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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Sandeep Suresh, National Law University, Jodhpur, India 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 February 9, 2015
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Three Key Constitutional Reforms for Sri Lanka

–Ashwini Vasanthakumar (University College, Oxford) and Rehan Abeyratne (Jindal Global Law School) On January 8, 2015, Sri Lanka elected Maithripala Sirisena as its new President. Sirisena was an unlikely victor. He was Minister of Health and General Secretary of President Rajapaksa’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) until November 2014 when he was chosen to be the

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Published on February 7, 2015
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I•CON Debate Review by Jud Mathews: Proportionality-Based Balancing

[Editor’s Note: In this special installment of I•CONnect’s Review Series, Jud Mathews offers a critical review of the I•CON debate between Luc Tremblay and Matthias Klatt on proportionality-based balancing. The debate appears in the current issue of I•CON, beginning with Tremblay’s paper here, followed by a reply by Klatt here, and concluding with a rejoinder from Tremblay here. All

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Published on February 6, 2015
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The Indonesian Constitutional Court in Crisis over the Chief Justice’s Term Limit

—Stefanus Hendrianto, Santa Clara University On January 12, 2015, the Indonesian Constitutional Court Justices unanimously elected Arief Hidayat, a lesser-known academic from Diponegoro University, as the new Chief Justice. After his inauguration, Hidayat stated that “the process [of election] was very smooth.” But before Hidayat took over the reign of Chief of Justice in a

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Published on February 5, 2015
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On my way out – Advice to young scholars I: Presenting a paper in an international (and national) conference (I·CON 12, Issue 4: Editorial)

—Michel Rosenfeld, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law This will be the last issue in which Michel Rosenfeld serves as a Founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of I.CON. He has asked to step down after 14 years of distinguished and selfless service to I.CON. Starting from the next issue, he will move on the masthead to a place

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Published on February 4, 2015
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I.CON’s current issue (Table of Contents)

I.CON  Volume 12 Issue 4  Table of Contents Editorial I.CON Keynote Brigid Laffan, The state of our unsettled Union I.CON: Debate! Luc B. Tremblay, An egalitarian defense of proportionality-based balancing Matthias Klatt, An egalitarian defense of proportionality-based balancing: A reply to Luc B. Tremblay Luc B. Tremblay, An egalitarian defense of proportionality-based balancing: A rejoinder

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Published on February 3, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Margaret Lan Xiao, Washington University in St. Louis 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

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Published on February 2, 2015
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