The Basic Principles and the Choice of Government System in the New Constitution

Author
Levent Köker
Content Type
Special Report
Institution
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)
Abstract
“The Basic Principles and the Choice of Government System in the New Constitution,” authored by Levent Köker, is the fourth monitoring report published by TESEV under the umbrella of its constitution monitoring project, Turkey Constitution Watch (turkeyconstitutionwatch.org). The report offers a comparative analysis of the presidential and parliamentary system proposals that are discussed in the Constitutional Reconciliation Commission. It also deals with the basic principles (such as rights and freedoms, independence and impartiality of the judiciary, and local autonomy) that should form the basis of system discussions in Turkey.
Topic
Human Rights, Law, Constitution, Civil Rights, Justice, Judiciary
Political Geography
Turkey, Middle East