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    • Andrew Arato
    • 08.10.10 | 17:43 (IST)

    1. in material sense all states have a constitution. In the UK (that does not have a formal, documentary constitution) e.g. one says legal but unconstitutional for acts of parliament or decisions of the cabinet that violate the conventions of the constitution 2. In israel the decision was not not to have a formal constitution, but to enact it piece-meal, as basic laws 3. the question is constitutional entrenchment, or the specail staus of some laws agaisnt which other laws can be declared unconstitutional or more simply invalid 4. this has happened several times, but is more possible after the 1992 two basic laws. the last case is the law authorizing prison privatization, now unconstitutional. Even Mitch Cohen, obviously an American, perhaps the former ed. of dissent should ahve known all this

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Lieberman's loyalty oath isn't unconstitutional, it's unwise
    First published 01:49 08.10.10 | Last updated 01:49 08.10.10
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