The Role of the Constitution in the Arab World (2006)

Most modern states have adopted written and rigid constitutions. A constitution presupposes the existence of a constituent power, as distinguished from other constituted powers, created by the constitution itself.’ Since a constitution is the highest law in the state, constituent power invest in those entitled to sovereignty. To close the vicious cycle, most constitutions provide that those entitled to sovereignty are the people Continue reading The Role of the Constitution in the Arab World (2006)