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Call for Papers–Symposium on Founding Moments in Constitutionalism

Symposium on Founding Moments in Constitutionalism Yale Law School April 15-16, 2016 This Symposium is convened by Richard Albert (Boston College/Yale Law School) and Menaka Guruswamy (Yale Law School). About the Symposium Founding moments are landmark events that break ties with the ancien regime and lay the foundation for the establishment of modern states. Founding moments shape

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Published on November 13, 2015
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Symposium on the Constitutionalization of International Law in Latin America

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to be promote this AJIL Unbound Symposium on the Constitutionalization of International Law in Latin America. AJIL Unbound is the online scholarly companion to the American Journal of International Law. This Symposium, including a thematic introduction and four essays, addresses a subject of interest to scholars of public law and we are delighted to

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Published on November 11, 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 November 9, 2015
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Facebook Before the ECJ: The Clash between EU and US Conceptions of Privacy

—Fiorella Dal Monte, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice The concept of privacy and the tools available to protect it have come to represent a dividing line between the two sides of the Atlantic. In the Schrems case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) very recently placed significant obstacles in the way of

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Published on November 6, 2015
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Entrenching and Undercutting

—Adam Perry, Associate Professor and Tutor in Law, University of Oxford Nick Barber has an article titled ‘Why Entrench?’ coming out in the International Journal of Constitutional Law (available on SSRN). Among other things, the article is about the kinds of entrenchment there are, the reasons there are for entrenchment, and how the two match

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Published on November 4, 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 November 2, 2015
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