Fall 2013 Colloquium Series Launches: Emerging From / Sliding Back into Authoritarianism

Constitutional Transitions is proud to announce the launch of the Fall 2013 Colloquium series. The Constitutional Transitions & Global and Comparative Law Colloquium: Emerging From / Sliding Back into Authoritarianism will feature ten leading international experts at events throughout the semester. The series will be co-convened by Professors Sujit Choudhry and Mattias Kumm. A full schedule of speakers and […]

CT Welcomes Six New Visiting Fellows

Constitutional Transitions is pleased to welcome six new visiting fellows who will be joining us beginning in Fall 2013. The fellows will be at NYU School of Law for terms ranging from one to two semesters. Hailing from five different countries, the visiting fellows are legal experts, academics, and practitioners with a wealth of experience […]

Partnership with International IDEA Enters Second Year

Following a busy and successful first year, Constitutional Transitions is about to enter the second year of its multi-faceted partnership with its current client, the West Asia and North Africa Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA). International IDEA, an intergovernmental organization composed of 27 member states, is a recognized […]

CT Faculty Members Issacharoff and Kumm Address Constitutional Court Review Symposium in Johannesburg

On 11 July 2013, Constitutional Transitions faculty members Samuel Issacharoff and Mattias Kumm delivered papers at the 5th Constitutional Court Review Symposium, held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Issacharoff and Kumm spoke on a panel entitled “Constitutional Courts as Hedges against Democratic Authoritarianism.” Issacharoff delivered the lead paper for the panel, “The Democratic Risk to Democratic […]

CT Summer Researchers Advise on Constitution Drafting from Cairo and Tunis

As part of its ongoing two-year partnership with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Constitutional Transitions sent three students from New York University School of Law to work as summer researchers at International IDEA’s regional office in Cairo. The summer fellows each prepared a chapter for a manual that International IDEA […]