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Symposium–The Croatian Constitutional Court’s Abortion Decision: A Nominal Win for Reproductive Freedom

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a three-part symposium on the Croatian Constitutional Court’s 2017 ruling on abortion. The symposium is kindly organized by Professor Djordje Gardasevic. The Introduction to the symposium is available here. This entry is the second of three parts in this symposium.] –Ana Horvat Vuković, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, University

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Published on June 16, 2019
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Symposium–Introduction: Reconciling with the Past, Looking to the Future: The 2017 Croatian Constitutional Court’s Abortion Ruling

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a three-part symposium on the Croatian Constitutional Court’s 2017 ruling on abortion. The symposium is kindly organized by Professor Djordje Gardasevic, who has written today’s Introduction to the symposium.] —Djordje Gardasevic, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law Twenty-six years after it received the first

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Published on June 15, 2019
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The Ties that Bind: Thailand’s Constitutional Court & the Military Junta

—Khemtong Tonsakulrungruang, Chulalongkorn University and Björn Dressel, ANU After five years of dormancy, the Thai Constitutional Court (CC) is alive again. As the 2019 election unfolded, it decided a series of high-profile cases, which confirm that the CC does not judge political cases impartially and is closely tied to the military establishment that has overseen

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Published on June 12, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Vicente F. Benítez R., JSD candidate at NYU School of Law and Constitutional Law Professor at Universidad de La Sabana 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

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Published on June 10, 2019
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I-CONnect Virtual Roundtable: Wojciech Sadursky on “Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown” (OUP 2019)

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin and David Landau, Mason Ladd Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Florida State University In this Virtual Book Roundtable at I-CONnect, we engage in conversation with Wojciech Sadursky on his brand new book–just published last month–entitled Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown (OUP 2019).

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Published on June 5, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Davide Bacis, PhD Student in Constitutional Law, University of Pavia (Italy) 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 June 3, 2019
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The Supreme Court of Chile as an Inter-American Tribunal

–Jorge Contesse, Assistant Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School The Grand Chamber of Chile’s Supreme Court recently declared that criminal convictions against indigenous leaders obtained under Chile’s terrorist statute “have ceased to have effects,” as direct result of a decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.[1]  In 2014, the Inter-American Court found that the

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Published on June 1, 2019
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Call for Nominations–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law, I have created a new award to recognize untenured scholars at AALS Member Schools for excellence in comparative law. I invite our readers to submit nominations for the award, which

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Published on May 29, 2019
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The Slovak Party Ban Case in Context: Dialogue between the Supreme and Constitutional Courts

—Max Steuer, Comenius University The failed petition of the Slovak Attorney General to ban the far-right Kotleba: People’s Party Our Slovakia received wide domestic and international coverage. Legal developments in early 2019 that might have influenced the Supreme Court ruling in the case, however, did not attract attention. In January, the Slovak Constitutional Court invalidated

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Published on May 28, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Mohamed Abdelaal, Assistant Professor, Alexandria University Faculty of Law 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 27, 2019
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