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What’s New in Public Law

–Angelique Devaux, French Licensed Attorney (Notaire) 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 our

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Published on April 24, 2017
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Call for Papers–“What can Central and Eastern Europe Learn from the Development of Canada’s Constitutional System?”–Budapest, Hungary–28 June 2017

Call for Papers International Symposium on  What can Central and Eastern Europe Learn from the Development of Canada’s Constitutional System? On the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Faculty of Law Egyetem tér 1-3. Budapest, Hungary 28 June 2017 Convened by Pál Sonnevend Nóra Chronowski Eszter Bodnár Zoltán Pozsár-Szentmiklósy This

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Published on April 21, 2017
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Mandatory Voting as a Tool to Combat the “New Populism”

—András László Pap, Research Chair, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Social Sciences Institute for Legal Studies; SASPRO-Marie-Curie Fellow, Slovak Academy of Sciences Institute for Sociology; Recurrent Visiting (Adjunct) Professor, Central European University; Professor, National University of Public Service, Budapest, and Anna Śledzińska-Simon, Assistant Professor, University of Wrocław   The Hungarian and Polish experience of constitutional capture

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Published on April 19, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Sandeep Suresh, LL.M 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. To

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Published on April 17, 2017
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Chaos, Kings, and Thailand’s 20th Constitution

—Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang, Chulalongkorn University After three years, three commissions, and millions of Baht spent, Thailand’s 20th Constitution finally came into effect. On the 6th day of April 2017, King Vajiralongkorn signed the Constitution in presence of the royal family members, courtiers, the cabinet, members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), judges, diplomats, and other bureaucrats at

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Published on April 11, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Simon Drugda, Nagoya University Graduate School of Law (Japan) 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 April 10, 2017
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Five Questions with Donald Horowitz

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In “Five Questions with … ” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Donald Horowitz, the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University and

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Published on April 7, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. researcher in Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Trento 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 April 3, 2017
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Five Questions with Carlos Bernal

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Carlos Bernal, a leading scholar of constitutional theory and one of the

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Published on March 31, 2017
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Book Review: Joshua Segev on Daniel Friedmann’s “The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel’s Legal Revolution”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Joshua Segev reviews Daniel Friedmann’s book on The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel’s Legal Revolution (Oxford 2016)] —Dr. Joshua Segev, Associate Professor, Netanya Academic College School of Law, Israel The Purse and the Sword, by Daniel Friedmann, is a fascinating book. It offers special insights

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Published on March 28, 2017
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