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ECHR: Irish abortion law violates European Convention on Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights has just handed down a decision in A, B, and C v. Ireland, in which it holds that Ireland’s strict ban on abortion violates Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to respect for one’s privacy and family life). The case was decided by a

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Abortion foes battle Kenya draft

If the Kenyan Constitution fails in a referendum a little over a month from now, it may be largely the result of foreign groups lobbying against it. Three U.S. Congressmen are now calling for an investigation into US support for the Kenyan constitution, arguing that funds spent on civic education for the proposed draft violate

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Published on June 4, 2010
Author:          Filed under: abortion, hp, Kenya, Tom Ginsburg
 
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Kenya process keeps chugging along

The Kenyan drafting process continues to move forward, with the debate in parliament due to wrap up this week. The MPs, having received the latest draft from the Committee of Experts and the Parliamentary Select Commission, have apparently made some changes toward consolidation of local government, a major issue in the drafting debates. Some of

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Published on March 24, 2010
Author:          Filed under: abortion, hp, Kenya, Tom Ginsburg
 
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Kenya process: the next hurdle

Readers of this blog know that we have been following the Kenya constitution-making process with a close eye. This coming week, debate is to begin in the parliament over the revised draft produced by the Committee of Experts. That draft has been considered by the Parliamentary Select Committee for the past couple weeks. The signs

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Published on March 13, 2010
Author:          Filed under: abortion, hp, Kenya, Tom Ginsburg
 
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The Continental Divide Writ Small

One of the interesting phenomena in North American constitutionalism is the subtle duet of convergence alongside enduring divergence in the constitutional law and practice of the United States and Canada. The border between the two countries is often described as the longest friendly border in the world. Over 1 billion dollars worth of goods cross

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Published on August 23, 2009
Author:          Filed under: abortion, Canada, extradition, hp, Ran Hirschl, United States