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Europeanizing the Eurozone

—Tomas Dumbrovsky, J.S.D. Candidate at the Yale Law School and Assistant Professor at Charles University in Prague. The way the Greek debt crisis was handled in the last weeks has been a public relations nightmare. The more or less rational debate about different economic and political views has succumbed to the irrationality of harmed feelings, humiliation,

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Published on July 31, 2015
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Towards a “New Schuman Declaration” (I·CON 13, Issue 2: Editorial)

Even at a time of crisis, one can neither forget nor overstate the fundamental contribution of the European construct to the destiny of our continent over the last six decades. In several respects the successes of Europe may have exceeded the boldest expectations of its visionary founders. What seemed at the time no more than

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Published on July 30, 2015
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I.CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I.CON  Volume 13 Issue 2  Table of Contents Editorial I.CON Keynote Robert O. Keohane, Nominal democracy?  Prospects for democratic global governance Articles Matthias Klatt, Positive rights? Who decides? Judicial review in balance Vanessa MacDonnell, The civil servant’s role in the implementation of constitutional rights Kristen Stilt, Contextualizing constitutional Islam: The Malayan experience Christopher McCrudden, Transnational

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Published on July 29, 2015
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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 July 27, 2015
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The Jokowi Presidency so Far: Increasing Disregard of Indonesian Constitutionalism?

—Stefanus Hendrianto, Santa Clara University School of Law It is still fresh in our memory that the election of President Joko Widodo in 2014 was hailed internationally. Here was a down to earth politician who seemed to do a credible job in his short term as governor of Jakarta. After nine months in office, Jokowi,

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Published on July 24, 2015
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Venice is not Barcelona: A Less Aggressive Regional Question gets a More Nuanced Constitutional Answer

—Diletta Tega, University of Bologna (Italy) In 2014 it was not only the Catalan and Scottish governments which were involved in claims for independence: the Italian Region of Veneto was also involved. Yet the three cases are very different: in this post, I will try to describe the Veneto case and highlight its peculiarities. In

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Published on July 23, 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 July 20, 2015
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Conference Report–Symposium on “Politics and the Constitution”, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

—Anthony Robert Sangiuliano (JD, MA, BA), Student-at-Law, Ministry of the Attorney General for Ontario, Constitutional Law Branch On 10 July 2015, the Public Law Group of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law jointly sponsored a Symposium on “Politics and the Constitution” at the

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Published on July 20, 2015
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Call for Papers–Symposium on Constitutional Change and Transformation in Africa–Kabarak University, Kenya

Kabarak University School of Law Centre for Jurisprudence & Constitutional Studies in collaboration with Boston College Law School under the auspices of The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) invite submissions for Symposium on Constitutional Change and Transformation in Africa Kabarak University School of Law Nakuru, Kenya June 9-10, 2016 Kabarak University School of Law, Boston

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Published on July 19, 2015
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Video Interview: The Design of the Iraqi Constitution Featuring Haider Ala Hamoudi

–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this latest installment of our video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Haider Ala Hamoudi on the Iraqi Constitution. I conducted the interview from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, where I am serving as a visiting scholar for the month of July. My thanks to

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Published on July 16, 2015
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