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Constitutionally Eroding the Rule of Law

—William Partlett, Columbia Law School Recent work by Kim Lane Scheppele, Sam Issacharoff, David Landau, and myself has focused on the ways in which constitutional change can be used to render regimes less democratic. In Russia today, we are seeing constitutional change eroding another key liberal value: the rule of law. With very little fanfare

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Published on January 8, 2014
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this new weekly feature, I-CONnect will publish a curated reading list of developments in comparative public law. “Developments” may include a selection of links to news, high court decisions, new or recent scholarly books and articles, and blog posts from around the comparative public law blogosphere. To submit

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Published on January 5, 2014
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Comparative Public Law Panels at the AALS Annual Meeting

This weekend, the AALS will host its Annual Meeting in New York City. I have organized a full-day symposium on “Comparative Constitutional Change: New Perspectives on Formal and Informal Amendment,” scheduled for Sunday, January 5, from 8:30am to 5:00pm at the conference hotel. All are welcome to attend, though registration is required. You may also

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Published on January 2, 2014
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