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I-CONnect Symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide—Court Order no. 207 of 2018: A Particular “Species” of the German Incompatibility Ruling?

[Editor’s Note: This is the final Part of our I-CONnect symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The Introduction is available here, Part I is available here, and Part II is available here.] —Nannerel Fiano, P.h.D. Candidate in Constitutional Law, University of Milan. With its historic Decree 207 of 2018 concerning

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Published on December 8, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide—Assisted Suicide: Crime or Right?

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II of our I-CONnect symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The Introduction is available here and Part I is available here.] —Davide Paris, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. From a judgment on assisted suicide

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Published on December 7, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium: The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide—The Italian Constitutional Court and the Recent Decision on Assisted Suicide: The Guardian of the Constitution or the “Guardian” of the Parliament?

[Editor’s Note: This is Part I of our I-CONnect symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The Introduction is available here.] —Benedetta Vimercati, Research Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Milan As soon as the press release announcing the Italian Constitutional Court’s decision on assisted suicide had been made available, certain

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Published on December 6, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium–The Italian Constitutional Court on Assisted Suicide

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a special symposium on the Italian Constitutional Court’s recent judgment on assisted suicide. The symposium will feature four parts, including this Introduction. We are very grateful to Antonia Baraggia for convening this symposium for the benefit of the I-CONnect community.] —Antonia Baraggia, Assistant Professor of Comparative Constitutional law, University

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Published on December 5, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Monica Cappelletti, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland 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.

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Published on December 3, 2018
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The Ground-Breaking Advisory Opinion OC-23/17 of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Healthy Environment and Human Rights

–Domenico Giannino, Lecturer in International Law, INSEEC University (London). Contemporary processes of environmental degradation require the creation of innovative legal tools with the objective of preserving those resources that are intrinsically essential for the life of human beings. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights Advisory Opinion OC-23/17 – issued in November 2017 at the request of

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Published on December 2, 2018
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A Proposal for Gender Parity on Slovakia’s Constitutional Court

—Šimon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen The chairman of the Slovak National Council (NaCo) has formally initiated the process to select replacements for nine Constitutional Court (CC) judges who will finish their term in mid-February next year. The schedule is tight. All nominations must be made to the NaCo by January 7.

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Published on November 30, 2018
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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 November 26, 2018
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ICON·S Book Prize–Call for Nominations

–The Editors ICON·S | The International Society for Public Law is pleased to open the Call for Nominations for its second annual Book Prize. In line with the Society’s mission, the prize will be awarded to an outstanding book or books in the field of public law, understood as a field of knowledge that transcends

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Published on November 23, 2018
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Support for New I-CONnect Contributors from Historically Underrepresented Groups

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin, and David Landau, Mason Ladd Professor and Associate Dean for International Programs, Florida State University It always brings us great joy here at I-CONnect to receive an unsolicited submission from a new contributor. We care a great deal about making room in the

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Published on November 19, 2018
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