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Five Questions with Carlos Bernal

—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 Carlos Bernal, a leading scholar of constitutional theory and one of the

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Published on March 31, 2017
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The Hamartia of the Constitutional Court of Turkey: Part I

— Dr. Ali Acar, Ph.D. in Law, European University Institute Introduction The dismissals of so many academics by an emergency decree in early February has sparked, once again, a public debate concerning the controversial judgments of the Constitutional Court of Turkey delivered on October 12, 2016, which dealt with the emergency decrees adopted after the

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Published on March 30, 2017
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The Constitutional Burden of the Global Imagination (I-CONnect Column)

—Menaka Guruswamy, Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin and Advocate, Supreme Court of India [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more

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Published on March 29, 2017
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Book Review: Joshua Segev on Daniel Friedmann’s “The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel’s Legal Revolution”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Joshua Segev reviews Daniel Friedmann’s book on The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel’s Legal Revolution (Oxford 2016)] —Dr. Joshua Segev, Associate Professor, Netanya Academic College School of Law, Israel The Purse and the Sword, by Daniel Friedmann, is a fascinating book. It offers special insights

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Published on March 28, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Maja Sahadžić, Ph.D. Researcher (University of Antwerp) 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 developments for

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Published on March 27, 2017
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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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