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What’s New in Public Law

—Teodora Miljojkovic, PhD student, Central European University, Budapest/Vienna 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 August 10, 2020
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Call for Papers — Constitutional Space for Cities

Constitutional Space for Cities April 7th – 8th, 2021 Call for Papers Cities are drivers of the world’s economy:  they are home for most of the world’s population and create a large percentage of its’ wealth.  Nevertheless, municipal governments struggle to invest in appropriate infrastructures and necessary services, leading to considerable gaps in affordable housing,

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Published on August 9, 2020
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The Instrumentality of Metadata Access Regime for Suppressing Political Protests in Australia

—Genna Churches, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney, and Monika Zalnieriute, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Macquarie University Australians, just like many other people around the world, are taking to the streets. What started as a few small sparks earlier in a year — Greta, school strikes, Extinction Rebellion — unraveled during Australian bushfires

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Published on August 4, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Matteo Mastracci, PhD Researcher, Koç University, Istanbul 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 August 3, 2020
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ICON Volume 18, Issue 2: Editorial

Orbán and the self-asphyxiation of democracy; Publishers, academics and the battles over copyright and your rights, Part I; Festschrift? ‘That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow! That is the whole Torah; the rest is interpretation’ (from the Elder Hillel in Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a); In this issue Orbán and the

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Published on August 2, 2020
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ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

Volume 18 Issue 2 Table of Contents Editorial ICON·S Reflections Wojciech Sadurski, Constitutional democracy in the time of elected authoritarians Luis Roberto Barroso, Technological revolution, democratic recession and climate change: The limits of law in a changing world I·CON Foreword Neil Walker, The sovereignty surplus Reflections on Gender and Public Law: Eight Views Christopher McCrudden,

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Published on August 2, 2020
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Traces of Constitutional Reasoning in Latin America and the Caribbean – Regional Cosmopolitanism Without Backlash?

—Johanna Fröhlich, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Latin America is claiming a leading position in global constitutional trendsetting, as its rich constitutional traditions keep inspiring new experiments and novel constitutional theories for seeking structural change. Transformative constitutionalism, Andean neo-constitutionalism or the idea of a distinct Latin American Ius Constitutionale Commune have all trusted judges, and

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Published on July 30, 2020
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Constitutions, Science, and COVID: Does Constitutional Protection of Science and Health Predict Pandemic Outcomes?

—Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] Those of us who study constitutions (especially in a comparative approach) are bound to wonder about the extent to which constitutional law

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Published on July 29, 2020
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Video Now Available — ICON•S Live Event — The Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Public Law Scholarship, Perspectives and Values

–The Editors COVID-19 has inflicted serious damage on the health, social and economic well-being of citizens worldwide. But that damage has not been evenly distributed: it has affected some countries and regions far more than others, and has had distinctly racialized and gendered impacts. In this webinar, we focus in particular on the gendered impacts

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Published on July 28, 2020
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Five Questions with Olivia Tambou

—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 and writing. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Olivia Tambou, Associate Professor of Public Law at

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Published on July 28, 2020
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