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Malaysian Federal-State Relations Post GE14

[Editor’s Note: This is the third entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore[*] The Malaysian constitution does not have a preamble. The first article of the constitution simply states that “[t]he Federation shall be known, in Malay and

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Published on June 23, 2018
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Interethnic Vote Pooling, Institutional Frailty, and the Malaysian Elections of 2018

[Editor’s Note: This is the second entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Donald L. Horowitz, Duke University In the early 1950s, as Malaya was approaching independence, the British decided to conduct the first elections ever held in the country at the town council level,

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Published on June 22, 2018
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‘Westminster’ Conventions in ‘Eastminster’: Reflections on the Role of the Heads of State after the Malaysian Tsunami

[Editor’s Note: This is the first entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Andrew Harding, National University of Singapore The controversial and heady events on and around 9-10 May 2018 are set out in the accompanying narrative in the introduction,[1] to which the reader is

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Published on June 21, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium: Malaysia Boleh! Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a week-long symposium on the recent landmark Malaysian election. We are very grateful to our organizers, Professors Jaclyn L. Neo, Dian AH Shah, and Andrew Harding, for assembling a wonderful group of scholars to discuss the elections from different perspectives.[1]] —Jaclyn L Neo, Dian AH Shah, and Andrew Harding, National

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Published on June 20, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Monica Cappelletti, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland 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 June 18, 2018
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Save the Date–I-CONnect Happy Hour at ICON-S 2018 in Hong Kong–Monday, June 25, 7pm to 9pm at Missy Ho’s in Kennedy Town

Richard Albert (Texas), Tom Ginsburg (Chicago), and David Landau (Florida State) invite friends of I-CONnect to our happy hour at the ICON-S 2018 Conference in Hong Kong. All are welcome on Monday, June 25, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Missy Ho’s, located at Shop G9, G/F, Sincere Western House, 48 Forbes Street in Kennedy Town, one subway (MTR) stop away from Hong

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Published on June 16, 2018
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The Rights of Rivers and Forests and Apex Court Dynamics in Colombia: On Natural and Institutional Environments (I-CONnect Column)

—Francisca Pou Giménez, ITAM, Mexico City [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 June 13, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Chiara Graziani, PhD Student in Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Genoa (Italy) 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 June 4, 2018
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Conference Report–“Constitutional Asymmetry in Multi-tiered Multinational Systems”–University of Antwerp

—Maja Sahadžić, University of Antwerp On April 23-24, 2018, the Faculty of Law of the University of Antwerp, supported by the Fundamental Research Foundation Flanders (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek–FWO), hosted the expert seminar “Constitutional asymmetry in multi-tiered multinational systems”. The expert seminar was co-convened by Patricia Popelier (University of Antwerp) and Maja Sahadžić (University of Antwerp)

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Published on June 1, 2018
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Save the Date–I-CONnect Happy Hour at ICON-S 2018 in Hong Kong–Monday, June 25, 7pm to 9pm at Missy Ho’s in Kennedy Town

Richard Albert (Texas), Tom Ginsburg (Chicago), and David Landau (Florida State) invite friends of I-CONnect to our happy hour at the ICON-S 2018 Conference in Hong Kong. All are welcome on Monday, June 25, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Missy Ho’s, located at Shop G9, G/F, Sincere Western House, 48 Forbes Street in Kennedy Town, one subway (MTR) stop away from Hong

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Published on May 30, 2018
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