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Je Suis Achbita! (I·CON Volume 15, Issue 4: 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 Editorial: Je Suis Achbita! Achbita, decided in March 2017 is not a run of the mill case. It raised what I think are hugely difficult conceptual legal issues. It also comes at a delicate moment in

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Published on February 20, 2018
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 15 Issue 4 Table of Contents Editorial Honor Roll of Reviewers 2017 Articles Jessica Eisen, Animals in the constitutional state William Partlett, The American tradition of constituent power Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg, The forms and limits of constitutions as political insurance Elisa D’Alterio, Integrity of the public sector and controls: A new challenge

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Published on February 16, 2018
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Fighting the “New Normal,” North and South (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 February 14, 2018
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Crisis and its Opposite: A Reminiscence of Same-Sex Marriage’s Most Successful Year (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 January 31, 2018
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Towards a “Thin” Basic Structure Doctrine in Singapore (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 January 17, 2018
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Special Announcement: I-CONnect Columnists for 2018

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law The editors of I-CONnect are pleased to announce our new slate of columnists for 2018: Jaclyn Neo, James Fowkes, Francisca Pou Giménez, and Renata Uitz. We are confident that they will provide a diverse and fascinating set of voices, representing a range of regional and substantive areas

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Published on January 16, 2018
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Not #LoveWins: On the Indonesian LGBT Case

–Stefanus Hendrianto, Boston College On December 14, 2017, the Indonesian Constitutional issued a long awaited decision on a petition to outlaw extramarital and gay sex.[1] In a 5-4 decision, the Court declared that it has no authority to ban sex outside marriage, including a ban on homosexual relationships.  Some news reports have praised the decision

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Published on January 11, 2018
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The Judicial Ban on Asbestos in Brazil: A Turning Point in the Relationship between International Law and Collective Fundamental Rights?

—Ranieri Lima Resende, PhD. in Law Candidate, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Visiting Doctoral Researcher, New York University.* Celebrated as one of the most important news stories of 2017 by environmentalists and human rights’ activists,[1] the recent prohibition of asbestos production and commerce throughout the country, ordered by the Brazilian Supreme Court on

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Published on January 10, 2018
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Developments in Chilean Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Chilean constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. —Iván Aróstica, Justice of the Chilean Constitutional Court & Universidad del Desarrollo; Sergio Verdugo, Universidad del Desarrollo & JSD candidate, New York

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Independence Referenda Through the Prism of Kurdistan (I-CONnect Column)

—Aslı Bâli, UCLA School 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 for

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Published on December 27, 2017
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