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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part V: The Face of an Institution: Beverley McLachlin’s Reinvention of the Role of the Chief Justice of Canada

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth entry in our symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.” We are grateful to our six symposium participants for their contributions to this special series of reflections on Canada’s retiring Chief Justice. The introduction to our symposium is available here. Part I of our symposium is available here,

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Published on December 8, 2017
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Developments in Taiwanese Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Taiwanese 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. —Jau-Yuan Hwang, Justice of the Constitutional Court, Taiwan; Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick; and Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant,

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Published on December 8, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part IV: Reconciliation and Recognition after “Cultural Genocide”: Beverley McLachlin’s Use of Language

[Editor’s Note: This is the fourth entry in our symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.” We are grateful to our six symposium participants for their contributions to this special series of reflections on Canada’s retiring Chief Justice. The introduction to our symposium is available here. Part I of our symposium is available here,

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Published on December 7, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part III: Chief Justice McLachlin, Collective Religious Freedom Rights, and the Space for Religion within the Rule of Law

[Editor’s Note: This is the third entry in our symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.” We are grateful to our six symposium participants for their contributions to this special series of reflections on Canada’s retiring Chief Justice. The introduction to our symposium is available here. Part I of our symposium is available here and

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Published on December 6, 2017
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Developments in Finnish Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Finnish 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. —Laura Kirvesniemi, PhD student, University of Helsinki; Milka Sormunen, PhD student, University of Helsinki; Tuomas Ojanen, Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Helsinki

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Published on December 6, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part II: Dissent and Empathy: Hallmarks of a Complex Judicial Personality

[Editor’s Note: This is the second entry in our symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.” We are grateful to our six symposium participants for their contributions to this special series of reflections on Canada’s retiring Chief Justice. The introduction to our symposium is available here. Part I of our symposium is available here.]

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Published on December 5, 2017
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Adjudicating ‘Honesty’: Prime Minister(s) and the Supreme Court of Pakistan (I-CONnect Column)

[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 information about our four columnists for 2017, see here.] —Menaka Guruswamy, Advocate, Supreme

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Published on December 5, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin”–Part I: Reflecting a Chief Justice

[Editor’s Note: This is the first entry in our symposium on “The Legacy of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin.” We are grateful to our six symposium participants for their contributions to this special series of reflections on Canada’s retiring Chief Justice. The introduction to our symposium is available here.] —Eric Adams, University of Alberta, Faculty of Law

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Published on December 4, 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 December 4, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on the Legacy of Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Earlier this year in June, the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada, announced her retirement effective December 15, 2017. This week–the week prior to her retirement–I-CONnect will host a special symposium in honor of Chief Justice McLachlin, for whom I had the privilege of serving as a law clerk

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Published on December 3, 2017
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