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Call for Submissions: Special Committee on Comparative Law and the Social Sciences

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School The American Society of Comparative Law is hoping to build closer and more fruitful scholarly and professional connections with the social sciences. To that end, David Gerber, the president of the Society, has recently created a “Special Committee on Comparative Law and the Social Sciences.” The principal task of

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Published on January 16, 2016
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What Makes Kaczyński Tick?

[Editor’s Note: This commentary first appeared in German under the title “Polens Direktor” in der Spiegel, no. 3/2016, pp. 88-89. It is reprinted with permission from the author.] —Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Sydney; Professor, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw Without a doubt, Jarosław Kaczyński is not just paramount but also an absolute political

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Published on January 14, 2016
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Reminder–Call for Panels and Papers–Borders, Otherness and Public Law–2016 ICON-S Conference–Berlin, June 17-19, 2016

The first two Annual Meetings of ICON-S (Florence 2014 and New York 2015) have been overwhelming successes. The time has come to turn our attention to the 2016 Annual Meeting. ICON-S, the International Society of Public Law, invites paper and panel submissions for its 2016 Annual Meeting to be held at the Humboldt University, Berlin,

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Published on January 12, 2016
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Sandeep Suresh, Research Associate, Daksh India (Rule of Law Project) 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

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Published on January 11, 2016
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Book Review: Jaclyn Neo on Kevin Y.L. Tan’s “The Constitution of Singapore: A Contextual Analysis”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Jaclyn Neo reviews Kevin Y.L. Tan’s book on The Constitution of Singapore: A Contextual Analysis.] Contextualizing the Singapore Constitutionalist Paradox –Jaclyn L. Neo,* Assistant Professor of Law, National University of Singapore Befitting of his status as one of the foremost legal historians in Singapore, Kevin YL Tan’s masterful introduction to Singapore

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Published on January 8, 2016
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Virtual Book Review Roundtable: “A Theory of Discrimination Law” Featuring Tarun Khaitan, Deborah Hellman and Julie Suk

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School We are pleased to inaugurate a new virtual book review roundtable series at I-CONnect. We will periodically assemble a group of scholars–a couple of reviewers along with the author–to discuss a recent book in comparative public law. In the first installment in this series, Deborah Hellman and Julie Suk comment

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Published on January 6, 2016
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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 January 4, 2016
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