Historical Steps in the Development of Systems of Constitutional Review

and Particularities of Their Basic Models   History The establishment of supreme judicial bodies for the protection of constitutionality and legality is not an invention of contemporary legal systems, but is rather related to the development of constitutionality, in particular on the European Continent. Constitutional/judicial review has passed though several characteristic development...
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Evolution de la justice constitutionnelle

L’institution d’organes juridictionnels suprêmes pour veiller à la constitutionnalité et à la légalité n’est pas une découverte des Etats modernes. Le droit de la Grèce antique distinguait le nomos (que l’on pourrait dans un certain sens comparer aux lois constitutionnelles actuelles) du psephisma qui pourrait à notre époque être appelé règlement.1 Les Grecs avaient...
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Razvoj sodne presoje ustavnosti

Ustanovitev najvišjih sodnih organov za varstvo ustavnosti in zakonitosti ni odkritje sodobnih državnih ureditev.Staro atensko pravo je razlikovalo med nomos (ki bi jih v določenem smislu lahko primerjali s sodobnimi ustavnimi zakoni), in psephisma, ki bi jih v današnjem času lahko imenovali uredbe.1 Vpeljano je bilo temeljno načelo, da uredba (psephisma), ne glede na svojo vsebino, ne sme biti...
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A tabular presentation

Different models of constitutional courts as special bodies that as protectors of constitutionality enjoy a certain legal superiority in relation to the other branches of power. From an organisational point of view, it is possible to distinguish different current models of constitutional/judicial review. Furthermore, constitutional courts are here also presented from the point of view of their...
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