The guardian of the regime: the Turkish Constitutional Court in comparative perspective

  title={The guardian of the regime: the Turkish Constitutional Court in comparative perspective},
  author={Hootan Shambayati},
review, most cases are brought before the Constitutional Court by the parliamentary opposition, a practice that increases the potential for the judicialisation of the political process.30 The frequency with which the opposition has used this strategy led one president of the Court to complain that the Constitutional Court had become ‘like a senate’.31 This, however, has not stopped the Court from using its powers to strike down parliamentary acts and governmental decrees. As Table 5.1 shows… 

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