Legitimacy of Power and Constitutional Continuity

S. V. Kabyshev
2020 Актуальные проблемы российского права  
The paper analyzes the views of Prof. Ekaterina I. Kozlova concerning the lost values of the procedures institutionalizing the Russian Parliament, the risks of inconsistent implementation of mechanisms of recognition of powers of elected deputies of legislatures, peculiarities of procedures under consideration in other countries. The author has determined the mechanisms of ensuring legitimacy of power. The paper provides arguments in favour of preserving legal traditions, customs and rituals to
more » ... toms and rituals to ensure the stability of the constitutional order. The hypothesis has been put forward that constitutional identity and continuity of historical development are covered by the concept of constitutional continuity. It is concluded that the study of the constitutional continuum as a concept reflecting the natural relations between different conditions of the constitutional order can contribute to the ensuring of the legitimacy of the power and finding the best ways of transforming the constitutional and legal system.
doi:10.17803/1994-1471.2020.112.3.089-095 fatcat:zrh5vxfu2ncvlc56bl7w64dnna