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Call for Papers–Workshop on Unamendable Constitutional Provisions–Koc University, Istanbul

Koç University Law School in collaboration with Boston College Law School under the auspices of The International Society of Public Law invite submissions for Workshop on Unamendable Constitutional Provisions Koç University Law School Istanbul, Turkey Tuesday, June 9, 2015 9h00-17h00 Koç University Law School, Boston College Law School and the International Society of Public Law invite submissions

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Published on January 13, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

—Rohan Alva, Jindal Global Law School In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes 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 relevant developments

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Published on January 12, 2015
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Symposium at McGill University on the Senate Reference

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Friends of I-CONnect are invited to attend the McGill Law Journal’s 2015 symposium on “Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference.” All are welcome: scholars, students, lawyers and the general public. The event will be held at McGill University’s Faculty of Law on

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Published on January 10, 2015
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Editor’s Choice: Adam Tomkins

—Adam Tomkins, University of Glasgow [ICON Editors’ Choices for New Year Readings and Gifts: ICON’s Book Review Editor, Isabel Feichtner, invited our Board members to reflect on the books that have had a significant impact on them over the past year. In the following weeks they will present their selections here on I*Connect. They write

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Published on January 9, 2015
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The Case of the Rajasthan Panchayats and the Right to Contest

Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law Students B.A/LL.B. (Hons) Student Contribution –Vasujith Ram, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata; Editor of the Journal of Indian Law and Society The Ordinances No. 1 & 2 of 2014 passed by the Governor of Rajasthan have received a barrage of criticism ever since their passage and notification on December 20, 2014.

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Published on January 7, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Patrick Yingling, Reed Smith LLP In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes 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 relevant developments for

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Published on January 5, 2015
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Call for Papers–Deadline: January 15, 2015–Workshop on Comparative Constitutional Amendment

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Boston College Law School and the International Association of Constitutional Law’s Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change invite submissions for a full-day workshop on comparative constitutional amendment, to be held on the campus of Boston College Law School on Friday, May 15, 2015. The event organizers will endeavor

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Published on January 4, 2015
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Save the Date–2015 ICON·S Annual Conference–New York, July 1-4, 2015

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School The 2015 ICON·S Annual Conference will take place on July 1–4, 2015, at New York University (NYU) School of Law in New York City. The Call for Panels and Papers will be published by February 28, 2015. More information will be available soon on the ICON·S website. The International Society

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Published on January 2, 2015
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Fetters on Prerogative Powers

—Adam Perry, Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary University of London Suppose you have a statutory power, which you decide to exercise in a certain way from now on, come what may. Maybe your decision takes the form of a policy. Maybe it takes the form of an agreement. Either way, a British or Canadian court would

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Published on January 2, 2015
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: The Future of Electoral Campaign Finance After the Defeat of the 28th Amendment

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In collaboration with Jamie Raskin, I have organized a program at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools on the future of electoral campaign finance in the aftermath of the defeat of the 28th Amendment. The program is scheduled for Sunday, January 4, at 4:00pm

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Published on January 1, 2015
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