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Conference Report–Liberalism, Democracy, and Constitutionalism: Three Categories in Search of Authority

—Shubha Ghosh, Crandall Melvin Professor of Law, Syracuse University Comparativists, constitutional law aficionados, and global citizens were the perfect audience for the conference on “The Future of Liberal Democracy,” held at The University of Texas at Austin on February 21-23, 2019. Professors Richard Albert and Sanford Levinson assembled leading scholars from across the globe for

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Published on March 23, 2019
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Joint Symposium on “Towering Judges”: A Foundational, not Towering, Judge

[Editor’s Note: This is part of the joint I-CONnect/IACL-AIDC Blog symposium on “towering judges,” which emerged from a conference held earlier this year at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, organized by Professors Rehan Abeyratne (CUHK) and Iddo Porat (CLB). The author in this post formed part of a panel on “Towering Judges in New/Mixed Constitutions.” The introduction to

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Published on March 22, 2019
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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 March 18, 2019
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Constitutionalizing Autocracy: A General Election Under Thailand’s 20th Constitution

—Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang, Chulalongkorn University Thailand is heading toward the first election under the 2017 Constitution on March 24th. It has been eight years since the last valid election. The 2014 Election was invalidated by the Constitutional Court because the anti-government demonstrators successfully blocked voters from entering the voting booths. Shortly afterward, Prayuth Cahn-ocha, the then-Army Commander,

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Published on March 16, 2019
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Joint Symposium on “Towering Judges”: Re-thinking my ‘Love Letter’ to Hugh Kennedy, Ireland’s Judicial Visionary

[Editor’s Note: This is part of the joint I-CONnect/IACL-AIDC Blog symposium on “towering judges,” which emerged from a conference held earlier this year at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, organized by Professors Rehan Abeyratne (CUHK) and Iddo Porat (CLB). The author in this post formed part of a panel on “Towering Judges in Mature/Stable Democracies.”

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Published on March 13, 2019
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Five Questions with Zachary Elkins

—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 Zachary Elkins, a professor in the Department of Government at the University

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Published on March 12, 2019
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I–CONnect Symposium: The 30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea—Part III: The Constitutional Court of Korea’s Jurisprudence: Influence of International Human Rights Law

[Editor’s Note: This is the third and final entry in our symposium on the “30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea.” The introduction to the symposium is available here, Part I is available here, and Part II is available here.] —Yoomin Won, JSD candidate, Stanford Law School Korea is more global than ever, which is clearly

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Published on March 12, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, Jindal Global Law School (India) 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 March 11, 2019
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I–CONnect Symposium: The 30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea—Part II: The South Korean Constitutional Court in Comparative Perspective

[Editor’s Note: This is the second entry in our symposium on the “30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea.” The introduction to the symposium is available here and Part I is available here.] —Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar, The University of Chicago As the Constitutional Court of

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Published on March 9, 2019
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I–CONnect Symposium: The 30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea—Part I: The Constitutional Court’s Role in South Korea’s Democratization

[Editor’s Note: This is the first entry in our symposium on the “30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Ilwon Kang, Former Justice, Constitutional Court of Korea “South Korea shows the world how democracy is done,” wrote a Washington Post columnist, praising the March 10, 2017, decision of

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Published on March 7, 2019
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