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Book Review: Stefanus Hendrianto on Joshua Neoh’s “Law, Love and Freedom: From the Sacred to the Secular”

Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Stefanus Hendrianto reviews Joshua Neoh’s book on Law, Love and Freedom: From the Sacred to the Secular (Cambridge University Press, 2019) –Stefanus Hendrianto, SJ, PhD, University of San Francisco When Joe Biden entered the campaign of the 2020 election, he adopted a catchphrase to describe the election as

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Published on January 31, 2021
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Ethiopia’s Continuing Constitutional Crisis

—Berihun Adugna Gebeye, Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] On April 2, 2018 the Ethiopian parliament elected Abiy Ahmed as prime minister. This was

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Published on January 27, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

—Claudia Marchese, Research Fellow in Comparative Public Law at the University of Florence (Italy) 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

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Published on January 25, 2021
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Symposium on The Legacies of Trumpism and Constitutional Democracy in the United States | Part V | Can “Leadership” Surmount the Obstacles Presented by the U.S. Constitution to Effective Governance? Reflections on our Present Discontents

[Editor’s Note: In light of this week’s inauguration, I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the state of US constitutionalism after Trump. The introduction to the symposium can be found here.] —Sanford V. Levinson, The University of Texas School of Law Changes in administration inevitably present another test case for determining the extent

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Published on January 24, 2021
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Symposium on The Legacies of Trumpism and Constitutional Democracy in the United States | Part IV | The Life of the Party

[Editor’s Note: In light of this week’s inauguration, I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the state of US constitutionalism after Trump. The introduction to the symposium can be found here.] —Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University American democracy looked strong in the 2020 election.  Record numbers of Americans turned out to vote.  Election

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Published on January 23, 2021
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Symposium on The Legacies of Trumpism and Constitutional Democracy in the United States | Part III | Decentralization and Resistance to Authoritarianism

[Editor’s Note: In light of this week’s inauguration, I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the state of US constitutionalism after Trump. The introduction to the symposium can be found here.] —James A. Gardner, University at Buffalo School of Law We are in the midst of a global pandemic not just of coronavirus,

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Published on January 22, 2021
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Symposium on The Legacies of Trumpism and Constitutional Democracy in the United States | Part II | The Dilemma of Democratic Disqualification: The New Trump Impeachment Process in Comparative Perspective

[Editor’s Note: In light of this week’s inauguration, I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the state of US constitutionalism after Trump. The introduction to the symposium can be found here.] —Aziz Huq, University of Chicago Law School; David Landau, Florida State University College of Law; and Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law

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Published on January 21, 2021
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Symposium on The Legacies of Trumpism and Constitutional Democracy in the United States | Part I | Can it Happen–Is It Happening Here?

[Editor’s Note: In light of this week’s inauguration, I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the state of US constitutionalism after Trump. The introduction to the symposium can be found here.] —Andrea Scoseria Katz, Washington University School of Law Blaring on the TV as this post is being finalized is the U.S. House

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Published on January 20, 2021
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Symposium | Introduction | The Legacies of Trumpism and Constitutional Democracy in the United States

[Editor’s Note: In light of this week’s inauguration, I-CONnect is pleased to feature a symposium on the state of US constitutionalism after Trump. This introduction will be followed by five posts exploring different aspects of the U.S.’s constitutional democracy in comparative perspective.] —David Landau, Florida State University College of Law, and Miguel Schor, Drake University Law

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Published on January 19, 2021
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Join the ICON·S Secretariat | Call for Expressions of Interest

The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) invites expressions of interest to join the Secretariat. The Secretariat consists of a team of scholars who, on a voluntary basis, manage the operations of the Society under the leadership of two Co-Presidents, both supported by one Secretary General and one Deputy Secretary General. Scholars around the world

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Published on January 18, 2021
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