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What’s New in Public Law

–Pedro Arcain Riccetto, Ph.D. candidate at the University of São Paulo, Brazil 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 March 23, 2020
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COVID-19 and the Basic Law: On the (Un)suitability of the German Constitutional “Immune System”

—Pierre Thielbörger, Professor, and Benedikt Behlert, Research Associate and PhD student, both at Institute for the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV); Ruhr-Universität Bochum  [Editor’s Note: This is a translation of a German-language post from Verfassungsblog, which can be found here. Translation by the authors, who thank Vanessa Bliecke and Rouven Diekjobst for

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Published on March 20, 2020
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Defining Australia’s Constitutional Community–The High Court’s Landmark Decision in Love v Commonwealth of Australia

–Julian R Murphy, PhD student, University of Melbourne, School of Law The High Court of Australia recently handed down its decision in Love v Commonwealth of Australia. The case concerned the so-called “aliens power” in the Australian Constitution and whether it could be used to deport an Aboriginal Australian who was born overseas and had

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Published on March 17, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

–Boldizsár-Szentgáli Tóth, Research Fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Etvos Loránd 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

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Published on March 16, 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 March 9, 2020
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Conference on “The Imperial Presidency in the Twenty-First Century” at The University of Texas at Austin

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin Friends of I-CONnect are invited to a conference on “The Imperial Presidency in the Twenty-First Century,” to be held here at The University of Texas at Austin on March 26-28, 2020. I am hosting this conference along

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Published on March 3, 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 March 2, 2020
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Enter Friends of Court: Amicus Briefs in Slovakia

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen The Slovak Parliament passed a new organising act on the Constitutional Court in 2019, which for the first time recognised the admissibility of unsolicited amicus briefs.[1] This post examines the design of the device and its functional alternatives in Slovak constitutional law. Amici Curiae, or “friends

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Published on February 27, 2020
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Crying Wolf: The Emergency Comes Before the U.S. Supreme Court

—Andrea Scoseria Katz, NYU School of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] On Saturday, February 22, the United States Supreme Court granted an emergency request by the Trump administration to suspend a lower federal court order blocking a

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Published on February 26, 2020
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Myanmar’s Military-Allied Party Proposes Constitutional Amendment Increasing Civilian Powers

–Jason Gelbort, Legal Consultant On February 25, the union parliament of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) began debating bills to amend the military-drafted 2008 constitution,[1] including a proposal from the military-allied Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) that could significantly redraw the constitutional balance of powers between the military and the parliamentary-elected president. Among the

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Published on February 25, 2020
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