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Special Undergraduate Series–Uganda’s Recent Decision on Public Order Management Act, 2013: When the Constitutional Court Failed Constitutional Interpretation

Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law StudentsLL.B. Student Contribution —Rahul Garg, National Law University, Jodhpur, and Paras Ahuja, National Law University, Jodhpur On 26th March, 2020, the Constitutional Court of Uganda, in a five-judge bench decision, held Section 8 of the Public Order Management Act, 2013 [hereinafter, “POMA”] to be in violation of the Constitution

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Published on May 31, 2020
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Governments of National Unity: A Potential Solution to Legitimacy Crises Caused by the Pandemic

—Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] One of the social distancing measures that some governments have considered (or indeed already implemented) to fight the Covid-19 pandemic is delaying

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Published on May 27, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Eman Muhammad Rashwan, PhD. Candidate in the European Doctorate in Law & Economics (EDLE), Hamburg University, Germany; Assistant Lecturer of Public Law, Cairo University, Egypt. 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

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

—Gaurav Mukherjee, S.J.D. Candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest. 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 May 18, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Teodora Miljojkovic, PhD student, Central European University, Budapest/Vienna 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 May 11, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Matteo Mastracci, PhD Researcher, Koç University, Istanbul 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 May 4, 2020
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A Liberal Darling or an Inadvertent Hand to Dictators? Open-Ended Lawmaking and Taiwan’s Legal Response to the Covid Pandemic

–Ming-Sung Kuo, Associate Professor, University of Warwick, UK. Email: M-S.Kuo@warwick.ac.uk  Taiwan has recently received unusual international coverage for its stellar performance in the global fight against the Covid pandemic. It is noted that the Taiwan society and government drew hard lessons from their painful experience in the 2003 Sars outbreak. Learning from the experience with

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Published on April 30, 2020
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Polexit is Coming or is it Already Here? Comments on the Judicial Independence Decisions of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal

—Agnieszka Bień-Kacała, Nicolaus Copernicus University The COVID-19 crisis changed the dynamics of the deterioration of Polish constitutionalism; it has relocated and refocused legal arguments to an extent that could lead us to Polexit. The argument based on the sovereignty of Poland is no longer considered as a mere electoral campaign tool, but has now become

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Published on April 28, 2020
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2020 I•CON Prize

—Gráinne de Búrca, Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law; Faculty Director, Hauser Global Law School; Director, Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice, New York University, and Joseph Weiler, University Professor; Joseph Straus Professor of Law; European Union Jean Monnet Chaired Professor; and Co-Director, Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional

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Published on April 28, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

—Claudia Marchese, Research Fellow in Comparative Public Law at the University of Florence, Italy Developments in Constitutional Courts The German Constitutional Court, in a decision dated 15 April 2020, held that citizens have the right to political protest if they adhere to social distancing rules in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus. As

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Published on April 27, 2020
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