New Forces for the Greek State: Comments on Comments

The pointed commentary published on Verfassungsblog over the last week—coming from different perspectives and informed from different experiences—shows the potential of such debates. In the case of Greece, they are an important addition to a discourse focusing too much on austerity or debt sustainability.

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State Reform in Greece: Legal and Practical Considerations

For the Greek drama to be resolved on a long-term basis, the shift from the exclusive focus on finances to institutional arrangements is long overdue. Armin von Bogdandy and Michael Ioannidis convincingly set out the proposal’s significant advantages. At the same time, however, its implementation might raise a host of both legal and practical considerations.

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Institution-Building in Greece. On the Risk of “Double Loyalty”

There are certain risks that could delegitimise and further weaken the Greek political, bureaucratic and judiciary institutions. Luca De Lucia’s respond to Armin von Bogdandy and Michael Ioannidis' proposal for a new approach to institution-building in Greece.

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Rule of Law in Times of the Populist Surge. Comments on Armin von Bogdandy and Michael Ioannidis

As populism rises and crises of the rule of law emerge, we have to think out of the box. Pál Sonnevend’s reply to v. Bogdandy and M. Ioannidis focusses on the democratic environment and guarantees of the rule of law in Greece.

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