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A new Bill of Rights for the UK. Two courts, two “masters”?

—Carla Zoethout, Professor of Constitutional Law, Open University, The Netherlands On September 5, 2022, the Conservative Party will select a new leader – the fourth in six years. Because of the Conservatives’ majority in the UK parliament, the winner of the party leadership will automatically become Prime Minister and Johnson’s successor is likely to take

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Published on August 31, 2022
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Hijab Ban Case: Constitutional Questions before the Indian Supreme Court

–Ashish Goel, Advocate, Supreme Court of India Earlier this year, a three-judge Bench of the Karnataka High Court (HC) decided that female Muslim students have no fundamental right to wear a headscarf inside government schools. Given the manner in which the Petitioners put forth their arguments and given the dominance that the ‘essential religious practices’

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Published on August 30, 2022
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Public Participation in Kenya: What is It?

—Dr. Linda Musumba, Advocate, and Managing Partner, Dr. Linda Musumba & Co. Advocates,  Nairobi, Kenya [Editors’ Note: This is the second post in a symposium on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) in Kenya, through which President Uhuru Kenyatta attempted to introduce the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Among the various reforms proposed therein, the

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Published on August 30, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

–Maja Sahadžić, Visiting Professor and Research Fellow (University of Antwerp) and Senior Research Fellow (Law Institute in Sarajevo) 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

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Published on August 29, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Eman Muhammad Rashwan, Lecturer of Public Law, Cairo University, Egypt; Visiting Lecturer of Law, Hamburg University, Germany. In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include links to news, high court decisions, new or recent scholarly books, articles, and blog posts from around the public law blogosphere.

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Published on August 23, 2022
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Convocatoria Tercer Número en Español: International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON)

Tras el éxito de la convocatoria a los primeros números en español, el International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON) tiene el agrado de anunciar que el segundo número en español se publicará en el volumen 20, número 4, de este año. Pronto tendremos más noticias sobre la publicación de este número. Tenemos el placer de

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Published on August 22, 2022
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The Kenyan Supreme Court Writes a New chapter in the History of the Rule of Law in Africa

—Stephanie Rothenberger, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Rule of Law Programme for Anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa [Editors’ Note: This is the first post in a symposium on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) in Kenya, through which President Uhuru Kenyatta attempted to introduce the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Among the various reforms proposed therein, the bill introduced

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Published on August 20, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Wilson Seraine da Silva Neto, Master Student at the University of Coimbra – Portugal; Postgraduate in Constitutional Law at the 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 August 15, 2022
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Of Counting Votes, Televised Supreme Court Proceedings, and the Problematic Use of Constitutional Categories—a Rejoinder

—Mariana Velasco-Rivera, National University of Ireland Maynooth, School of Law and Criminology; Co-Editor, IACL Blog. Twitter: @marisconsin. [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] In my recent column ‘When Judges Threaten Constitutional Governance: Evidence from Mexico’, I discussed a Supreme Court high-profile case (Acción de Inconstitucionalidad 64/2021) in

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Published on August 11, 2022
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The War Hostages: Does the Ban for Men to Travel Abroad Violate Ukraine’s National law and International Obligations?

—Sergiy Panasyuk, Professor, Department of General Studies of the Ukrainian-American Concordia University and Department of law of the European University, Kyiv, Ukraine After the full-scale Russian military invasion of Ukrainian territories, the President of Ukraine announced martial law and military mobilization, which were adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament and have been prolonged until August 23,

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Published on August 10, 2022
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