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Support for New I-CONnect Contributors from Historically Underrepresented Groups

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin, and David Landau, Mason Ladd Professor and Associate Dean for International Programs, Florida State University It always brings us great joy here at I-CONnect to receive an unsolicited submission from a new contributor. We care a great deal about making room in the

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Published on November 19, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Chiara Graziani, Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Genoa (Italy) 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 November 19, 2018
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Informal Networks and Judicial Institutions: Comparative Perspectives–A New Special Issue in The International Political Science Review

—Björn Dressel, Australian National University, Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri, La Trobe University, Alexander Stroh, University of Bayreuth We are pleased to share with the scholarly community the publication of a special issue of the International Political Science Review – Informal Networks and Judicial Institutions: Comparative Perspectives (Vol. 39, No 5, 2018). Throughout the world, judicial institutions –

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Call for Papers: European Journal of International law

International Law and Democracy Revisited: The EJIL 30th Anniversary Symposium EJIL was founded in 1989, coinciding with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the attendant excitement encapsulated by that well-known optimistic/hubristic End of History phraseology, with predictions of liberal democracy to become regnant in the world and a New International Legal Order to replace

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Published on November 14, 2018
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Brazil Reckoning With its Past in Present Days: Will Judges Check Bolsonaro’s Government?

—Emilio Peluso Neder Meyer, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and Felipe Guimarães Assis Tirado, LL.M. Candidate, King’s College London Three days after the election of the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to the Brazilian presidency, federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint charging a former police officer and, for the first time, a former military prosecutor

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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 November 12, 2018
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Brazil’s “False Consciousness of Time”: The Rise of Jair Bolsonaro

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development Guy Debord, the radical French philosopher whose words impacted the world during the protests of May 1968, once wrote: “The spectacle, considered as the reigning society’s method for paralyzing history and memory and for suppressing any history based on historical time, represents

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Published on November 10, 2018
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Deadline November 15–Call for Papers–Conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution”–Boston, May 16-17, 2019

Boston College Law School with the support of The Institute for Liberal Arts invite submissions for Conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” Boston College Newton, Massachusetts May 16-17, 2019 Submissions are invited from faculty and graduate students for a two-day conference on “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution,” a timely subject of importance in history, law and

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Published on November 10, 2018
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Special Contribution to I-CONnect–Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Luís Roberto Barroso–The Republic that is Yet to Be

[Editor’s Note: On this special occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Brazilian Constitution, Justice Luís Roberto Barroso of the Brazilian Supreme Court shares his views on present-day Brazil. A longer version of Justice Barroso’s reflections is available here.] –Luís Roberto Barroso, Justice at the Brazilian Supreme Court; Professor at the Rio de Janeiro State University; Senior Fellow at

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Published on November 9, 2018
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Call for Panels and Papers–2019 ICON•S Conference on “Public Law in Times of Change?”–July 1-3, 2019–Santiago de Chile

ICON·S | The International Society of Public Law is pleased to announce that its 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, on July 1-3, 2019. This will be the sixth Annual Conference of ICON·S, following the five Annual Conferences (Florence 2014, New York 2015, Berlin 2016, Copenhagen

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Published on November 8, 2018
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