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ICON Volume 18, Issue 1: Editorial

COVID-19 and I•CON [The editorial on COVID-19 and I•CON was already run on the ICONnect blog and can be found here.] We invited Marta Cartabia, member of I•CON’s Advisory Board and President of the Italian Constitutional Court, to write a Guest Editorial. Courts’ relations In her seminal book Law’s Relations, which deserves attention for many

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Published on May 21, 2020
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ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

Volume 18 Issue 1 Table of Contents Editorial Afterword: Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar and their critics Michèle Finck, Constitutional imaginations of the state: Afterword to the Foreword by Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar Jaclyn L. Neo, Space still matters: Toward even more pluralism in public law: Afterword to the Foreword by Ran Hirschl and

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Published on May 19, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Gaurav Mukherjee, S.J.D. Candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest. 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.

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Published on May 18, 2020
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We Teach and Learn Online. Are We All Digital Citizens Now? Lessons on Digital Citizenship from the Lockdown

—Sofia Ranchordas, University of Groningen [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] Over the past several decades, public administrations, universities, and schools have been debating whether and how to automate administrative procedures and invest in remote learning and working. In

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Published on May 13, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Teodora Miljojkovic, PhD student, Central European University, Budapest/Vienna 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

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Published on May 11, 2020
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Hercules Leaves (But Does Not Abandon) the Forum of Principle: Courts, Judicial Review, and COVID-19

—Vicente F. Benítez R., JSD candidate at NYU School of Law and Constitutional Law Professor at Universidad de La Sabana* Introduction Several analysts have warned about the sudden concentration of power in the hands of chief executives in the wake of the COVID-19 situation. From the Americas to Africa, and from Europe to Asia, we

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Published on May 8, 2020
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Are Quebec and Canada having a “Schmittian” (or Iheringian) moment?

—Maxime St-Hilaire, University of Sherbrooke, Faculty of Law On June 16, 2019, the Quebec legislature invoked Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in order to suspend, with regards to the Act respecting the laicity (secularism)of the State (ALS) that it was passing, all constitutional rights and freedoms which this section permits.

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Published on May 6, 2020
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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 May 4, 2020
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Human Rights in Africa in the Context of Covid-19

–Sean Molloy, Research Associate, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University In response to Covid-19, countries across Africa are declaring a state of emergency (these include Botswana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Botswana, Ethiopia and Senegal, to name a few). Doing so allows the authorities, in times of urgent necessity, to take actions necessary to safeguard national security, maintain

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Published on May 1, 2020
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A Liberal Darling or an Inadvertent Hand to Dictators? Open-Ended Lawmaking and Taiwan’s Legal Response to the Covid Pandemic

–Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor, University of Warwick, UK. Email: M-S.Kuo@warwick.ac.uk  Taiwan has recently received unusual international coverage for its stellar performance in the global fight against the Covid pandemic. It is noted that the Taiwan society and government drew hard lessons from their painful experience in the 2003 Sars outbreak. Learning from the experience with

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Published on April 30, 2020
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