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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part V: Strong and Weak Courts: A Preliminary Approach to Judicial Strength

[Editor’s Note: This is Part V in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, Part II is available here, Part III is available here and Part IV is available here.] —Vicente F. Benítez-R., JSD student at NYU and Constitutional Law Professor at Universidad de La Sabana

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Published on November 5, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part IV: The Formalist Resistance to Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments

[Editor’s Note: This is Part IV in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, Part II is available here, and Part III is available here.] —Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin The most fascinating question in

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Published on November 3, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part III: How Efficient is the Colombian Constitutional Court in Promoting Social Changes?

[Editor’s Note: This is Part III in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, and Part II is available here.] –Andrés Mauricio Gutiérrez Beltrán, Constitutional Law Professor, Universidad Externado de Colombia Many academics assert that courts are powerful political actors. According to

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Published on November 3, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part II: Presidential Re-Election in Latin American Case Law: A Work in Progress

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here, and Part I is available here.] –Sabrina Ragone, Associate Professor of Comparative Law, University of Bologna; Senior Research Affiliate, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law The study of Latin

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Published on November 2, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law–Part I: The Paradox of the Transformative Role of the Colombian Constitutional Court

[Editor’s Note: This is Part I in our Externado symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law.” The Introduction to the symposium is available here.] –Carlos Bernal, Justice, Colombian Constitutional Court The Colombian Constitutional Court is well-known worldwide for carrying out transformations that political authorities were unable to effectuate. The enforcement of constitutional rights has catalysed changes concerning the

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Published on November 1, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium–Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature short posts based on papers presented at a symposium on “Contemporary Discussions in Constitutional Law” held at the Externado University of Colombia. This online symposium will feature nine parts, including this Introduction. We are very grateful to Professors Magdalena Correa Henao and Andrés Mauricio Gutiérrez Beltrán for convening the symposium, and

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100 Years of Austrian Republicanism – 100 Years of Austrian Federalism?

—Anna Gamper, Professor of Public Law, University of Innsbruck 2018 is a very special year for Austrian constitutional lawyers since it was exactly 100 years ago today that the Republic of (German-)Austria (since 1919: Republic of Austria) was founded. After the end of the First World War, the representatives of the remaining, predominantly German-speaking parts

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Published on October 30, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Gaurav Mukherjee, S.J.D. Candidate 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.

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Published on October 29, 2018
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Call for Papers–Conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution”–Boston, May 16-17, 2019

Boston College Law School with the support of The Institute for Liberal Arts invite submissions for Conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” Boston College Newton, Massachusetts May 16-17, 2019 Submissions are invited from faculty and graduate students for a two-day conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution,” a timely subject of importance in history, law and

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Published on October 28, 2018
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I-CONnect Invitation — Books for Review

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin Our community has benefited from the many critical, constructive, and quite useful book reviews our contributors have published here at I-CONnect. We will continue to commission reviews from specific scholars whose subject-matter expertise makes them particularly well-situated to comment on a

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Published on October 25, 2018
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