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150 Years On: What is the Constitution of Canada?–Part 3 of 3–A Doctrinal Approach to the Problem of Identification

Editor’s Note: This is the third post in a three-part series to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. In their three posts, Maxime St-Hilaire, Patrick Baud and Éléna S. Drouin offer critical reflections on a provocative question: What is the Constitution of Canada? Their first post is available here and their second here. ––Maxime St-Hilaire,

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Published on September 14, 2017
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150 Years On: What is the Constitution of Canada?–Part 2 of 3–Amending the Supreme Law

Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a three-part series to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. In three separate posts, Maxime St-Hilaire, Patrick Baud and Éléna S. Drouin offer critical reflections on a provocative question: What is the Constitution of Canada? Their first post is available here. —Maxime St-Hilaire, Université de Sherbrooke; Patrick

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Published on September 13, 2017
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150 Years On: What is the Constitution of Canada?–Part 1 of 3–The Problem of Identification

Editor’s Note: Today we begin a three-day series to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. In three separate posts, Maxime St-Hilaire, Patrick Baud and Éléna S. Drouin offer critical reflections on a provocative question: What is the Constitution of Canada? We thank them for sharing their views in this forum. —Maxime St-Hilaire, Université de

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Published on September 12, 2017
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Assessing the Risks of Constitutional Revisions (I-CONnect Column)

—Aslı Bâli, UCLA School of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four columnists for

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Published on September 3, 2017
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Symposium–Part 7 of 7: Some Concluding Comments: What is the State of Democracy? How to Defend It?

[Editor’s Note: This is the last of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Ruth Gavison, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem I welcome the initiative to hold a public discussion of public law issues in present day Israel, and appreciate the

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Published on August 26, 2017
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Symposium–Part 6 of 7: Is there Constitutional Capture in Israel?

[Editor’s Note: This is the sixth of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business, Israel In this post I would like to suggest that part of the developments described by participants in this symposium

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Published on August 25, 2017
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Symposium–Part 5 of 7: The Israeli Liberal Democracy: A Critical Assessment

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Barak Medina, Hebrew University of Jerusalem There is a real concern of an erosion of the Israeli government’s commitment to the ideals of a liberal democracy. At

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Published on August 24, 2017
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Symposium–Part 4 of 7: Constitutional Retrogression in Israel

[Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Nadiv Mordechay, Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Yaniv Roznai, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya There are many similarities between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump. Most noticeable is

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Published on August 23, 2017
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Symposium–Part 3 of 7: The Triumph of Israeli Populism

[Editor’s Note: This is the third of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Alon Harel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Populism is a very popular word these days. Journalistic writing attributes populism to leaders such as Erdogan the President of

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Published on August 22, 2017
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Special Symposium–Part 2 of 7: Constitutional Capture in Israel

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of 7 parts in our I-CONnect/ICON-S-IL symposium on the subject of “Constitutional Capture in Israel?” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Gila Stopler, College of Law and Business, Israel In recent years the term Constitutional Capture has been used by Jan Werner Muller and others to describe a

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Published on August 21, 2017
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