In the Name of the People?: Understanding the Role of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court During Times of Political Crisis (2020)

Constitutional transformations frequently introduce and open up political spaces for new actors, as was shown during the what so-called ‘Arab Spring’, when national movements emerged to demand the removal of long-established authoritarian regimes and instigated a series of institutional power struggles. Subsequent Analysis of these events by academics has tended to overlook struggle conducted through and by legal institutions. This article directly addresses this oversight by considering the role of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) Continue reading In the Name of the People?: Understanding the Role of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court During Times of Political Crisis (2020)