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Sweeney Richard J. (Georgetown University, Washington, Stany Zjednoczone)
Constitutional Conflicts in the European Union: Court Packing in Poland versus the United States
Economics and Business Review, 2018, vol. 4 (18), nr 4, s. 3-29, bibliogr. 50 poz.
Słowa kluczowe
Prawo konstytucyjne, Ustawa konstytucyjna, Trybunał Konstytucyjny, Wymiar sprawiedliwości, Sądownictwo w sprawach gospodarczych
Constitutional law, Constitutional law, Constitutional Court, Judiciary, Judiciary in economic matters
Klasyfikacja JEL: K0, K1, K100
Polska, Stany Zjednoczone Ameryki
Poland, United States of America (USA)
Court packing greatly threatens democracy. This paper examines, compares and draws conclusions from two attempts: The PiS government is near to packing Polish courts; President Roosevelt tried but failed to pack the U.S. Supreme Court in 1937. In most democracies a head of government with a legislative majority and strong party control can pack courts, giving complete control. The United States escaped; Roosevelt lacked complete party control. Poland is unlucky; PiS is strongly controlled. Peaceful domestic protest is necessary, but Poland's hope is from EU-level institutional pressure, supported by major democracies, to reverse packing and prevent further seizure of power. (original abstract)
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