Signatures, oaths, and robots

A golden age for students of Constitutional Law
A golden age for students of Constitutional Law

Constitutional lawyer José Ignacio Hernández has been writing up a storm over at Prodavinci. It figures – chavistas are violating laws so quickly it makes your head spin. It’s really hard to keep up.

In his latest, not only does he question the validity of the robot-signed decree appointing Elías Jaua as Foreign Minister, he says that even putting that aside, Jaua must first take the oath in front of the President before he starts acting all foreignministry-like. Problem is, he can’t do this in Cuba. Chávez would have to administer the oath … in Venezuela.

The article is worth a read. Sorry, it’s in Spanish.

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