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Book Review: Catarina Santos Botelho on Sabino Cassese’s “A World Government?”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Catarina Santos Botelho reviews Sabino Cassese’s book on A World Government? (Global Law Press/Editorial Derecho Global, Sevilla, 2018). –Catarina Santos Botelho, Catholic University of Portugal When opening Sabino Cassese’s book, one expects to find an open-minded and thought-provoking writing, with strong normative propositions and theoretical clarity. This fascinating

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Published on July 30, 2019
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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 July 29, 2019
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Last Call for Nominations–Deadline August 1–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law, I have created a new award to recognize untenured scholars at AALS Member Schools for excellence in comparative law. I invite our readers to submit nominations

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Published on July 28, 2019
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Call for Papers–Deadline September 1–Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change–The University of Texas at Austin–January 17-18, 2020

The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism invites submissions for Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change The University of Texas Law SchoolAustin, TexasJanuary 17-18, 2020 Submissions are invited from faculty and graduate students for a two-day conference on “Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change,” to be held in Austin at the University of Texas Law School.

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Published on July 27, 2019
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Five Questions with Joana Mendes

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about her research. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Joana Mendes, Professor of Comparative Administrative Law at the

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Published on July 26, 2019
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Citizenship Data Wars

–Bilyana Petkova, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center Hardline anti-immigration policies are the bread and butter of worrying nationalism trends in both Europe and the United States. Both United States President Donald Trump and Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, run their election campaigns on anti-immigration rhetoric. Both were ready to follow

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Published on July 24, 2019
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Conference Report: Proportionality in Public Policy–Balancing Rights and Public Interests

–Talya Steiner, PHD Candidate at Hebrew University; Manager of the “Proportionality in Public Policy” project at the Israel Democracy Institute On May 19-20, 2019, the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI) in Jerusalem hosted a conference on the topic of: “Proportionality in Public Policy: Balancing of Rights and Interests in Decision-Making”, which was the culmination of a

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Published on July 23, 2019
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Second-to-Last Call for Nominations–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law–Deadline August 1

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law, I have created a new award to recognize untenured scholars at AALS Member Schools for excellence in comparative law. I invite our readers to submit nominations

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Published on July 22, 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 July 22, 2019
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Invitation from I-CONnect — Books for Review

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin We are pleased to continue our practice of inviting our readers to express an interest in reviewing books in public law here at I-CONnect. The books we have received this purpose is available below. Benito Alaez Corral

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Published on July 19, 2019
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