Belgian Constitutional Court - Conflicts between regions, communities and the central government - Allocation of competences - Decisions with high political content - Degree of political alignment between the parties in litigation and judicial behaviour at the Court - Empirical testing - All decisions of the Belgian Constitutional Court, 1985-2012 - Alignment between the alleged political preferences of the judges and the political affiliation of the Petitioner increases the rate of success of the latter.,
European Constitutional Law Review
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Dalla Pellegrina, L. (Lucia), De Mot, J., Faure, M., & Garoupa, N. (2017). Litigating Federalism: An Empirical Analysis of Decisions of the Belgian Constitutional Court. European Constitutional Law Review (Vol. 13, pp. 305–346). doi:10.1017/S1574019617000050