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The Death Penalty in Sri Lanka: Hanging by a Thread

–Mario Gomez, Executive Director, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly (GA) voted overwhelmingly once again, for a universal moratorium on the use of the death penalty.[1] 121 countries voted in favour, 35 voted against, and 32 abstained. This resolution was a sequel to several previous GA

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Published on August 8, 2019
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Book Review: Phillip Paiement on “Globalisation and Governance: International Problems, European Solutions” (Robert Schütze ed.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Phillip Paiement reviews Globalisation and Governance: International Problems, European Solutions (Robert Schütze ed., Cambridge 2018).] –Phillip Paiement, Tilburg Law School Which institutional architectures are best suited to govern the social and economic globalizations of the 21st Century? Have the 20th Century ambitions to realize universal internationalism given way

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Published on August 7, 2019
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Book Review: Andrea Scoseria Katz on “Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?” (Mark A. Graber et al., eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Andrea Scoseria Katz reviews Constitutional Democracy in Crisis? (Mark A. Graber, Sanford Levinson & Mark Tushnet, eds., Oxford 2018).] Is Constitutional Democracy in Crisis? Well, That Depends on How You Define “Constitutional,” “Democracy,” and “Crisis” –Andrea Scoseria Katz, Samuel I. Golieb Fellow in Legal History, New York University School

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Published on August 6, 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 August 5, 2019
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RTI Amendments Put India’s Participatory Democracy in Peril

—Ashish Goel is currently practicing law in Indian courts. He graduated in law from National University of Juridical Sciences and holds an LL.M from King’s College London. On August 1, 2019, the President of India assented to two key amendments to the country’s Right to Information (RTI) Act that do not bode well for India’s

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Published on August 3, 2019
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Book Review: Alex Deagon on “Australian Constitutional Values” (Rosalind Dixon, ed.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Alex Deagon reviews Australian Constitutional Values (Rosalind Dixon, ed., Hart Publishing 2018). —Dr. Alex Deagon, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology Australian Constitutional Values is a bold, illuminating edited collection that articulates and investigates a ‘functionalist’ interpretation of the Australian Constitution.[1] According to the collection’s

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Published on August 1, 2019
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Book Review: Catarina Santos Botelho on Sabino Cassese’s “A World Government?”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Catarina Santos Botelho reviews Sabino Cassese’s book on A World Government? (Global Law Press/Editorial Derecho Global, Sevilla, 2018). –Catarina Santos Botelho, Catholic University of Portugal When opening Sabino Cassese’s book, one expects to find an open-minded and thought-provoking writing, with strong normative propositions and theoretical clarity. This fascinating

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Published on July 30, 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 July 29, 2019
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Last Call for Nominations–Deadline August 1–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, 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

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Published on July 28, 2019
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Call for Papers–Deadline September 1–Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change–The University of Texas at Austin–January 17-18, 2020

The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism invites submissions for Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change The University of Texas Law SchoolAustin, TexasJanuary 17-18, 2020 Submissions are invited from faculty and graduate students for a two-day conference on “Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change,” to be held in Austin at the University of Texas Law School.

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Published on July 27, 2019
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