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Five Questions with Victor Ferreres Comella

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Victor Ferreres Comella, a member of the Governing Council of the

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Published on March 24, 2017
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When Courts Decide not to Decide: Understanding the Afghan Supreme Court’s Struggle to Decide the Fate of the Dismissed Ministers

–Shamshad Pasarlay, Herat University School of Law and Political Sciences On November 12, 2016, the Wolesi Jirga, the Afghan parliament’s lower house, began a process of impeaching cabinet ministers who had not been able to spend more than 70 percent of their ministry development budget for the financial year of 2015. As part of this process,

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Published on March 22, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Vicente F. Benítez R., Constitutional Law Professor, Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia) and LL.M. student at NYU In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in 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

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Published on March 20, 2017
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Call for Papers–European Junior Faculty Forum–WZB Berlin Social Science Center

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School We are pleased to share this Call for Papers for a program co-organized by Professor Mattias Kumm, a member of the ICON-S Governing Council. The WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the European University Institute and the London School for Economics and Political Science invite submissions for the Inaugural Annual

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Published on March 17, 2017
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Five Questions with Adrienne Stone

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Adrienne Stone of Melbourne Law School. Her full bio follows below:

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Published on March 17, 2017
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On the Silence of Turkish Constitutionalists in the Face of the Amendment

—Kemal Gözler, Professor of Constitutional Law, Retired from Uludag University Faculty of Law, Turkey. [Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in Turkish on the website of the author, anayasa.gen.tr, on February 20, 2017. It was translated into English by a friend of the author, who would like to remain anonymous.] Constitutional Amendment Bill Number

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Published on March 16, 2017
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I·CON Volume 15, Issue 1: Editorial

—J.H.H. Weiler, University Professor, European Union Jean Monnet Chair, New York University Law School; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law Editorial: The Case for a Kinder, Gentler Brexit [Editor’s Note: The editorial was previously posted and can be found here.] 10 Good Reads [Editor’s Note: J.H.H Weiler’s book recommendations were previously posted and can be

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Published on March 15, 2017
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 15 Issue 1  Table of Contents Editorial I.CON Focus: Between International and Constitutional Law Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir, The “procedural turn” under the European Convention on Human Rights and presumptions of Convention compliance Eyal Benvenisti & Alon Harel, Embracing the tension between national and international human rights law: The case for discordant parity Gregory

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Published on March 15, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

—Mohamed Abdelaal, Assistant Professor, Alexandria University Faculty of Law In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in 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 public law blogosphere. To submit relevant

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Published on March 13, 2017
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Five Questions with Gráinne de Búrca

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition features Gráinne de Búrca, currently co-president of the International Society of Public Law. Her full bio follows below: Gráinne

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Published on March 10, 2017
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