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2017 ICON-S Annual Mega-Conference Begins Today!

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School The 2017 ICON-S annual mega-conference begins today in Copenhagen, hosted by the University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Law and iCourts – the Danish National Research Foundation’s Center for Excellence on International Courts. The theme for the program is “Courts, Power, and Public Law.” The conference runs July 5-7, 2017.

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Published on July 5, 2017
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

 Volume 15 Issue 2  Table of Contents Editorial Introduction Rodrigo Álvarez. The times they are a-changin’ . . .: Challenges in Latin America Articles Daniel Brinks and Abby Blass, Rethinking judicial empowerment: The new foundations of constitutional justice Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, The forgotten people in Brazilian constitutionalism: Revisiting strategic behavior analyses of regime transitions Symposium:

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Published on July 4, 2017
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Reminder–I-CONnect Happy Hour at ICON-S in Copenhagen–Thursday, July 6, 6pm-7pm at Llama

Tom Ginsburg, David Landau and Richard Albert invite friends of I-CONnect to a happy hour at the ICON-S 2017 Conference in Copenhagen. All are welcome on Thursday, July 6, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Llama, located at Lille Kongensgade 14 1074 København K, within close walking distance from the University of Copenhagen where ICON-S will

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Published on July 4, 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 July 3, 2017
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Special Announcement–Rivista di Diritti Comparati: A Brand New Journal

–Andrea Buratti, Giuseppe Martinico, Oreste Pollicino, Giorgio Repetto and Raffaele Torino, Editors-in-Chief The first issue of the brand-new journal “Rivista di Diritti Comparati” is on line and can be downloaded at this link. The Rivista has been launched in the wake of the success of the blog diritticomparati.it, which was created in 2010. The roots and aims of this

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Published on July 3, 2017
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Virtual Bookshelf: The Transformative Constitutionalism of the Colombian Constitutional Court–A Review of “Colombian Constitutional Law” by Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa and David Landau

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School As important as it is for scholars of comparative public law to read more than one language, English remains the lingua franca in the field. As a consequence, court judgments published only in the local language and not translated into English rarely enter the global dialogue among judges and scholars–or they

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Published on July 2, 2017
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