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Zuma’s South Africa: A Constitutional Post-Mortem (I-CONnect Column)

—James Fowkes, University of Münster Faculty of 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. For more information about our four

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Published on March 28, 2018
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Conference Report–Fourth Annual ICON-S-IL Conference–11/12 March 2018

—Yaniv Roznai, Senior Lecturer, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya On March 11-12, 2018, the fourth annual conference of the Israeli Chapter of ICON-S took place at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. Since the establishment of the Israeli chapter in 2014, this was the biggest ICON-S-IL conference so far, with about 150 scholars

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Published on March 27, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

–Monica Cappelletti, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland 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.

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Published on March 26, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Davide Bacis, PhD Student in Constitutional Law, University of Pavia (Italy) 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 March 19, 2018
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Return of Judicial Power: Religious Freedom and the Tussle over Jurisdictional Boundaries in Malaysia (I-CONnect Column)

—Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore Faculty of 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. For more information about

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Published on March 15, 2018
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The Holocaust Law Triggers Unanticipated Consequences

–Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Professor of Jurisprudence, The University of Sydney; Professor, Center for European Studies at the University of Warsaw; Visiting Professor, Yale Law School. With one stroke of a pen, the Polish President Andrzej Duda in the beginning of February focused the attention of the world on three phenomena, highly embarrassing to the current Polish elite,

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Published on March 14, 2018
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The Rise and Fall of a Constitutional Moment: Lessons from the Chilean Experiment and the Failure of Bachelet’s Project

—Sergio Verdugo, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad del Desarrollo / JSD candidate, New York University; and Jorge Contesse, Assistant Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School Five days before stepping down as president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet sent a bill to the Chilean Congress proposing a new constitutional text aimed at replacing the current Constitution.  The adoption of a

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Published on March 13, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Chiara Graziani, PhD Student in Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Genoa (Italy) 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.

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Published on March 12, 2018
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2018 ICON·S Annual Conference–Registration Open for Panelists and Other Attendees

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin Registration is now open for the 2018 Conference of the International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) on “Identity, Security, Democracy: Challenges for Public Law,” to be held at The University of Hong Kong on June 25–27, 2018. The preliminary program is viewable here. Non-panelists are invited to attend, but

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Published on March 9, 2018
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Book Review: Naoyuki Okano on Jean-Bernard Auby’s “Globalisation, Law and the State”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Naoyuki Okano reviews Jean-Bernard Auby’s “Globalisation, Law and the State” (Hart 2017).] —Naoyuki Okano, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law With the deepening of globalization, especially after the 1980s, legal scholars have gradually become aware of the fundamental challenges that globalization poses on laws and legal studies.

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Published on March 7, 2018
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