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I·CON Volume 16, Issue 2: Editorial

—J.H.H. Weiler, University Professor, European Union Jean Monnet Chair, New York University Law School; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law; Gráinne de Búrca, Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law, New York University Law School; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional  Law This issue of I.CON is special in at least three ways. First, it coincides with the

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Published on June 14, 2018
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The Rights of Rivers and Forests and Apex Court Dynamics in Colombia: On Natural and Institutional Environments (I-CONnect Column)

—Francisca Pou Giménez, ITAM, Mexico City [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four columnists for

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Published on June 13, 2018
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 16 Issue 2 Table of Contents Editorial I.CON Foreword Doreen Lustig and J.H.H. Weiler, Judicial review in the contemporary world—Retrospective and prospective Focus on Asia  Setting the scene Johannes Chan, A storm of unprecedented ferocity: The shrinking space of the right to political participation, peaceful demonstration and judicial independence in Hong Kong Articles Tarunabh

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Published on June 12, 2018
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A Change in the Climate: Partly Cloudy with Increasing Litigation (I-CONnect Column)

—James Fowkes, University of Münster Faculty of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four columnists

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Published on May 30, 2018
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The Future of (International) Cultural Heritage Law (I·CON Volume 16, Issue 1: Editorial)

—Lorenzo Casini, Professor of Administrative Law, IMT School for advanced studies of Lucca (Italy).* As good as it gets? On September 27, 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC), for the first time, punished the intentional destruction of cultural heritage as a war crime.[1] On March 24, 2017, the United Nations Security Council approved its Resolution no.

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Published on May 17, 2018
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Constitutionalizing Clear Rules for Political Transition: Entrenching the Malaysian Tsunami (I-CONnect Column)

—Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about

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Published on May 16, 2018
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 16 Issue 1 Table of Contents Editorial Tributes to Norman Dorsen: Founding Editor of I.CON (1930–2017)  Articles Nicholas Aroney, The formation and amendment of federal constitutions in a Westminster-derived context Rosalind Dixon and Felix Uhlmann, The Swiss Constitution and a weak-form unconstitutional amendment doctrine? Ingo Venzke and Joana Mendes, The idea of relative authority

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Published on May 15, 2018
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The Rule of Law in Brazil: A Conceptual Challenge

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília  Reinhart Koselleck, one of the most prominent German historians of the twentieth century, once wrote that “conceptual change is generally slower and more gradual than the pace of political events.”[1] Time and experience are required for properly grasping the distinct nuances of a concept. Every concept – he says

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Published on May 2, 2018
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The European Arrest Warrant as a Constitutional Instrument (I-CONnect Column)

—Renáta Uitz, Central European University [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four columnists for 2018,

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Published on April 25, 2018
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Understanding Turkey’s Restructured System for Judicial Appointments and Promotions

—Dr. Ali Dursun Ulusoy, Professor of Law at Ankara University, Former Justice of Turkish Council of State (Danistay), Visiting Scholar, UCLA Law[*] In some countries including Turkey, a special board of judges (and prosecutors) is in charge of nationwide appointments (for everything from regional to apex courts), reshuffles, reassignments, removals and disciplinary procedures of judges

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Published on April 19, 2018
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