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The Weaknesses of Criticism Against Supermajority
Revista de Derecho (P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso) (2014)
  • Sergio Verdugo,

The article critically examines the objections that professors Guillermo Jiménez, Pablo Marshall and Fernando Muñoz have made to the exceptional legislative supermajority rule, defended by Sergio Verdugo in a prior paper of 2012. The objections relies in a biased conception of democracy and political equality. Their arguments conduct to a naïve position that prevents the evaluation of supermajorities in an instrumental way. Verdugo defends the idea that legislative supermajorities are useful given certain conditions and under certain cases.

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Sergio Verdugo. "The Weaknesses of Criticism Against Supermajority" Revista de Derecho (P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso) Vol. 42 (2014)
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