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What’s New in Public Law

—Bárbara da Rosa Lazarotto, Master Student at the University of Minho – Portugal; Researcher at the International Legal Research Group on Human Rights and Technology of the European Law Students Association – ELSA. In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include a selection of links

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Published on May 10, 2021
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Call for Proposals and Papers | New Challenges and New Solutions: The Dawn of Smart Cities Law

The IUS Publicum Network Review invites short proposals for papers to be included in a special issue on Smart Cities. Proposals should be sent by May 31, 2021. Proposals will be reviewed and applicants will be notified by June 15, 2021. Fully developed papers will be expected by July 31, 2021. Further details follow below.

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Published on May 6, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

—Eman Muhammad Rashwan, Ph.D. Candidate in the European Doctorate in Law & Economics (EDLE), Hamburg University, Germany; Assistant Lecturer of Public Law, Cairo University, Egypt. 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

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Published on May 3, 2021
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The Latest from Ius Publicum Network Review

—Gabriella M. Racca, University of Turin Since 2015, I-CONnect and IUS Publicum Network Review have partnered to deepen the study of comparative public law and to enhance its online coverage. The IUS Publicum Network Review is a network of the national leading public and administrative law journals in Europe, whose aim is to track and interpret the

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Published on May 1, 2021
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Minority Rights – Ukraine’s Gateway to the West

—Balázs Tárnok, Hungary Foundation’s Visiting Research Fellow – Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA; Associate Researcher – Europe Strategy Research Institute, University of Public Service, Budapest. In 2017, the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) adopted a new Law on Education which limits the right of ethnic minorities to be educated in their

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Published on April 30, 2021
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The Return of Lula in Brazil: New Challenges for Comparative Presidential Studies

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] A recent column published in The Economist titled ”The Problem of Latin America’s Proxy Presidents” raises the argument that,

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Published on April 28, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

—Matteo Mastracci, PhD Researcher, Koç University, Istanbul 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 April 26, 2021
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Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention

—Nazlicicek Semercioglu, PhD candidate, Bocconi University, Italy. The Turkish President’s decision concerning Turkey’s withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (“Istanbul Convention”) that was taken on the basis of the Presidential Decree no. 9 was published in the Official Gazette on March 20, 2021. This

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Published on April 22, 2021
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The National Security Law and the Defense of Democratic Institutions in Brazil

—Clèmerson Merlin Clève, Federal University of Paraná and UniBrasil. “That anyone who possesses power has a tendency to abuse it is an eternal truth. They tend to go as far as the barriers will allow.” Baron de Montesquieu Brazil has been through, since the eighties, as of the enactment of the Constitution, a slow process

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Published on April 21, 2021
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What’s New in Public Law

—Claudia Marchese, Research Fellow in Comparative Public Law at the University of Florence (Italy) Developments in Constitutional Courts The Constitutional Court of South Africa has issued directions that former president Jacob Zuma must file an affidavit addressing what penalty the Court should impose if he is found guilty of the alleged contempt of court. This

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Published on April 19, 2021
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