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Can Law Be (almost) Poetry?

Constitutionalism
Written and spoken words are not intended to fill a gap. Filling a gap is a crime against the gap. An empty space can have a strong message value. The empty space is the sanctuary and treasury of the unspoken, and in the unspoken lies the greatest wealth of all,…

On the Legality and Constitutionality of the Measures by which the Slovenian Government Restricted Constitutional Rights and Freedoms Before and After the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

Abstract: The authors analyse the constitutionality of the Ordinance and the constitutionality of restrictions of constitutional rights and freedoms imposed by the Slovenian Government. They systematically and consistently present arguments on the unlawfulness and unconstitutionality of the Ordinance and the constitutional nature of restrictions of constitutional rights and freedoms by…

A Populist Monster and the future of Constitutional Democracy

Constitutionalism
Abstract: The central objective of the post-socialist European countries which are also Member States of the EU and Council of Europe, as proclaimed and enshrined in their constitutions before their official independence, is the establishment of a democracy based on the rule of law and effective legal protection of fundamental…

HE WHO BELIEVES IN A MIRACLE

He who believes in a miracle... I entrusted my fortune to the blind future; I wrapped my arms around the neck of a life naivity. Down in the garden of the morning dawn I set out - impatient, and I stopped. They stared at me, white stones of the long…

Mandatory/Compulsory Vaccination for SARS-CoV-2 Covid-19 and Human Rights: What the ECtHR Should Have Done a Long Time Ago Has Now – Finally – Been Done at Least by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Introduction In the middle of last summer, I published an article on this blog titled Compulsory Vaccination Controversy, ECtHR and Fundamental Human Rights (July 31, 2020).[i] I wrote down a rhetorical question: “Will people become (or remain?) “tight bunnies” considered as “fools,” or can we hope for judicial protection of…
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