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What’s New in Public Law

—Wilson Seraine da Silva Neto, Master Student at the University of Coimbra – Portugal; Postgraduate Student in Constitutional Law at Brazilian Academy of Constitutional Law 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

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Published on May 31, 2021
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Transformative Constitutionalism and the Basic Structure Doctrine: A New Account from Kenya

—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 13 May 2021, the Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court of

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Published on May 26, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

–Maja Sahadžić, Visiting Professor and Research Data Manager, 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

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Published on May 24, 2021
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On Defamation and Intimidation: The Brazilian Attorney General Tries to Silence a Law Professor

—Octávio Luiz Motta Ferraz, Director of the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London Brazil is not for beginners, so goes the age old saying. But more than two years of Bolsonaro is quickly making the whole world experts in Brazil’s grotesque antidemocratic habits. The most recent episode in this tragic soap opera was the attempt

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Published on May 19, 2021
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Indigenous Peoples and the Chilean Constituent Assembly

—Francisco Osorio, Department of Anthropology, Universidad de Chile This is a time of many firsts. The first female Vice President of the United States of America (also of black and Indian descent). The first vaccine for a global pandemic in less than a year. The first constitution of Chile to be written by elected representatives,

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Published on May 18, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

—Robert Rybski, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, Rector’s Plenipotentiary for Environment and Sustainable Development 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

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Published on May 17, 2021
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The Mass Removal of Constitutional Judges in El Salvador: A New Case of Constitutional Authoritarian-Populism

—José Ignacio Hernández G., Fellow, Growth Lab-Center for International Development Harvard; Professor of Administrative Law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello; Invited Professor, Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, and Tashkent University.  In just a few hours, between the evening of May 1 and the early morning of May 2, the Legislative Assembly in El Salvador removed the five

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Published on May 14, 2021
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New Frontiers of Gender Constitutionalism in Asia, Part 1: Sexual and Reproductive Rights

—Mara Malagodi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] In my next two posts I will explore the new frontiers of gender constitutionalism in Asia: (1) sexual and reproductive rights in

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Published on May 13, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

—Bárbara da Rosa Lazarotto, Master Student at the University of Minho – Portugal; Researcher at the International Legal Research Group on Human Rights and Technology of the European Law Students Association – ELSA. In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include a selection of links

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Published on May 10, 2021
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Taking Constitutional Statecraft Beyond the Courts – a Book Review of Yvonne Tew’s “Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Ming-Sung Kuo reviews Yvonne Tew’s book on Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts (Oxford University Press, 2020)] — Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor, University of Warwick, UK National experiences in Asia have abundantly enriched the gene pool of comparative constitutional law thanks to great efforts of scholars from

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Published on May 7, 2021
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