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Constitutional Law

Constitution

Pace University

2011

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Constitutional Rigidity In Kosovo: Significance, Outcomes, And Rationale, Fisnik Korenica, Dren Doli Jan 2011

Constitutional Rigidity In Kosovo: Significance, Outcomes, And Rationale, Fisnik Korenica, Dren Doli

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This article discusses the issue of constitutional rigidity from the perspective of the Constitution of Kosovo. At the outset, the article analyzes the amendment procedure within the Constitution and its nature in terms of the actors and procedures involved. Next, the article questions the nature of constitutional rigidity in Kosovo and seeks to address the position of veto players. Arguing that the Constitution of Kosovo is rather rigid, the article then questions the significance of constitutional rigidity in light of the model of separation of powers, human rights, and the Constitutional Court’s constitutional “updating” role. The article concludes that ...