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Book Review: Gabrielle Appleby and Lorne Neudorf  on “The Rule of Law Under Fire?”(Raymond Wacks)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Gabrielle Appleby and Lorne Neudorf  review Raymond Wacks’ book on The Rule of Law Under Fire? (Hart Publishing, 2021).] —Gabrielle Appleby, University of New South Wales and Lorne Neudorf, University of Adelaide In his newly published book, The Rule of Law Under Fire?, Raymond Wacks claims

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Published on March 31, 2022
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Rethinking the Concept of the Global South

—Maartje De Visser, Singapore Management University, Yong Pung How School of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] In a 2011 article, Teemu Ruskola forcefully suggested that Asia’s spatial and temporal significance had long been overlooked due to misguided conventional conceptions of

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Published on March 31, 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 March 28, 2022
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The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq from Interpreting to Amending the Constitution: KRG’s Oil Judgement as an Example

—Majida S Ismael, Researcher at Liverpool John Moores University and Former Lecturer at University of Dohuk-Kurdistan Has the federal supreme court of Iraq taken every opportunity to address and get involved in the political process in the country? Why, for many observers of the political process in Iraq, have the recent judgments issued by the

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Published on March 24, 2022
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Dead or Alive?: The Taliban and the Conundrum of Afghanistan’s 2004 Constitution

—Shamshad Pasarlay, Visiting Lecturer, The University of Chicago School of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] One of the closely observed aspects of the Taliban’s recent takeover of Afghanistan has been the group’s views on constitutionalism, and how they may address

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Published on March 23, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Anubhav Kumar, Advocate, Supreme Court of India & Researcher at Bar Association of India (BAI) Developments in Constitutional Courts The German Federal Constitutional Court rejected several challenges to the provisional application of a controversial free trade agreement between the EU and Canada. The Constitutional Court of Hungary annulled the ruling of the Supreme Court, according

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Published on March 21, 2022
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Author Interview Series: David Bilchitz’s Fundamental Rights and the Legal Obligations of Business

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law In this new episode of our author interview series, ICONnect co-editor David Landau interviews David Bilchitz (University of Reading & University of Johannesburg) about his new book, Fundamental Rights and the Legal Obligations of Business (Cambridge University Press 2021).

Published on March 18, 2022
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The Success, Failure, and Reality of Judicial Amendment

—Emmett Macfarlane, University of Waterloo [Editor’s Note: This is a rejoinder by Emmett Macfarlane to two replies to his recent ICON article, Judicial Amendment of the Constitution.] I am grateful that my article, Judicial Amendment of the Constitution, has received two thoughtful and productive responses by such esteemed scholars. Both responses seek to interrogate and

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Published on March 17, 2022
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Can There be Classics of Comparative Constitutional Law Theory?

—Bryan Dennis G. Tiojanco, Project Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics. Twitter: @botiojanco [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] In a paper talk I gave late last month I got advice that had me thinking about the question above.

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Published on March 17, 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

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Published on March 15, 2022
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