judicial politics

Wer ist der Hüter des Europäischen Konstitutionalismus nach der Finanzkrise?

National Constitutional Jurisprudence in a Post-National Europe: The ESM Ruling of the German Federal Constitutional Court and the Disavowal of Conflict

In its pending decision on the constitutionality of the European Stability Mechanism and Fiscal Compact, the German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) has recently ruled on several applications for temporary injunctions against the transposition of …

Der Steuerpolitische ‘Aktivismus’ des Bundesverfassungsgerichts als Pfadabhängige Entwicklung

Since the mid-1980s, the Federal Constitutional Court has increasingly constrained the legislative leeway for tax policy-making. This article investigates the causes of the Court’s ostensible judicial “activism” in tax matters. The following analysis …

Review: Karen Alter: The European Court’s Political Power