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Conference Report: Beyond the Usual Suspects and Usual Domains? An ICON-S (Singapore) Symposium

—Maartje De Visser, Singapore Management University, and Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore Avid readers of this blog need no reminder of the clarion call for those with an interest in constitutionalism to move beyond the ‘usual suspects’. Indeed, the very establishment of ICON-S was inspired by the desire to mainstream an interdisciplinary approach

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Published on October 16, 2019
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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 October 14, 2019
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What the Harvard Decision Gets Right about Affirmative Action

—Yuvraj Joshi, Doctoral Candidate, Yale Law School A federal judge has upheld Harvard College’s admissions program against a challenge from Edward Blum. Her opinion reinforces what I interpret to be the true purpose of affirmative action in the U.S., which is the pursuit of racial transition. Blum is the president of Students for Fair Admission

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Published on October 11, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Sandeep Suresh, Assistant Professor, Jindal Global Law School, India 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 October 7, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Maja Sahadžić, Ph.D. Researcher (University of Antwerp) 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 developments for

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Published on September 30, 2019
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Special Discount–New Book–“Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures: Bicameralism under Pressure”

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin I-CONnect is pleased to share a special 35% discount code for our readers interested in a new book entitled Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures: Bicameralism under Pressure (Edward Elgar, 2019), edited by Richard Albert (Texas), Antonia Baraggia (Milan), and

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Published on September 26, 2019
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Observations on the Supreme Court’s Miller and Cherry Hearings

—Theodore Konstadinides, Professor of Law, University of Essex The Miller / Cherry legal battle last week lingered between the tectonic plates of the political and the legal. It was three days of carefully defined legal terms, extended and masterful advocacy combined with awkward pauses, grimaces of disbelief, and phrases that baffled non-lawyers. Both prior and

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Published on September 23, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Lecturer in Public Law, Bocconi University 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 developments

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Published on September 23, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Gaurav Mukherjee, S.J.D. Candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest 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 September 16, 2019
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Special Undergraduate Series–The Misplaced Objections Against the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 (India)

Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law StudentsLL.B. Student Contribution –Anmol Jain, B.A., LL.B. Student (Hons.), National Law University, Jodhpur, India Last month, the Lower House of the Indian Parliament passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 to ‘provide for protection of rights of transgender persons and their welfare.’ This comes after a series

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Published on September 15, 2019
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