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Constitutional “Vaccination”: China’s National Security Law-Making for Hong Kong

—P. Y. Lo, LLB (Lond.), PhD (HKU), Barrister-at-law, Gilt Chambers, Hong Kong A cartoon appeared in the US press several months ago, probably before COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic, with this caption: ‘That’s odd: My Facebook friends who were constitutional scholars just a month ago are now infectious disease experts …’. This post introduces

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Published on June 30, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

–Swapnil Tripathi, Attorney, India Developments in Constitutional Courts The Burundi Constitutional Court ruled that President-elect Evariste Ndyaishimiye should be sworn-in as soon as possible. The Supreme Court of India allowed the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath (procession) subject to strict guidelines. The Ukraine Constitutional Court declared Article 375 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code as unconstitutional,

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Published on June 29, 2020
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Language and the Constitution of Bangladesh–In Memory of Professor Anisuzzaman

—Emraan Azad, Lecturer, Department of Law, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) (1) This Constitution may be cited as the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and shall come into force on the sixteenth day of December, 1972, in this Constitution referred to as the commencement of this Constitution. (2) There shall be an authentic

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Published on June 28, 2020
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“The Parliament Is Dead, Long Live the Court”: Thirty Years after the Rise of the Taiwan Constitutional Court from the Ashes of Taiwan’s Very Long Parliament

–Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick; and Hui-Wen Chen, Research Assistant, University of Warwick Born Again Thirty Years Ago  Seventy years is a milestone for any constitutional court in the world, including the Taiwan Constitutional Court (TCC), which celebrated its 70th birthday in 2018.  Yet, it is by putting Taiwan’s very long First

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Published on June 27, 2020
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On the Possible Legal and Political Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in México

—Andrea Pozas-Loyo, Legal Research Institute (IIJ), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Mexico is in the midst of a legal and political storm in which events unfold at an accelerated pace, where the prevalent perception is that of uncertainty in an increasingly polarized public arena. In what follows, I will use the concept of “critical

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Published on June 25, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

–Pedro Arcain Riccetto, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford. 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

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Published on June 22, 2020
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Early Warning Signs of Abusive Constitutionalism in Indonesia: Pandemic as Pretext

–Stefanus Hendrianto, University of San Francisco Introduction On March 31, 2020, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, commonly known as Jokowi, issued Government Regulation in lieu of Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 1 of 2020 on the National Finance and Financial System Stability Policy for Handling Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic and/or in Order

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Published on June 20, 2020
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Constitutionalism in the Time of Corona

—Yvonne Tew, Georgetown University Law Center* [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] It’s been said that when democracy dies, it is rarely pronounced dead on the scene.[1] Often, though, we can point to a definitive time when democracy gasps

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Published on June 10, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Vini Singh, Assistant Professor & Doctoral Research Scholar, National Law University Jodhpur, 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

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Published on June 8, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Maja Sahadžić, Research Fellow (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 June 1, 2020
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