GENERAL REVIEW ON CIVIL SOCIETY AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION
Keywords:constitution, rights, duties, civil society
The enforcement of the constitution always has been a problem in countries for different facts. One of the facts is the absence of commitment by civil society. The populism, authoritarianism, and anti-democratic aspects of who arrive at institutions nowadays are dangerous to the life and enforcement of constitutional law. For these problems, the present paper will try to answer the question: Why does civil society need to know about the constitution? The answer will be through authority arguments and self-reflections that point the important place that plays a constitution in our lives. The structure of this work will be in this way: Firstly, the rights that a person has as a human and why the politicians must respect them. Secondly, to have rights is necessary also, have duties. Thirdly, the value that a constitution has to the civil society, but why? Finally, the place of a civil society in the enforcement of constitutional law. We conclude that the Constitution is an instrument to build a civil society free and equal. The Constitution has the basic rights and duties to live in order, in peace and safe. The Constitution is a problem of everybody, for that reason, the preambles of the constitutions refer to “the people” and everybody should know the Constitution.
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