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Brazil Reckoning With its Past in Present Days: Will Judges Check Bolsonaro’s Government?

—Emilio Peluso Neder Meyer, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and Felipe Guimarães Assis Tirado, LL.M. Candidate, King’s College London Three days after the election of the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to the Brazilian presidency, federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint charging a former police officer and, for the first time, a former military prosecutor

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The Future of ICON-S (I·CON Volume 16, Issue 3: Editorial)

The future of ICON-S: Looking toward 2021 and beyond; Authors of I.CON—Customer Care; In this Issue We invited Lorenzo Casini and Rosalind Dixon, Co-Presidents of ICON-S and members of the I.CON Editorial Board, to write a Guest Editorial The future of ICON-S: Looking toward 2021 and beyond The International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), launched

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Published on November 14, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

–Mauricio Guim, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) 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 developments

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Published on November 12, 2018
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I.CON’s Current Issue: Table of Contents

I.CON Volume 16 Issue 3 Table of Contents Editorial The future of ICON-S: Looking toward 2021 and beyond; Authors of I.CON—Customer Care; In this Issue Keynote address Marta Cartabia, Europe today: Bridges and walls Articles Connor M. Ewing, With dignity and justice for all: The jurisprudence of equal dignity and the partial convergence of liberty

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Published on November 11, 2018
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Brazil’s “False Consciousness of Time”: The Rise of Jair Bolsonaro

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development Guy Debord, the radical French philosopher whose words impacted the world during the protests of May 1968, once wrote: “The spectacle, considered as the reigning society’s method for paralyzing history and memory and for suppressing any history based on historical time, represents

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Published on November 10, 2018
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Deadline November 15–Call for Papers–Conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution”–Boston, May 16-17, 2019

Boston College Law School with the support of The Institute for Liberal Arts invite submissions for Conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” Boston College Newton, Massachusetts May 16-17, 2019 Submissions are invited from faculty and graduate students for a two-day conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution,” a timely subject of importance in history, law and

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Published on November 10, 2018
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Special Contribution to I-CONnect–Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Luís Roberto Barroso–The Republic that is Yet to Be

[Editor’s Note: On this special occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Brazilian Constitution, Justice Luís Roberto Barroso of the Brazilian Supreme Court shares his views on present-day Brazil. A longer version of Justice Barroso’s reflections is available here.] –Luís Roberto Barroso, Justice at the Brazilian Supreme Court; Professor at the Rio de Janeiro State University; Senior Fellow at

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Published on November 9, 2018
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Constitutional Amendments as Transnational Political Projects: From Pakistan to Ireland, to Hungary And Finally to Europe

—Renáta Uitz, Central European University [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 columnists for 2018,

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Published on November 8, 2018
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Call for Panels and Papers–2019 ICON•S Conference on “Public Law in Times of Change?”–July 1-3, 2019–Santiago de Chile

ICON·S | The International Society of Public Law is pleased to announce that its 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, on July 1-3, 2019. This will be the sixth Annual Conference of ICON·S, following the five Annual Conferences (Florence 2014, New York 2015, Berlin 2016, Copenhagen

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Published on November 8, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part VIII: Popular Consultations Regarding Mining Projects in Colombia

[Editor’s Note: This is the final installment 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, Part IV is available here, Part V is available here, Part VI is available here and Part VII is available here. We once again

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Published on November 8, 2018
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