13 Chi.-Kent J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2012-2013)

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Article


The Likelihood of Turkey's Accession into the European
                 Union: A Controversial Inquiry

                           Ashleigh   Hebert*


                           Table  of Contents
Introduction...............2...............              .................2
I.  Political Parties in Turkey.   .........................     ..........5
  A.    The Law.................5...........                ..............5
  B.    The Dissolution of Pro-Kurdish Political Parties.................6
     1.   The United Communist  Party of Turkey       ..........   ...........6
     2.   The Dissolution of the Democratic Society Party ....... ..........7
     3.   Drawing  Conclusions       ....................................8
  C.    The Near-Dissolution of the Currently Ruling Party ...... .........9
  D.    The Dissolution of Refah Partisi ........................10
  E.    Refah Partisi: An Inconsistent and Unprecedented Outcome .............12
  F.      European Standards Regarding the Closure of Political Parties.....13
  G.    Conclusions on Political Party Closure in Turkey ... ...................15
II. Freedom  of Religion in Turkey...............................15
  A.    The Law...............           ...........................15
  B.    Case of Hasan and Eylem Zengin v. Turkey ....................16
  C.    Conclusions on Compulsory Religious Education in Turkey .............18
  D.    Sahin v. Turkey: the Headscarf Case........................19
  E.    Sahin v. Turkey: Another Refah Partisi?     .........    .............21
  F.     Arslan v. Turkey: Imposing Limits on Sahin v. Turkey ..  ...........22
Conclusion                                   ....................... .................23







Ashleigh Hebert is currently a student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. In addition to
her current position at the Cardozo Tax Clinic, Ms. Hebert has interned with the Pennsylvania
Supreme Court and held positions at Herskovits PLLC, the Kenmar Group, and Mintz & Fraade,
P.C.

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