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What’s New in Public Law

—Matteo Mastracci, Digital Rights Researcher, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), and 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

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Published on January 31, 2022
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The Myth of a Constitution’s ‘Goodness’: What We Get Wrong about Afghanistan’s 1964 Constitution

—Shamshad Pasarlay, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. The views expressed in this column belong solely to the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the author’s organization.] On September 28, 2021, nearly two months after taking control

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Published on January 26, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Claudia Marchese, Research Fellow in Comparative Public Law at the University of Sassari (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 24, 2022
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Unconstitutional Constitutional Changes and President’s Term Limit Evasion: a Series of Constitutional Frauds in Turkey

—Neslihan Çetin, PhD candidate at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne Presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey will take place in 2023. The debate around the presidential candidacy of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is particularly impassioned among jurists in Turkey. Notwithstanding the recent announcements by the government-party AKP spokespersons of his candidacy, the question is whether

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Published on January 23, 2022
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Hate, Lies, and Democracy

—Luís Roberto Barroso, Professor of Constitutional Law at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Justice at the Brazilian Supreme Court, and President of the Superior Electoral Court I.  The Digital Revolution The world is living under the Third Industrial Revolution–the Technological or Digital Revolution–which began in the final decades of the 20th century, and

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Published on January 22, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Anubhav Kumar, Advocate & Young Researcher, LL.M (Constitutional Law), Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad, India (2021). 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

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Published on January 17, 2022
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Transnational Elite Self-Empowerment and Judicial Supremacy

—Cristina E. Parau, Oxford University [Editor’s Note: This is a reply to Conor Gearty’s recent review of Dr. Parau’s Transnational Networks and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond (OUP 2018).] This note is in reply to a review of my monograph Transnational Networks and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the

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Published on January 16, 2022
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2021 International Review of Constitutional Reform | Call for Expressions of Interest

—Richard Albert, Professor of World Constitutions and Director of Constitutional Studies, The University of Texas at Austin Last year, the first edition of the International Review of Constitutional Reform (ISBN: 978-1-7374527-0-6) was published in open access. The IRCR is the first global scholarly effort to gather jurisdictional reports on all forms of constitutional revision around

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Published on January 14, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Irina Criveț, PhD Candidate in Public Law, Koç 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

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Published on January 10, 2022
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Constitutional Review 3.0 in Taiwan: A Very Short Introduction of Taiwan’s New Constitutional Court Procedure Act

— Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick and Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant, University of Warwick January 4, 2022 is a landmark date for constitutional review in Taiwan. It marks the coming into effect of the new Constitutional Court Procedure Act (CCPA), which was gazetted on January 4, 2019. With the CCPA’s taking effect,

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Published on January 7, 2022
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