Prediktabilitas Ajudikasi Konstitusional: Mahkamah Konstitusi dan Pengujian Undang-Undang


  • Titon Slamet Kurnia Fakultas Hukum Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana Jl. Diponegoro 52-60, Salatiga, 50711



constitutional adjudicatio, predictability, Constitutional of Court


There is a strong commitment that constitutional adjudication should be more predictable. As a principle, what has been rightly decided in the past should be the law for the future cases or controvercies. This article makes a substantial critics directed to the constitutional court of decision Number 14/PUU-XI/2013 on the constitutionality of presidential election rules. This articles argues that the decision shows that predictability is still a serious matter in constitutional adjudication in Indonesia. The author then recommends that to be more predictable the constitutional of court should make a judicial tradition for respecting its past right decisions.


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How to Cite

Kurnia, Titon Slamet. 2016. “Prediktabilitas Ajudikasi Konstitusional: Mahkamah Konstitusi Dan Pengujian Undang-Undang”. Jurnal Konstitusi 13 (2):259-77.