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The Judicial Ban on Asbestos in Brazil: A Turning Point in the Relationship between International Law and Collective Fundamental Rights?

—Ranieri Lima Resende, PhD. in Law Candidate, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Visiting Doctoral Researcher, New York University.* Celebrated as one of the most important news stories of 2017 by environmentalists and human rights’ activists,[1] the recent prohibition of asbestos production and commerce throughout the country, ordered by the Brazilian Supreme Court on

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Published on January 10, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

–Simon Drugda, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford (UK) 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

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Published on January 8, 2018
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Book Review: Cesare Cavallini & Oreste Pollicino on Fritjof Capra & Ugo Mattei’s “The Ecology of Law”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Cesare Cavallini & Oreste Pollicino review Fritjof Capra & Ugo Mattei’s book on The Ecology of Law (BK 2015)] —Cesare Cavallini, Full Professor, Bocconi University & Oreste Pollicino, Full Professor, Bocconi University Why should two scholars of civil procedure and constitutional law be interested in reading about the

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Published on January 3, 2018
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Call for Papers–Central and Eastern European Regional Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)–Budapest, Hungary

Call for Papers The Power of Public Law in the 21st Century Budapest, Hungary – 20 April 2018 International Conference on  ’The Power of Public Law in the 21st Century’ On the occasion of the inauguration of the Central and Eastern European Regional Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) Eötvös Loránd University

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Published on January 2, 2018
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Crosspost: Is the GOP Tax Law Unconstitutional?

[Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared here in the San Francisco Chronicle on December 21, 2017.] —Stephen Gardbaum, UCLA School of Law; Member of the ICON-S Governing Council Now that the Republican tax bill is law, is the matter settled, at least until November or, more likely, 2020? Not necessarily, because the courts may yet

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Published on January 2, 2018
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New Contact Information: Moving from Boston to Austin

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin As of today, I have joined The University of Texas at Austin as Professor of Law. I invite readers with questions about I-CONnect submissions or collaborations to contact me at my new email address: richard.albert[at]law.utexas.edu. I will continue to hold an academic appointment at Boston College as Senior Fellow

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Published on January 1, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Mohamed Abdelaal, Assistant Professor, Alexandria University Faculty of Law 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 January 1, 2018
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