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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 November 5, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part V: Strong and Weak Courts: A Preliminary Approach to Judicial Strength

[Editor’s Note: This is Part V in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, Part II is available here, Part III is available here and Part IV is available here.] —Vicente F. Benítez-R., JSD student at NYU and Constitutional Law Professor at Universidad de La Sabana

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Published on November 5, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part IV: The Formalist Resistance to Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments

[Editor’s Note: This is Part IV in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, Part II is available here, and Part III is available here.] —Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin The most fascinating question in

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Published on November 3, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part III: How Efficient is the Colombian Constitutional Court in Promoting Social Changes?

[Editor’s Note: This is Part III in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, and Part II is available here.] –Andrés Mauricio Gutiérrez Beltrán, Constitutional Law Professor, Universidad Externado de Colombia Many academics assert that courts are powerful political actors. According to

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Published on November 3, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part II: Presidential Re-Election in Latin American Case Law: A Work in Progress

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, and Part I is available here.] –Sabrina Ragone, Associate Professor of Comparative Law, University of Bologna; Senior Research Affiliate, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law The study of Latin

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Published on November 2, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part I: The Paradox of the Transformative Role of the Colombian Constitutional Court

[Editor’s Note: This is Part I in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here.] –Carlos Bernal, Justice, Colombian Constitutional Court The Colombian Constitutional Court is well-known worldwide for carrying out transformations that political authorities were unable to effectuate. The enforcement of constitutional rights has catalysed changes concerning the

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Published on November 1, 2018
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