This chapter surveys powers of constitutional courts beyond the exercise of judicial review. It argues that the assignment of such powers is largely a result of the success of constitutional courts in their core role. More ancillary powers, however, risks destabilizing constitutional courts as they are drawn into major political conflicts.
Tom Ginsburg and Robert A. Kagan
Peter Lang Publishing
Tom Ginsburg. "Ancillary Powers of Constitutional Courts" New YorkInstitutions and Public Law: Comparative Perspectives
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