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Russia’s Contested Constitutional Review

—William Partlett, Melbourne Law School [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 2019,

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Published on February 13, 2019
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Democracy and the Monarchy in Malaysia

—Dian A H Shah, National University 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 February 6, 2019
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Special Announcement: I-CONnect Columnists for 2019

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law The editors of I-CONnect are pleased to announce our new slate of columnists for 2019: Dian A H Shah, William Partlett, Paola Bergallo, and Jill Goldenziel. We are confident that they will provide a diverse and fascinating set of voices, representing a range of regional and substantive

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Published on February 5, 2019
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Global Public Law Scholarship and Democracy (I·CON Volume 16, Issue 4: Editorial)

We invited Rosalind Dixon, member of the I·CON Editorial Board and Co-President of ICON·S, to write a Guest Editorial. Global public law scholarship and democracy Democracy worldwide is under stress: most quantitative measures suggest a measurable decline in the number of countries identified as fully democratic in recent decades.[1] Qualitative studies likewise suggest a notable

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Published on January 30, 2019
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 16 Issue 4 Table of Contents Editorial Honor Roll of Reviewers 2018 Articles David McGrogan, The population and the individual: The human rights audit as the governmentalization of global human rights governance Aylin Aydin-Cakir, The impact of judicial preferences and political context on constitutional court decisions: Evidence from Turkey Donald Bello Hutt, Measuring popular

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Published on January 29, 2019
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The Vices of Leaving This Undecided

—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 January 3, 2019
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The Challenges of Transformative Constitutionalism – A Reply to Jorge González Jácome

–Carlos Bernal, Justice, Colombian Constitutional Court[1] I In “The Promise and Peril of “Transformative Constitutionalism,” Jorge González Jácome comments on my earlier post here at I-CONnect on “The Paradox of the Transformative Role of the Colombian Constitutional Court.” González makes seven claims about my post: (a) That I “advanced an argument against the transformative role of

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Published on January 1, 2019
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We Should Learn from Historians: Seeing the Future in Brazil’s Political Landscape

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development The election of Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s next President has sparked a fruitful debate over the expansion of an illiberal mindset across the globe, now reaching the biggest economy in Latin America and world’s fourth largest democracy. For some, Brazil seems

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Published on December 31, 2018
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The Promise and Peril of “Transformative Constitutionalism” – A Reply to Justice Carlos Bernal

—Jorge González Jácome,[1] Universidad de los Andes In a recent piece published in this blog, a justice of the Colombian Constitutional Court, Carlos Bernal, advanced an argument against the transformative role of constitutional tribunals, particularly the Colombian Constitutional Court. In Justice Bernal’s view, when Courts adopt creative and strong mechanisms to make other branches of

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Published on December 27, 2018
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Rare, or Under-Cooked? The Appeal Ruling in the Urgenda Climate Change Case

—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 December 19, 2018
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