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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Margaret Lan Xiao, SJD Candidate, Case Western Reserve University 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

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Published on August 31, 2015
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Why Impeachment? Brazilian Democracy Revisited

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasilia, Brazil Impeachment has become a common word these days. Recently, examples of impeachment proceedings appeared in Madagascar,[1] Thailand,[2] Indonesia,[3] Myanmar,[4] Philippines,[5] and Paraguay.[6] In Latin America, the 1990s and 2000s were clearly marked by an “unprecedented wave of impeachments” proceedings,[7] including in Brazil (1992), Venezuela (1993), Colombia (1996), Paraguay

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Published on August 28, 2015
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Article Review: David Bilchitz on Matthias Klatt’s “Positive Rights: Who Decides? Judicial Review in Balance”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, David Bilchitz reviews Matthias Klatt‘s article on Positive Rights: Who Decides? Judicial Review in Balance, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. The full article is available for free here.] —David Bilchitz, University of Johannesburg In most constitutions today, fundamental rights play a central role and they are

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Published on August 26, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Angelique Devaux, French Licensed Attorney (Notaire) 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 August 24, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Mohamed Abdelaal, Alexandria University (Egypt) 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 August 17, 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 August 10, 2015
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Mapping Constitutional Success: A New Study on Process

—Lorianne Updike Toler, Libertas Constitutional Consulting Amidst the chaos of Libya’s civil war, the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) remains the lone institution recognized as legitimate by both sides of the conflict.  Headed by the stubbornly thoughtful—and stubbornly neutral—Waleed Al-Tahourni, the CDA’s eight committees are feverishly attempting to maintain what little legitimacy remains in the country

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Published on August 7, 2015
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The Metastasis of “National Security” in China

–Alvin Y.H. Cheung, Progressive Lawyers’ Group, Hong Kong As Dwight D. Eisenhower observed as early as 1961, national security is big business–and, if left to its own devices, will accumulate political power, with potentially disastrous consequences.  Recent events in China have yet again confirmed Eisenhower’s insights.  The mass arrests and disappearances of Mainland lawyers, official

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Published on August 6, 2015
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The Scholars Who Bring You “What’s New in Comparative Public Law”

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Since last year, in January 2014, I-CONnect has published a weekly roundup of news in the world of comparative public law. “What’s New in Comparative Public Law” is a curated reading list of developments in public law. The weekly roundup includes a selection of links to news, high court

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Published on August 5, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Rohan Alva, Advocate, 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 for our

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Published on August 3, 2015
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