Judicial Review of the Constitutionality of Laws during the Economic Crisis in Greece: The Methodological Transition from the Marginal to the Intensive Review Model

  • Niki Georgiadou


This paper focuses on the methodology of judicial review of the constitutionality of laws in Greece during the period of economic crisis. First, it examines the concept and legal base of the constitutional review carried out by the Supreme Courts of Greece. Then, it analyzes the methodology followed by the courts and highlights the different review models that were applied during the period of economic adjunction. Finally this paper examines the role of Judge regarding the principle of the Separation of Powers.Keywords: constitutional judicial review, principle of proportionality, public interest, separation of powers