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150 Years On: What is the Constitution of Canada?–Part 3 of 3–A Doctrinal Approach to the Problem of Identification

Editor’s Note: This is the third post in a three-part series to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. In their three posts, Maxime St-Hilaire, Patrick Baud and Éléna S. Drouin offer critical reflections on a provocative question: What is the Constitution of Canada? Their first post is available here and their second here. ––Maxime St-Hilaire,

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Published on September 14, 2017
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150 Years On: What is the Constitution of Canada?–Part 2 of 3–Amending the Supreme Law

Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a three-part series to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. In three separate posts, Maxime St-Hilaire, Patrick Baud and Éléna S. Drouin offer critical reflections on a provocative question: What is the Constitution of Canada? Their first post is available here. —Maxime St-Hilaire, Université de Sherbrooke; Patrick

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Published on September 13, 2017
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150 Years On: What is the Constitution of Canada?–Part 1 of 3–The Problem of Identification

Editor’s Note: Today we begin a three-day series to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. In three separate posts, Maxime St-Hilaire, Patrick Baud and Éléna S. Drouin offer critical reflections on a provocative question: What is the Constitution of Canada? We thank them for sharing their views in this forum. —Maxime St-Hilaire, Université de

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Published on September 12, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Sandeep Suresh, Research Associate (Jindal Global Law School) 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

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Published on September 11, 2017
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Developments in Slovenian Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Slovenian constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. –Matej Avbelj,* Jan Zobec,** Katarina Vatovec*** I. Introduction The year 2016 was symbolic for the Constitutional Court and the Slovenian

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Published on September 9, 2017
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Save the Date–Conference on “Rewriting the Canadian Constitution”–Boston College Law School–October 19-20, 2017

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School All are welcome to Boston College Law School for a major conference on October 19-20, 2017 to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. The program, entitled “Rewriting the Canadian Constitution,” will feature four panels and a moderated luncheon discussion with the Hon. Russell Brown of the Supreme

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Published on September 9, 2017
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A Constitutional Crisis in Guatemala?

–Carlos Arturo Villagrán Sandoval, Melbourne Law School On August 29th 2017, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court declared without effect a Presidential declaration that expelled the Commissioner of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG in the Spanish acronym). The events leading to this judgment consisted of a series of twists and turns, like those you

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Published on September 8, 2017
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Five Questions with Gábor Halmai

—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 Gábor Halmai, Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the European University Institute. His full bio follows below: Gábor Halmai, professor and chair of Comparative Constitutional

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Published on September 7, 2017
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Triple Talaq: Still Not Unconstitutional in India

–Sachin Dhawan, Assistant Professor, Jindal Global Law School, India The famous American lawyer and judge Thurgood Marshall used to tell his judicial clerks that the most important principle in law is the rule of five. In its absence, all else was irrelevant. He was referring to the number of judges required to constitute a majority

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Published on September 6, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. researcher in Comparative Constitutional Law (University of Trento) 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

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Published on September 4, 2017
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