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Developments in Indian Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Indian 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. —Jayna Kothari, Executive Director of the Centre for Law and Policy Research and Ashwini Tallur, Researcher at the Centre for

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Published on November 25, 2017
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Developments in Kenyan Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Kenyan 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. –Duncan Munabi O’kubasu, Director of the Centre for Jurisprudence & Constitutional Studies at Kabarak Law School I. Introduction This brief

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Published on November 24, 2017
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Five Questions with Patricia Popelier

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School 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 Patricia Popelier, Professor of Law at the University of Antwerp. Her bio follows below: Patricia Popelier defended her prize-winning PhD in 1997 at the

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Published on November 24, 2017
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Who is Afraid of the Constitutional Convention? The Rejection of Constitutional Change in the State of New York

–Eleonora Bottini, Sorbonne Law School, Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School “God forbid we should ever be twenty years without […] a rebellion”. –-Thomas Jefferson By voting massively “no” to Constitutional Proposal n. 1 on November 7th 2017, the people of the State of New York have rejected the opportunity to rethink and rewrite their

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Published on November 22, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Vicente F. Benítez R., JSD student at NYU and Constitutional Law Professor at Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia) 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

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Published on November 20, 2017
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Developments in Norwegian Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Norwegian 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. –Anine Kierulf, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oslo School of Law I. Introduction Developments in Norwegian constitutional law 2016 were marked

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Published on November 19, 2017
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The Njemanze ECOWAS Court Ruling and “Universal” Jurisdiction: Implications for the “Grand African Human Rights System”

–Sègnonna Horace Adjolohoun, Visiting Professor of International Human Rights and Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University; Extraordinary Lecturer of International Human Rights Law, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria; Principal Legal Officer, African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Njemanze revives the ECOWAS Court’s jurisdiction paradigm On 12 October 2017, the Court of Justice

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Published on November 16, 2017
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Developments in Spanish Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Spanish 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. –Encarnacion Roca, Judge and Vice-President of the Constitutional Court; Camino Vidal, University of Burgos-Advocate of the Constitutional Court; Argelia Queralt, University

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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 November 13, 2017
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Developments in Polish Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Polish 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. –Professor Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz, Director of the Department of European and Comparative Law, University of Gdańsk; Professor Marek Zubik, Director of the

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