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Japan Supreme Court Limits Police GPS Surveillance, Citing Constitution Article 35

–Lawrence Repeta, Member, Japan Civil Liberties Union and former Professor, Meiji University On March 15 of this year, the Supreme Court of Japan issued a rare decision that limits the authority of the police to conduct surveillance operations. The case involved the placement of GPS tracking devices on the vehicles of surveillance targets. According to the

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Published on August 16, 2017
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Developments in German Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 report on German constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country 2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law. The entire 2016 Global Review is now available in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3014378. —Christoph Möllers, Professor of Public Law and Legal Philosophy at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and

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Published on August 15, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Vicente F. Benítez R., Constitutional Law Professor, Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia) and JSD 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 August 14, 2017
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Developments in Italian Constitutional Law: The Year 2016 in Review

[Editor’s Note: Today we publish the 2016 Report on Italian constitutional law, which appears in the larger 44-country Global Review of Constitutional Law, now available in a smaller file size for downloading and emailing: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3014378.] –Pietro Faraguna (LUISS University of Rome), Michele Massa (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milano), Diletta Tega (University of Bologna), coordinated

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Published on August 13, 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 August 7, 2017
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Now Available: The I·CONnect-Clough Center 2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School and David Landau, Florida State University College of Law I·CONnect is pleased to partner with the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy to bring you a first-of-it-kind resource: the I·CONnect-Clough Center 2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law (ISBN: 978-0-692-92516-4). The report may be downloaded here for free. The Global

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Published on August 4, 2017
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Special Announcement–2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law–Coming Tomorrow

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School We are pleased to announce that I-CONnect has partnered with the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy to bring you a first-of-its-kind resource on the state of constitutional law around the world. The I-CONnect-Clough Center 2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law will feature reports on constitutional law

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Published on August 2, 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 July 31, 2017
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Save the Date–Conference on “Rewriting the Canadian Constitution”–Boston College Law School–October 19-20, 2017

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School I am pleased to announce that Boston College Law School will host a major conference to mark the sesquicentennial of Confederation in Canada on October 19-20, 2017. The program, entitled “Rewriting the Canadian Constitution,” will feature four panels and a moderated luncheon discussion with the Hon. Russell Brown of

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Published on July 28, 2017
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Giving Life Back to Liberty in India: Unique Identification and Beyond (I-CONnect Column)

—Menaka Guruswamy, B.R Ambedkar Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School and Advocate, Supreme Court of India Child rights activist and Ramon Magsaysay awardee Shanta Sinha has spent much of her life fighting the good fight. When she realised that many of the poorest of the poor in India could not access social

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Published on July 26, 2017
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