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Towards a Concept of Constitutional Authoritarianism: The Venezuelan Experience

—José Ignacio Hernández G., Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Universidad Central (Venezuela); Center for International Development, Harvard University Democracy is in crisis. With this sentence Michael J. Abramowitz introduced the 2018 Freedom House report.[1] In a similar vein, Mark A. Graber, Sanford Levinson and Mark Tushnet recently concluded that constitutional democracy appears in trouble throughout the world.[2]

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Published on December 13, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium: The 70th Anniversary of the Taiwan Constitutional Court–The Second Life of a Constitutional Court: Taiwan Constitutional Court and its Struggling with the Past

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II of our I-CONnect symposium on the 70th anniversary of the Taiwan Constitutional Court. We are grateful to our guest editor, Professor Chien-Chih Lin, for convening this group of contributors and bringing this symposium to our readers. The Introduction is available here and Part I is available here.] –Cheng-Yi Huang, Associate Research

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Published on December 13, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium: The 70th Anniversary of the Taiwan Constitutional Court–Finding the Living Constitution in its Guardian’s Many Lives: Four Parallels

[Editor’s Note: This is Part I of our I-CONnect symposium on the 70th anniversary of the Taiwan Constitutional Court. We are grateful to our guest editor, Professor Chien-Chih Lin, for convening this group of contributors and bringing this symposium to our readers. The Introduction is available here.] –Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick;

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Published on December 12, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium: The 70th Anniversary of the Taiwan Constitutional Court

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a one-week symposium on the 70th anniversary of the Taiwan Constitutional Court. We are grateful to our guest editor, Professor Chien-Chih Lin, for convening this group of contributors and bringing this symposium to our readers.] –Chien-Chih Lin, Assistant Research Professor, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica Established in 1948, the Taiwan Constitutional

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Published on December 11, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen 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

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Published on December 10, 2018
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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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