Comparative Constitutional Law

Knowledge Institutions in Constitutional Democracies: of Objectivity and Decentralization

August 29, 2019

“Knowledge institutions” are fundamental components of successful constitutional democracies. As recent scholarship suggests (see Ginsburg & Huq (2018); Graber et al. (2018)), threats against the press, against institutions of higher learning, and against NGOs often accompany threats to independent judiciaries, to government watchdog offices, and to genuinely free, fair and open elections in countries with…