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Call for Papers–Central and Eastern European Regional Chapter of ICON-S–Prague, Czech Republic–29 March 2019

Call for Papers Traditional Concepts: New Perspectives, New Challenges Prague, Czech Republic – 29 March 2019 International Conference on Traditional Concepts: New Perspectives, New Challenges Faculty of Law, Charles University Nám. Curieových 7 116 40 Prague 1 Czech Republic Convened by Eszter Bodnár Miluše Kindlová David Kosař Jana Ondřejková The three arguably most important pillars of

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Published on September 27, 2018
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ICON-S Council Elections—Call for Nominations

–Lorenzo Casini and Rosalind Dixon, Co-Presidents, ICON-S To the ICON-S Community: The state of the Society is strong, and a major reason why is our active and engaged membership. We are pleased to announce plans to continue renewing the Society’s Council with an infusion of new members directly elected by our membership. The 2018 ICON-S Council

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Published on September 25, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, Jindal Global Law School 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 24, 2018
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Bruce Ackerman and Susan Rose-Ackerman at the University of Milan–October 5 and 8, 2018

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin Friends of I-CONnect are invited to the University of Milan for two special programs featuring Bruce Ackerman (Yale) and Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale). To RSVP for these events, please email Antonia Baraggia at antonia.baraggia[at]unimi.it. On Friday, October 5, 2018, the University of Milan will host

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Published on September 23, 2018
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Announcement: Second Issue of the Africa Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law

–Tom Kabau, Co-Editor in Chief, Africa Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law; Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology We are pleased to highlight in this forum the second issue of the Africa Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law (AJCCL) (volume 2, 2017). The AJCCL is published by JUTA Law

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Published on September 21, 2018
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The Science of Homosexuality Does Not Matter, Says the Indian Supreme Court in its Historic Navtej Johor Decision

–Shubhankar Dam, Professor of Public Law and Governance, University of Portsmouth, England “The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or equal protection of the laws”, the Constitution of India majestically says. The Indian Penal Code, section 377, however, appeared to do just that. By outlawing certain forms of intimate conduct,

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

–Mauricio Guim, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) 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 17, 2018
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Are Constitutional Democracies Really in Crisis?

—Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School It may seem churlish for one of the co-editors of the recently published Constitutional Democracies in Crisis? (with Mark Graber and Sanford Levinson) to raise questions about what readers might take to be the book’s basic conceptualization, that we are experiencing a widespread crisis for

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Published on September 11, 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 September 10, 2018
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Does the President Have the Power to Call a Constitutional Referendum in Peru?

— Maria Bertel, Elise-Richter-Fellow (FWF), University of Innsbruck; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Central European University[*] On July 28, Peru celebrated 197 years of independence. On the occasion of this national holiday, the President of Perú, Martin Vizcarra, delivered the President’s Annual Address to the Nation. This was the first time the former Vice-President has given this

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Published on September 6, 2018
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