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Symposium–Part 6 of 7: Is there Constitutional Capture in Israel?

[Editor’s Note: This is the sixth of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business, Israel In this post I would like to suggest that part of the developments described by participants in this symposium

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Published on August 25, 2017
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Symposium–Part 5 of 7: The Israeli Liberal Democracy: A Critical Assessment

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Barak Medina, Hebrew University of Jerusalem There is a real concern of an erosion of the Israeli government’s commitment to the ideals of a liberal democracy. At

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Published on August 24, 2017
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Symposium–Part 4 of 7: Constitutional Retrogression in Israel

[Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Nadiv Mordechay, Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Yaniv Roznai, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya There are many similarities between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump. Most noticeable is

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Published on August 23, 2017
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Appel à propositions–Forum de la jeune recherche en droit comparé–25 juillet 2018–Fukuoka, Japon

Appel à propositions   Forum de la jeune recherche en droit comparé XXe Congrès international Académie internationale de droit comparé Fukuoka, Japon 25 juillet 2018   Les jeunes chercheurs sont invités à participer au tout premier Forum de la jeune recherche en droit comparé, qui se tiendra à Fukuoka, au Japon, le mercredi 25 juillet

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Published on August 23, 2017
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Symposium–Part 3 of 7: The Triumph of Israeli Populism

[Editor’s Note: This is the third of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Alon Harel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Populism is a very popular word these days. Journalistic writing attributes populism to leaders such as Erdogan the President of

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Published on August 22, 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 August 21, 2017
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Special Symposium–Part 2 of 7: Constitutional Capture in Israel

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Gila Stopler, College of Law and Business, Israel In recent years the term Constitutional Capture has been used by Jan Werner Muller and others to describe a

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Published on August 21, 2017
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Introduction to I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL Symposium: Constitutional Capture in Israel?

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to partner with the Israeli Chapter of ICON-S (ICON-S-IL) to feature a special symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” Every day this week–from Sunday, August 20 to Saturday, August 26–we will feature a post as part of this symposium. We thank Moshe Cohen-Eliya and Gila Stopler, co-chairs

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Published on August 20, 2017
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Five Questions with Kim Lane Scheppele

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions” features Kim Lane Scheppele, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values

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Published on August 17, 2017
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Japan Supreme Court Limits Police GPS Surveillance, Citing Constitution Article 35

–Lawrence Repeta, Member, Japan Civil Liberties Union and former Professor, Meiji University On March 15 of this year, the Supreme Court of Japan issued a rare decision that limits the authority of the police to conduct surveillance operations. The case involved the placement of GPS tracking devices on the vehicles of surveillance targets. According to the

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Published on August 16, 2017
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