The Constitutional State and its Reform Requirements
Abstract:In the first part, the author characterizes the fundamental contents (principles) of the constitutional state. In the second part, he describes the necessary reforms both at the level of the national constitutional state and at the global and humanity level. In the third part, he examines the methods and procedures of reform in the constitutional state, analysing: a) constitutional formation or complete revision; b) constitutional amendments or partial revision; c) parliamentary constitutional legislation; d) constitutional interpretation; e) government and non-governmental “outlook” commissions.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Universität Bayreuth, Lehrstuhl für öffentliches Recht, Rechtsphilosophie und Kirchenrecht, Universitätsstr 30, D-95447 Bayreuth, Germany
Publication date: 2000-03-01