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I-CONnect Symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide—Court Order no. 207 of 2018: A Particular “Species” of the German Incompatibility Ruling?

[Editor’s Note: This is the final Part of our I-CONnect symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The Introduction is available here, Part I is available here, and Part II is available here.] —Nannerel Fiano, P.h.D. Candidate in Constitutional Law, University of Milan. With its historic Decree 207 of 2018 concerning

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Published on December 8, 2018
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Nine Good Reads and One Viewing

—J. H. H. Weiler, New York University School of Law; Co-Editor-in-Chief, I·CON For the first time I have managed to post my Good Reads online before Christmas. I publish my pick from some of the books that have come my way during this past year. These are not book reviews in the classical and rigorous sense

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Published on December 7, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide—Assisted Suicide: Crime or Right?

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II of our I-CONnect symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The Introduction is available here and Part I is available here.] —Davide Paris, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. From a judgment on assisted suicide

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Published on December 7, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide—The Italian Constitutional Court and the Recent Decision on Assisted Suicide: The Guardian of the Constitution or the “Guardian” of the Parliament?

[Editor’s Note: This is Part I of our I-CONnect symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The Introduction is available here.] —Benedetta Vimercati, Research Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Milan As soon as the press release announcing the Italian Constitutional Court’s decision on assisted suicide had been made available, certain

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Published on December 6, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium–The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a special symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The symposium will feature four parts, including this Introduction. We are very grateful to Antonia Baraggia for convening this symposium for the benefit of the I-CONnect community.] —Antonia Baraggia, Assistant Professor of Comparative Constitutional law, University

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Published on December 5, 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 December 3, 2018
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The Ground-Breaking Advisory Opinion OC-23/17 of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Healthy Environment and Human Rights

–Domenico Giannino, Lecturer in International Law, INSEEC University (London). Contemporary processes of environmental degradation require the creation of innovative legal tools with the objective of preserving those resources that are intrinsically essential for the life of human beings. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights Advisory Opinion OC-23/17 – issued in November 2017 at the request of

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Published on December 2, 2018
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