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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 September 30, 2019
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Book Review: Sophie Weerts on “La loi de la langue: Dialogue euro-indien” (Alain Supiot & Sitharamam Kakarala, eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Sophie Weerts reviews La loi de la langue: Dialogue euro-indien (Alain Supiot & Sitharamam Kakarala, eds., Schulthess 2017) —Sophie Weerts, University of Lausanne In 2012, the Institute of Advanced Studies in Nantes held a seminar on “Droit et Langage”, within the framework of the ‘Indian-European Advanced

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Published on September 28, 2019
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Special Discount–New Book–“Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures: Bicameralism under Pressure”

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin I-CONnect is pleased to share a special 35% discount code for our readers interested in a new book entitled Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures: Bicameralism under Pressure (Edward Elgar, 2019), edited by Richard Albert (Texas), Antonia Baraggia (Milan), and

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Published on September 26, 2019
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Showcase–New Directions in Administrative Law Research: The Distinction between Constitutional and Administrative Law

[Editor’s Note: This is the final entry in an eight-part Showcase on new ideas in administrative law theory. The introductory post is available here.] –Farrah Ahmed, University of Melbourne Are constitutional and administrative law distinguishable? If so, how? These questions are often met with indifference or scepticism. In the UK it is said that “the

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Published on September 24, 2019
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Observations on the Supreme Court’s Miller and Cherry Hearings

—Theodore Konstadinides, Professor of Law, University of Essex The Miller / Cherry legal battle last week lingered between the tectonic plates of the political and the legal. It was three days of carefully defined legal terms, extended and masterful advocacy combined with awkward pauses, grimaces of disbelief, and phrases that baffled non-lawyers. Both prior and

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Published on September 23, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Lecturer in Public Law, Bocconi University 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 23, 2019
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Showcase–New Directions in Administrative Law Theory: Administrative Law Theory and Empirical Research

[Editor’s Note: This is the seventh entry in an eight-part Showcase on new ideas in administrative law theory. The introductory post is available here.] –Sarah Nason, Prifysgol Bangor University Studies examining empirical dimensions of administrative law have grown up in parallel too, but largely disconnected from, theoretical work. Some suggests that contemporary preoccupation both with

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Published on September 21, 2019
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Showcase–New Directions in Administrative Law Theory: Non-Statutory Executive Powers in the Commonwealth Constitutional Family

[Editor’s Note: This is the sixth entry in an eight-part Showcase on new ideas in administrative law theory. The introductory post is available here.] –J.G. Allen, Humboldt University of Berlin Centre for British Studies, University of Tasmania Faculty of Law The nature and source of non-statutory executive powers has increased in importance in recent decades

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Published on September 20, 2019
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I·CON Volume 17, Issue 3: Editorial

On My Way Out – Advice to Young Scholars VI: WeakPoint, On the Uses and Abuses of PowerPoint I have most certainly reached the final phase of my academic and professional career and as I look back I want to offer, for what it is worth, some dos and don’ts on different topics to younger

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Published on September 19, 2019
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ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 3 Table of Contents Editorial Articles Bosko Tripkovic, The morality of foreign law Critical Review of Governance Ngoc Son Bui, Constitutional amendment in Laos Farrah Ahmed, Richard Albert and Adam Perry, Judging constitutional conventions Symposium: Weak-form Review in Comparative Perspective Mark Tushnet, Weak-form review: An introduction Swati Jhaveri, Interrogating dialogic theories of

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Published on September 18, 2019
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