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Towards a More Inclusive Constitutional Discourse: Overcoming Linguistic Barriers

—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.] The rise of English as the lingua franca is a well-known phenomenon that has affected many areas of our lives. When it comes to

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Published on May 18, 2022
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Afghanistan’s Unwritten Constitution under the Taliban

—Shamshad Pasarlay, Visiting Lecturer, The University of Chicago Law School [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] After taking control of Afghanistan last summer, the Taliban wasted no time in tearing down the legal and political order that had developed under the country’s 2004

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Published on May 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 relevant

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Published on May 16, 2022
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Informal Co-Optation Semi-Presidentialism: Bolsonaro´s Most Successful Autocratizing Strategy

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, Associate Professor at the University of Brasília and CAPES-Humboldt Senior Fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law A significant transformation is taking place in Brazil’s system of government. The country has a long history of discussion of whether its political system should maintain its presidential form or

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Published on May 12, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

–Silvio Roberto Vinceti, Adjunct Lecturer, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia 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 9, 2022
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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 2, 2022
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Comparative Constitutional Law Theory Today Depends Upon Back-Translators

—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.] ‘How to Save a Constitutional Democracy’, the title of Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq’s 2018 book, perfectly captures the gist

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Published on April 29, 2022
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“Look Who’s Talking!” The Strange Story of Disownment in Taiwan’s New Experiment on Constitutional Review

—Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick & Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant, University of Warwick Introduction: Opinions of the Court Disowned Taiwan’s Constitutional Review 3.0 has seen its first 100 days since the Constitutional Court Procedure Act (CCPA) came into effect on January 4, 2022.  Although judicial time does not fly, the Taiwan

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Published on April 28, 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 April 25, 2022
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What’s New in Public Law

—Eman Muhammad Rashwan, Ph.D. Candidate in the European Doctorate in Law & Economics (EDLE), Hamburg University, Germany; Lecturer of Public Law, Cairo University, Egypt 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 April 19, 2022
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