¿Legitimate trial or covert coup? The impeachment to the President of the Brazilian Federal Republic, Dilma Rousseff

The involuntary resignation of the first women elected president in Brazil have had negative consequences for the desirable institutional strengthening of the brazilian democracy in such a profound way that needs a reflexive evaluation. This issue – the real overthrowing of the former president – is...

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Autor Principal: Almagro Castro, David
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Departamento de Derecho Constitucional 2018
Acceso en línea:https://revistas.uexternado.edu.co/index.php/derest/article/view/5663
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Sumario:The involuntary resignation of the first women elected president in Brazil have had negative consequences for the desirable institutional strengthening of the brazilian democracy in such a profound way that needs a reflexive evaluation. This issue – the real overthrowing of the former president – is have been made by using the main responsibility mechanism established in the presidentialism system: the impeachment. The current article defines – by taking into consideration an interdisciplinary method founded on the Political Science as well as the Law science – if there were enough reason for the deposition of the prime minister or, on the contrary, it has meant a violation of the sovereign mandate given by the electorate, supposing the illegitimate removal of a president elected by fifty-four million citizens.