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RTI Amendments Put India’s Participatory Democracy in Peril

—Ashish Goel is currently practicing law in Indian courts. He graduated in law from National University of Juridical Sciences and holds an LL.M from King’s College London. On August 1, 2019, the President of India assented to two key amendments to the country’s Right to Information (RTI) Act that do not bode well for India’s

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Published on August 3, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, 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 July 29, 2019
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Last Call for Nominations–Deadline August 1–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law, I have created a new award to recognize untenured scholars at AALS Member Schools for excellence in comparative law. I invite our readers to submit nominations

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Published on July 28, 2019
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Call for Papers–Deadline September 1–Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change–The University of Texas at Austin–January 17-18, 2020

The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism invites submissions for Conference on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change The University of Texas Law SchoolAustin, TexasJanuary 17-18, 2020 Submissions are invited from faculty and graduate students for a two-day conference on “Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change,” to be held in Austin at the University of Texas Law School.

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Published on July 27, 2019
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Conference Report: Proportionality in Public Policy–Balancing Rights and Public Interests

–Talya Steiner, PHD Candidate at Hebrew University; Manager of the “Proportionality in Public Policy” project at the Israel Democracy Institute On May 19-20, 2019, the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI) in Jerusalem hosted a conference on the topic of: “Proportionality in Public Policy: Balancing of Rights and Interests in Decision-Making”, which was the culmination of a

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Published on July 23, 2019
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Second-to-Last Call for Nominations–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law–Deadline August 1

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law, I have created a new award to recognize untenured scholars at AALS Member Schools for excellence in comparative law. I invite our readers to submit nominations

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Published on July 22, 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 July 22, 2019
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The Rule of Law and the Judicial Retirement Age in Poland: Is the ECJ Judgment the End of the Story?

—Matteo Mastracci, Koç University On June 24, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice delivered its long hoped for judgment over the retirement age dispute introduced by the Polish legislator through the so-called “Law on the Supreme Court.” Following the passage of this law, all sitting judges were forced to retire early

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Published on July 19, 2019
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Call for Papers–Symposium on “When is a Constitutional Amendment Illegitimate?”–National University of Singapore–March 19-20, 2020

The National University of Singapore Faculty of LawCentre for Asian Legal Studies in collaboration with the The University of Texas at Austininvite submissions for Symposium on “When is a Constitutional Amendment Illegitimate?” The National University of Singapore (NUS)Faculty of LawMarch 19-20, 2020 Convened by Jaclyn Neo (NUS)Kevin Tan (NUS)Richard Albert (Texas) Submissions are invited from early-career

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Published on July 16, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Adjunct 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

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Published on July 15, 2019
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