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When Courts Decide not to Decide: Understanding the Afghan Supreme Court’s Struggle to Decide the Fate of the Dismissed Ministers

–Shamshad Pasarlay, Herat University School of Law and Political Sciences On November 12, 2016, the Wolesi Jirga, the Afghan parliament’s lower house, began a process of impeaching cabinet ministers who had not been able to spend more than 70 percent of their ministry development budget for the financial year of 2015. As part of this process,

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Published on March 22, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Vicente F. Benítez R., Constitutional Law Professor, Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia) and LL.M. student at NYU 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

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Published on March 20, 2017
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Call for Papers–European Junior Faculty Forum–WZB Berlin Social Science Center

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School We are pleased to share this Call for Papers for a program co-organized by Professor Mattias Kumm, a member of the ICON-S Governing Council. The WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the European University Institute and the London School for Economics and Political Science invite submissions for the Inaugural Annual

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Published on March 17, 2017
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On the Silence of Turkish Constitutionalists in the Face of the Amendment

—Kemal Gözler, Professor of Constitutional Law, Retired from Uludag University Faculty of Law, Turkey. [Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in Turkish on the website of the author, anayasa.gen.tr, on February 20, 2017. It was translated into English by a friend of the author, who would like to remain anonymous.] Constitutional Amendment Bill Number

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Published on March 16, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

—Mohamed Abdelaal, Assistant Professor, Alexandria University Faculty of Law 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

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Published on March 13, 2017
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Installation Lecture of Mark Graber as Regents Professor at the University System of Maryland

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Please join I-CONnect in congratulating Professor Mark Graber on his installation as Regents Professor at the University System of Maryland (USM), one of only seven in the history of the USM. Last week, Professor Graber delivered his installation lecture before an audience of family and friends, in addition to many

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Published on March 7, 2017
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Call for Abstracts: Public Law and the New Populism

–Daniel Francis, International Journal of Constitutional Law The International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON) is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for a workshop on “Public Law and the New Populism” to take place at NYU School of Law on September 15, 2017.  The workshop will be co-hosted by the Jean Monnet Center for

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Published on March 6, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Angélique Devaux, Cheuvreux Notaires, Paris, France, Diplômée notaire, LL.M. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law 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

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Published on March 6, 2017
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Judicial Backlash in Inter-American Human Rights Law?

—Jorge Contesse, Assistant Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School Argentina has one of the strongest monist constitutional practices in Latin America—a region where incorporation of international human rights law into domestic constitutional arrangements is already the norm.  In 1994, its legislature granted constitutional status to a number of international human treaties.  A decade later, relying

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Published on March 2, 2017
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Russian Supreme Court Quashes Conviction of Ildar Dadin

–Dimitry Mednikov, Litigation Unit, Institute for Law and Public Policy On 22 February 2017, the Presidium of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (hereinafter – “Supreme Court of Russia”), enforcing the judgment of the Constitutional Court of Russia (hereinafter – “RCC”) of 10 February 2017 No. 2-П, heard a motion to reopen a criminal case

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Published on March 1, 2017
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