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Image Monday, December 15, 2008 | 13:56 WIB | 294
POLITICAL PARTIES AND CONSTITUTIONAL COURT PREPARING FOR 2009 ELECTION

“I believe that all of us here have the same commitment to make the 2009 Election a success,” said the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, Moh. Mahfud MD, in front of four hundreds members of various political parties as…read more



Image Thursday, December 04, 2008 | 17:29 WIB | 323
FIT AND PROPER TEST FOR JIMLY REPLACEMENT AT END OF JANUARY

Head of Commission III of Indonesian House of Representatives, Trimedya Pandjaitan, scheduled his side to hold the fit and proper test for a Constitutional Court replacing Jimly Asshiddiqie at the end of January 2009. “On last December 2, it…read more



Image Thursday, November 27, 2008 | 16:20 WIB | 299
WHEN FUTURE TEACHERS STUDY AT THE COURT

“We all can be like what we are now because of our teachers. I still remembered the name of my teacher who taught me how to write numbers, it was Pak (mister) Mochtar. When I heard the sound of his…read more



Image Friday, November 21, 2008 | 15:52 WIB | 263
CHIEF JUSTICE MEDIA VISIT. SUPPORT CONSTITUTIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AT EARLY AGE

The face of Indonesian Constitutional Court Chief Justice Prof. Dr. Moh. Mahfud MD SH turned bright when Erwan Widyarto, Editor-in-Chief of Radar Jogja threw out the idea to print special pages titled “Generasi Konstitusi” (Constitution Generation) once a week. “That…read more



Image Thursday, November 20, 2008 | 15:27 WIB | 298
Prof Dr Siegfried Bross, UII's First Doctor Honoris Causa. Ultimate Achievement for The Justice

Since its founding on July 8, 1945, this is the first time for Yogyakarta Indonesian Islamic Univeristy gave honoris causa title. The first person was Prof. Dr. Siegfried Bross, a devoted catholic, law thinker and a constitutional justice well-known worldwide.…read more



Wednesday, November 19, 2008 | 10:56 WIB | 357
CONSTITUTIONAL COURT LIBRARY PARTICIPATING IN LEGAL EXPO OF DEPARTEMENT OF LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

The Constitutional Court Library joined a Library Books Collection Fair in the Department of Law and Human Rights Building. The participation of the Court s Library was as an effort to liven up the LEGAL EXPO of Institution of Actors…read more



Image Monday, November 17, 2008 | 18:13 WIB | 421
REVIEW ON SIEGFRIED BROSS BOOK

Siegfried Bross, a German Constitutional Justice, launched his book “German Connstitutional Law: Selected Case” which had been translated in Indonesian, in the Constitutional Court Main Hall, Monday (17/11). The book printed in September 2008 explained about marriage and cultural exchange…read more



Image Monday, November 17, 2008 | 14:22 WIB | 355
GENERAL LECTURE NATIONAL ISLAM UNIVERSITY SUNAN GUNUNG JATI & BENGKULU UNIVERSITY AT THE COURT

After the falling down of new order government and the rise of reformation order, there had been changes in our constitutional paradigm. The 1945 Constitution were amended and that brought logical consequences in Indonesian legal system. That was the…read more



Image Thursday, November 13, 2008 | 08:53 WIB | 384
Constitutions should adapt to changes in society, says Can

Constitutional Court rapporteur Osman Can has said that constitutions need to be adapted in accordance with societal and political changes. “The possibility of change may legitimize constitutions that have a legitimacy problem. … Ruling out changing constitutions is a…read more



Image Wednesday, November 12, 2008 | 14:04 WIB | 274
ACT ON GENERAL ELECTION. TESTING FEMALE REPRESENTATION AND MAJORITY VOTES OPTION

Putting female candidates in a zigzag way (one in three candidates) in legislative member candidate list is a form of protection for female political rights which has been marginalized and discriminated so far. As comparison, female representation in political party…read more