constitutional Court’s Judgment No.1/2014 and No.35/2017
  3. Eduardo Oliveira e Sousa (Lusíada University in Porto), “If Politics Still Matter”: A Study on the Motives of Electoral Abstention in Current Times.
  4. Cristina Aragão Seia (Lusíada University in Porto), Elections Integrity and Democratic Participation: A European Union Concern

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Organization of Elections in Europe

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VIII | 2:45pm-4:15pm | Location: TNH 2.123

Chair: to be announced

    1. János Mécs (ELTE Faculty of Law, Centre for Social Sciences), Constitutional Challenges Related to the Postponement of Elections in Times of Pandemic
    2. Boldizsár Szentgáli-Tóth (Centre for Social Sciences, Institute for Legal Studies, Budapest), New Perspectives of Comparative Constitutional Law: Electoral Case Law During the Covid-19 Pandemic
    3. Emese Szilágyi (Centre for Social Sciences, Institute for Legal Studies, Budapest), Electoral Campaign in the Shadow of the Covid-19 Pandemic

All times are listed in Austin, Texas, USA Time (Central Standard Time, UTC−06:00)