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Call for Papers–Global Symposium on Constitutional Amendment and Replacement in Latin America–University of Brasilia Law School, Brazil

University of Brasilia Law School in collaboration with Boston College Law School and Macquarie Law School under the auspices of The International Society of Public Law invite submissions for Symposium on Constitutional Amendment and Replacement in Latin America University of Brasilia Law School Brasilia, Brazil September 29-30, 2016 The University of Brasilia Law School, Boston

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Published on September 8, 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 September 7, 2015
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Call for I-CONnect Contributors

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School I-CONnect invites scholars of all ranks, including doctoral candidates, to become Contributors to this blog. Contributors will be asked to submit one substantive post every other month on a timely subject of their choice concerning comparative public law. Each post should range between 750 to 1000 words, though a given post

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Published on September 4, 2015
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Human Dignity in Obergefell v. Hodges

—Michèle Finck, Fellow, London School of Economics, and Lecturer, Keble College, University of Oxford. Human dignity is currently somewhat of a buzzword in constitutional and human rights studies. While resonating well on an intuitive level, the concept is however tricky to define in legal terms – underlining the conceptual vagueness or flexibility that characterizes it.

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Published on September 4, 2015
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Thresholds for Interpretation and Secession

—Adam Perry, Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary University of London Three of my favourite topics are statutory interpretation, Prince Charles, and Canadian electoral politics. I never thought these topics were all that closely related. Happily, I was wrong. For years Prince Charles has been writing letters to government ministers on everything from natural medicine to agricultural

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Published on September 2, 2015
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