This is a case study seeking to survey the landscape of constitutional courts in the MENA region after the Arab Spring. To accomplish this, the case study identifies the traditional functions of constitutional courts, then analyzes the design features present in post-Arab Spring constitutional courts to determine how and to what extent these design features help – or hinder – each court in fulfilling its traditional functions. Analysis of design features will focus on (1) which (and how many) constitutional matters the court is empowered to decide (court jurisdiction), (2) the processes by which a court is presented a matter upon which it is empowered to decide (court access), and (3) the process by which judges are appointed to the court (court appointment).
"Constitutional Court Landscape Post - Arab Spring: A Survey of Design,"
Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design: Vol. 8, Article 2.
Available at: https://www.repository.law.indiana.edu/ijcd/vol8/iss1/2