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What’s New in Public Law

—Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, Jindal Global Law School, India 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 May 20, 2019
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Call for Papers–Football Feminism–Global Governance Perspectives

The Symposium The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice at NYU School of Law will host a symposium on February 24 – 25, 2020 to explore feminist perspectives on global football (soccer) governance and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Last year, FIFA launched a Women’s Football Strategy to “empower the

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Published on May 17, 2019
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Slovakia Amends the Constitution to Cap the Retirement Age

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen On March 28, 2019, the Slovak Parliament amended the Constitution to cap the retirement age at 64. The imposition of retirement age is quite an unusual design feature in comparative constitutional law. In this post, I introduce the amendment and provide context for the change.

Published on May 16, 2019
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I·CON Volume 17, Issue 1: Editorial

We invited Michaela Hailbronner, I•CON’s Book Review Editor, to contribute a Guest Editorial. Es kommen härtere Tage–Rough days are coming[1] In the summer of 2015, Isabel Feichtner, my predecessor as Book Review Editor at I•CON, wrote a powerful editorial for the European Journal of International Law.[2] Isabel was protesting the utter lack of solidarity with

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Published on May 14, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Maja Sahadžić, Ph.D. Researcher, University of Antwerp 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 for

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Published on May 13, 2019
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An Obituary for Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (1930-2019)

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this obituary was first featured on Oxford Constitutional Law on April 10, 2019. We are grateful to Oxford and the authors for permitting us to share these reflections with our readers. –Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein One of Europe’s foremost legal and political thinkers passed away on February 24, 2019.

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Published on May 11, 2019
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 17 Issue 1 Table of Contents Editorial Afterword: Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler and their critics Mila Versteeg, Understanding the third wave of judicial review: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler Julio Ríos-Figueroa, Judicial Review and Democratic Resilience: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and

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Published on May 10, 2019
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Conference Report–Separation of Powers within and beyond Europe: The Evolution of a Foundational Concept

—Alessandro Nato, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, LUISS University; Caterina Mariotti, PhD candidate, LUISS University and Paris 2 Panthéon Assas; Paolo Fernandes, PhD candidate, Tor Vergata University On 12 April 2019, the Departments of Law and Political Science at LUISS Guido Carli University hosted a symposium on “Separation of Powers within and beyond Europe: The Evolution of

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Published on May 7, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. Researcher in Comparative Constitutional Law (University of Trento) 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

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Published on May 6, 2019
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Save the Date–2019 I-CONnect Happy Hour at ICON-S in Santiago–Sunday, June 30, 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Quitral

Richard Albert (Texas), Tom Ginsburg (Chicago), and David Landau (Florida State) invite friends of I-CONnect to our happy hour at the ICON-S 2019 Annual Conference in Santiago. All are welcome on Sunday, June 30, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Quitral, located within walking distance from the conference venue at this address: Jose Victorino Lastarria 70 – Local 4 – Paseo Lastarria. Attendees

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Published on May 3, 2019
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