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Developments in Turkish Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Turkish constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. –Serkan Köybaşı, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul I. Introduction At the beginning of this century, Turkey was

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Published on December 11, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Simon Drugda, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford (UK) 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

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Published on December 11, 2017
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How the Bolivian Constitutional Court Helped the Morales Regime to Break the Political Insurance of the Bolivian Constitution

—Sergio Verdugo, Professor, Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile); JSD candidate, New York University* In a 2016 referendum, a majority of Bolivians stopped President Evo Morales from running for a fourth Presidential term by rejecting a constitutional reform aimed at eliminating the constitutional limits on reelection. The failed bill establishing the constitutional modification resembled what David Landau

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Published on December 10, 2017
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Developments in South Korean Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on South Korean constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. –Leo Mizushima, Research Associate at the Institute of Comparative Law at Waseda University I. Introduction Since the founding of

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Published on December 10, 2017
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Developments in Lithuanian Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Lithuanian constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. —Dr. Dainius Žalimas, Professor, Law Faculty of Vilnius University, and President, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania; Dr. Ingrida Danėlienė, Lecturer,

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Developments in Taiwanese Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Taiwanese constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. —Jau-Yuan Hwang, Justice of the Constitutional Court, Taiwan; Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick; and Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant,

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Published on December 8, 2017
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Developments in Finnish Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Finnish constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available here in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing. —Laura Kirvesniemi, PhD student, University of Helsinki; Milka Sormunen, PhD student, University of Helsinki; Tuomas Ojanen, Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Helsinki

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Published on December 6, 2017
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Adjudicating ‘Honesty’: Prime Minister(s) and the Supreme Court of Pakistan (I-CONnect Column)

[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 2017, see here.] —Menaka Guruswamy, Advocate, Supreme

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Published on December 5, 2017
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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 December 4, 2017
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I-CONnect Symposium on the Legacy of Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Earlier this year in June, the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada, announced her retirement effective December 15, 2017. This week–the week prior to her retirement–I-CONnect will host a special symposium in honor of Chief Justice McLachlin, for whom I had the privilege of serving as a law clerk

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Published on December 3, 2017
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