The European Parliament vs. the Hungarian Government

For the first time ever, on September 12, the European Parliament (EP) launched Article 7 TEU (Lisbon Treaty) proceedings against Hungary’s government. The Parliament began the action by adopting a report by Judith Sargentini, a member from the Netherlands. The report lists 12 major concerns from the functioning of the constitutional and the electoral system to economic […]

CETA, Trump and “Enemies of the People”

An incredible week in constitutional law, Verfassungsblog provides this extremely helpful summary of last week’s events and relevant blog posts: What a week… On Thursday, the High Court of Justice in England and Wales has ruled that the UK government cannot push the Brexit button all by itself but has to involve Parliament instead. In reaction […]