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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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Of the Politics of Resentment and European Disintegration: Are the European Peoples Ready to Keep Paddling Together? Part II

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II of a two-part series. Part I was published here on February 26, 2017.] —Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz, Professor of Law and Director of the Department of European and Comparative Law at the University of Gdańsk, Poland* As I have argued in Part I of this series, the “politics of resentment” endanger the

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Published on March 9, 2017
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The “C word”: Democratic Decay and the New Frontiers of Comparative Law (I-CONnect Column)

—Tom Gerald Daly, Fellow, Melbourne Law School; Associate Director, Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law [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.

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Published on March 8, 2017
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Installation Lecture of Mark Graber as Regents Professor at the University System of Maryland

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Please join I-CONnect in congratulating Professor Mark Graber on his installation as Regents Professor at the University System of Maryland (USM), one of only seven in the history of the USM. Last week, Professor Graber delivered his installation lecture before an audience of family and friends, in addition to many

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Published on March 7, 2017
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I-CONnect Global Symposium: Five Perspectives on the Brazilian Abortion Ruling

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Last month, we announced that I-CONnect would host a special symposium on a recent abortion decision in Brazil. In an historic ruling for the region, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Brazil held that a criminal prohibition on procuring an abortion before the end of the first trimester violates the fundamental

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Published on March 7, 2017
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Call for Abstracts: Public Law and the New Populism

–Daniel Francis, International Journal of Constitutional Law The International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON) is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for a workshop on “Public Law and the New Populism” to take place at NYU School of Law on September 15, 2017.  The workshop will be co-hosted by the Jean Monnet Center for

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Published on March 6, 2017
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