How should the international community respond?

Sujit Choudhry (@sujit_choudhry)and Asanga Welikala (@welikalaa)

Early on the morning of 1 February 2021, Myanmar’s military (the Tatmadaw) detained President Win Myint, the State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, and other high-ranking government officials. The Tatmadaw declared that Tatmadaw-nominated First Vice-President Myint Swe was Acting President under article 73a of…

The Canadian model of plurinational federalism is another dimension of our constitutional regime that has garnered considerable global interest, and is of central importance

to international debates over how constitutional design can and should respond to the relation between constitutionalism and nationalism.The context in which this issue arises is the…

Canadian constitutional discourse-scholarly, legal, political-has been receptive to comparative influences since its very inception. Our openness to comparative engagement, I would suggest, is a product of the constitutional pluralism that defines the Canadian constitutional order. Canada’s constitutional framework is a métissage arising from English, French, and Indigenous legal traditions, and…

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, 2019 SCC 65 potentially poses an inadvertent, yet serious, threat to judicial deference to domestic commercial arbitration in Canada. Until , courts hearing appeals on questions of law from arbitral tribunals applied the deferential…

Sujit Choudhry

Constitutional Law, Peace Processes + Democracy Support | http://choudhry.law | @WZB_GlobCon | @ForumFed | http://constitutionaltransitions.org | 🇨🇦

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