Time plan

The project starts in September 2021 and it is planned to be concluded in August 2024.

Detailed time plan:

  • October 2021: Kick-off workshop (in Örebro or online) for discussing the applied methods and the theoretical background and preparing a pilot study.

  • November 2021-March/April 2022: The project participants prepare the list of leading cases and indicate five constitutional law experts of their country. The pilot research is carried out.

  • April/May 2022: Follow-up workshop 1 (Örebro), to discuss the results of the pilot research, finalize the set of questions to be included in the questionnaire and the lists of leading cases.

  • From May 2022: Project participants begin to fill in the questionnaires, to encode their set of leading cases, and to prepare a short case note on a sample judgment.

  • September 2022: Follow-up workshop 2 (Örebro) to discuss the questions emerged in relation to the coding of the leading cases.

  • February 2023: Project participants finish the encoding of their set of cases.

  • March-May 2023: The statistician carries out aggregate analysis on the dataset obtained from the spreadsheets filled in by the project participants.

  • May 2023: Follow-up workshop 3 (Örebro) to discuss the results of the aggregate analysis and draw conclusions from these which may be included in the comparative remarks of the country reports. At this workshop the project participants read and discuss each other’s draft reports.

  • From May 2023: Project participants begin to work on their written report.

  • May-September 2023: The statistician carries out aggregate analysis involving the project’s dataset, the original CONREASON dataset and the CORE LATAM dataset.

  • October 2023: Submission of the country reports.

  • November 2023-March 2024: Preparation of the comparative study based on the country reports.

  • April-August 2024: The country reports and the comparative analysis are prepared for publication. The results are presented at conferences, workshops and seminars.