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Introduction Sonja Grover
Articles The impact of populism on constitutional interpretation in the EU Member States Zoltán Szente & Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz
The instrumental abuse of constitutional courts: how populists can use constitutional courts against the opposition Michal Kovalčík
(De-)judicialization of politics in the era of populism: lessons from Central and Eastern Europe Jan Petrov
Authoritarian populism, conceptions of democracy, and the Hungarian Constitutional Court: the case of political participation Max Steuer
Through selective activism towards greater resilience: the Czech Constitutional Court’s interventions into high politics in the age of populism Hubert Smekal, Jaroslav Benák & Ladislav Vyhnánek
Judicial activism, populism and counterterrorism legislation in Kenya: coalition for Reform and democracy (CORD) & 2 others v Republic of Kenya & 10; others Oscar Gakuo Mwangi
Pandemic and community’s sense of justice through suo motu in India Tarun Arora
Abortion, same-sex marriage, and gender identity during the Pink Tide: Venezuela compared to Latin American trends Victor Molina