Law and Legitimacy in the Spanish Constitutional Conflict

cataloniatownhallflagsoNeus Torbisco and I have a post up at EUROPP, the LSE Blog on European Politics and Policy, on Law and Legitimacy in the Spanish Constitutional Conflict, arguing that ‘using Spanish law to block Catalonia’s independence consultation may simply encourage Catalans to construct their own ‘alternative legality’’. Ahead of this weekend’s consultation (and today’s expected new intervention of the Spanish constitutional court), we thought it would be good to clarify the idea of ‘law’ and ‘legality’ somewhat. Have a look!