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Symposium | Part I | How to unfriend the EU in Poland

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a five-part symposium on the recent decision by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal on the primacy of EU law. This is the second entry of the symposium, which was kindly organized by Antonia Baraggia and Giada Ragone. Their introduction is available here]. —Agnieszka Bień-Kacała, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń (Poland) More

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Published on October 16, 2021
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Symposium | Introduction | The Polish Constitutional Tribunal Decision on the Primacy of EU Law: Alea Iacta Est. Now what?

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a symposium on the recent decision by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal on the primacy of EU law. This introduction will be followed by four posts exploring different aspects of the decision and its impact.] —Antonia Baraggia and Giada Ragone, University of Milan, Italy On October 7, 2021 the

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Published on October 15, 2021
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Truth-seeking in Peace Processes: Addressing Colonial Roots of Internal Conflict

—Armi Beatriz E. Bayot, University of Oxford 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 negotiating intrastate peace agreements,[1] an important threshold that needs to be crossed by the conflict parties is addressing the meta-conflict, i.e., the

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Published on October 13, 2021
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The Decriminalization of Abortion: A Landmark Decision by the Mexican Supreme Court

—Joy Monserrat Ochoa Martínez, UNAM and the Mexican Supreme Court, and Roberto Niembro Ortega, Universidad Iberoamericana and the Mexican Supreme Court; co-Chair, ICON-S Mexico Several weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a landmark judgment recognizing a right to voluntary abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. The ruling renders several articles of the criminal code

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Published on October 12, 2021
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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 October 11, 2021
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A Case for the Inclusion of the Right to Public Participation under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution: A Comparative Constitutional Analysis

Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law Students Ishika Garg and Shamik Datta, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad (India) Introduction Recently, in Rajeev Suri, the Supreme Court of India (‘SCI’) has recognised participatory democracy as a strong element of the Indian representative democracy, embedded in the Constitution itself. However, the government has failed

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Published on October 7, 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 October 4, 2021
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