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Special Announcement–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 February 7, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen 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 February 4, 2019
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Call for Panels and Papers–2019 ICON•S Conference on “Public Law in Times of Change?”–July 1-3, 2019–Santiago de Chile

ICON·S | The International Society of Public Law is pleased to announce that its 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, on July 1-3, 2019. This will be the sixth Annual Conference of ICON·S, following the five Annual Conferences (Florence 2014, New York 2015, Berlin 2016, Copenhagen

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Published on February 1, 2019
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Ambassadors or Outsiders? The Constitutionality of Non-Resident Voting in Frank v Canada (Attorney General)

–Sarah Burton, Doctoral Candidate, University of Ottawa The Supreme Court of Canada recently ruled that the legislative disenfranchisement of certain non-resident citizens was unconstitutional. While Frank v Canada (Attorney General) 2019 SCC 1 ultimately turns on deference, the decision raises a number of questions about the heart of democracy that will have long term impacts

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Published on January 31, 2019
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Five Questions with Sabrina Ragone

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about her or his research.  This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Sabrina Ragone, Associate Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Bologna. 

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Published on January 29, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Angélique Devaux, Cheuvreux Notaires, Paris, France, Diplômée notaire, LL.M. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School 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

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Published on January 28, 2019
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The Courts Respond to Executive Tyranny in Sri Lanka

–Mario Gomez, Executive Director, International Centre for Ethnic Studies (Sri Lanka); previously Lecturer at the University of Colombo The final three months of 2018 were challenging times for constitutional resilience and order in Sri Lanka. Almost four years since the peaceful political transition of 2015, the country plunged into a constitutional crisis when President Sirisena

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Published on January 24, 2019
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Announcement: ICON-S Committee on Junior Scholars

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin The Co-Presidents of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) have authorized the creation of a Committee on Junior Scholars. The charge of the Committee is to produce a report on what more ICON-S can do as an institution to support

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Published on January 23, 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 January 21, 2019
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Five Questions with Antonia Baraggia

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research.  This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Antonia Baraggia, Assistant Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Milan. 

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Published on January 18, 2019
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