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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium: 30 Years of the 1988 Brazilian Constitution

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a one-week symposium on the 30th anniversary of the Brazilian Constitution. We are grateful to our conveners, Professors Glauco Salomão Leite and Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, for assembling an outstanding group of scholars to explore this pivotal and turbulent moment in Brazilian constitutionalism.] —Glauco Salomão Leite, Catholic University of Pernambuco and University of Pernambuco & Juliano

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Published on October 9, 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 October 8, 2018
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Why has the Constitution of the Philippines Endured for 31 Years Without Amendment?

–Michael Henry Yusingco, Ateneo Policy Center President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in July 2016 with the commitment to shepherd the transition of the Philippines to a federal form of government, an undertaking that requires a revision of the country’s constitution. Notably, the current Philippine constitution has stood for three decades without any amendment. This is

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Published on October 4, 2018
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Smoke Signals: What to Make of Marijuana Liberalization (I-CONnect Column)

—James Fowkes, University of Münster Faculty of Law [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

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Published on October 2, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

–Angélique Devaux, Cheuvreux Notaires, Paris, France, Diplômée notaire, LL.M. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School 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

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Published on October 1, 2018
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Call for National Reporters–2018 Global Review of Constitutional Law

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin For two years now, I·CONnect has partnered with the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy to publish an annual Global Review of Constitutional Law. The Global Review offers a detailed but relatively brief overview of constitutional developments and cases around the

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Published on September 29, 2018
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Book Review: Sandeep Suresh on Sadaf Aziz’s “The Constitution of Pakistan: A Contextual Analysis”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Sandeep Suresh reviews Sadaf Aziz’s book The Constitution of Pakistan: A Contextual Analysis (Hart Publishing 2018).] –Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, Jindal Global Law School The aim of the Series ‘Constitutional Systems of the World’ by Hart Publishing is to provide introductions to various constitutional texts

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Published on September 28, 2018
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Call for Papers–Central and Eastern European Regional Chapter of ICON-S–Prague, Czech Republic–29 March 2019

Call for Papers Traditional Concepts: New Perspectives, New Challenges Prague, Czech Republic – 29 March 2019 International Conference on Traditional Concepts: New Perspectives, New Challenges Faculty of Law, Charles University Nám. Curieových 7 116 40 Prague 1 Czech Republic Convened by Eszter Bodnár Miluše Kindlová David Kosař Jana Ondřejková The three arguably most important pillars of

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Published on September 27, 2018
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ICON-S Council Elections—Call for Nominations

–Lorenzo Casini and Rosalind Dixon, Co-Presidents, ICON-S To the ICON-S Community: The state of the Society is strong, and a major reason why is our active and engaged membership. We are pleased to announce plans to continue renewing the Society’s Council with an infusion of new members directly elected by our membership. The 2018 ICON-S Council

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Published on September 25, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, Jindal Global Law School 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 September 24, 2018
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