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What’s New in Public Law

—Maja Sahadžić, Ph.D. Researcher (University of Antwerp) 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 developments for

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Published on July 30, 2018
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The Trouble with Constituent Power in Latin America: A Reply to Joshua Braver

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law I would like to thank Joshua Braver for his post yesterday here at I-CONnect engaging my 2012 piece on constitution-making, and am gratified that the work is still relevant and useful for ongoing debates in Latin America and globally. Braver’s own project – to reconceptualize constituent power

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Published on July 28, 2018
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Putting “Abusive Constitutionalism” and Populism in Perspective

–Joshua Braver, Tufts University The fear of “abusive constitutionalism” has set the agenda for scholarship on popular constitution-making.  It warns of the danger that “constitutional amendment and replacement can be used by would-be autocrats to undermine democracy with relative ease.”[1] The term’s author, David Landau, and fellow traveler William Partlett, are particularly wary of the

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Published on July 27, 2018
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Perspectives on Hong Kong Constitutional Law–Views from Law Students

Editors’ Note: We are pleased to feature these two posts on Hong Kong Constitutional Law, authored by students learning the subject under the supervision of Professor Rehan Abeyratne at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Below, Professor Abeyratne first offers a brief introduction; the two student posts follow. Introduction to Hong Kong Constitutional Law Student

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Published on July 24, 2018
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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 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 July 23, 2018
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Call for Papers and Panels–Inaugural Conference of the Italian Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)

Call for papers and panels Inaugural conference of the Italian Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) Unity and fragmentation within and beyond the State (Unità e frammentazione dentro e oltre lo Stato) Rome, Italy 23-24 November 2018 On the occasion of the inauguration of the Italian Chapter of the International Society of

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Published on July 20, 2018
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Now Available: The I·CONnect-Clough Center 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas Law School, and David Landau, Florida State University College of Law I·CONnect is pleased to partner with the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy to bring you the second edition of the I·CONnect-Clough Center Global Review of Constitutional Law (ISBN: 978-0-692-15916-3). The report may be downloaded here for free. This 2017 edition

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Published on July 19, 2018
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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 July 16, 2018
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Meet the Team that Brings You “What’s New in Public Law”

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin We published the very first edition of “What’s New” over four years ago on January 5, 2014. Its format today is largely unchanged, and its purpose has remained the same: to update our readers on developments in public law around the world from the previous week. Developments include news from

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Published on July 13, 2018
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Deadline July 15—Call for Papers—Symposium on the Origins, Migration and Influence of the Basic Structure Doctrine—India—March 21-22, 2019

Jindal Global Law School Delhi, India March 21-22, 2019 The Organizing Committee invites submissions for a two-day Symposium on the Indian Constitution’s Basic Structure Doctrine. This Symposium on The Origins, Migration and Influence of the Basic Structure Doctrine will be held on the campus of Jindal Global Law School on Thursday and Friday, March 21-22, 2019.

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Published on July 11, 2018
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