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Call for Papers–Football Feminism–Global Governance Perspectives

The Symposium The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice at NYU School of Law will host a symposium on February 24 – 25, 2020 to explore feminist perspectives on global football (soccer) governance and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Last year, FIFA launched a Women’s Football Strategy to “empower the

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Published on May 17, 2019
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Slovakia Amends the Constitution to Cap the Retirement Age

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen On March 28, 2019, the Slovak Parliament amended the Constitution to cap the retirement age at 64. The imposition of retirement age is quite an unusual design feature in comparative constitutional law. In this post, I introduce the amendment and provide context for the change.

Published on May 16, 2019
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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 May 13, 2019
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An Obituary for Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (1930-2019)

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this obituary was first featured on Oxford Constitutional Law on April 10, 2019. We are grateful to Oxford and the authors for permitting us to share these reflections with our readers. –Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein One of Europe’s foremost legal and political thinkers passed away on February 24, 2019.

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Published on May 11, 2019
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Conference Report–Separation of Powers within and beyond Europe: The Evolution of a Foundational Concept

—Alessandro Nato, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, LUISS University; Caterina Mariotti, PhD candidate, LUISS University and Paris 2 Panthéon Assas; Paolo Fernandes, PhD candidate, Tor Vergata University On 12 April 2019, the Departments of Law and Political Science at LUISS Guido Carli University hosted a symposium on “Separation of Powers within and beyond Europe: The Evolution of

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Published on May 7, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. Researcher in Comparative Constitutional Law (University of Trento) 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

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Published on May 6, 2019
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Save the Date–2019 I-CONnect Happy Hour at ICON-S in Santiago–Sunday, June 30, 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Quitral

Richard Albert (Texas), Tom Ginsburg (Chicago), and David Landau (Florida State) invite friends of I-CONnect to our happy hour at the ICON-S 2019 Annual Conference in Santiago. All are welcome on Sunday, June 30, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Quitral, located within walking distance from the conference venue at this address: Jose Victorino Lastarria 70 – Local 4 – Paseo Lastarria. Attendees

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Published on May 3, 2019
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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 April 29, 2019
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Slovak Constitutional Court Strikes Down a Constitutional Amendment—But the Amendment Remains Valid

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen On January 30, 2019, the Slovak Constitutional Court declared a constitutional amendment unconstitutional. The Court held that the Constitution contains an implicit material core that cannot be changed through the ordinary amendment process. Consequently, if an amendment violates a core provision, it will be struck down.

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Published on April 25, 2019
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Five Questions with Judge Lech Garlicki

—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 her research. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Lech Garlicki, former judge on the Constitutional Court of Poland (1993-2001) and on

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Published on April 23, 2019
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