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Amen: The Supreme Court of Canada’s Judgment in Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City)

–Léonid Sirota, JSD Candidate, NYU School of Law; Lecturer, Civil Law Section, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law One week ago, on April 15, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered its decision in Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City), 2015 SCC 16, holding that the respondent city’s practice of starting municipal council meetings with a prayer

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Published on April 22, 2015
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Fourth Annual YCC Global Conference and 2015 YCC Prizes

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School As Chair of the Younger Comparativists Committee (“YCC”) in the American Society of Comparative Law (“ASCL”), I am pleased to announce that younger scholars from around the world will gather later this week at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee for the Fourth Annual YCC Global Conference.

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Published on April 14, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Mohamed Abdelaal, Alexandria University (Egypt) In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in comparative 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 comparative public law blogosphere. To submit relevant developments for

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Published on April 13, 2015
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Fidelity and Change in Constitutional Interpretation

–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Friends of I-CONnect are invited to attend an important panel discussion on “Fidelity and Change in Constitutional Interpretation” on Tuesday, April 21, at 5pm here on the campus of Boston College Law School. Dinner will be served. The panel will feature Jack Balkin (Yale), James Fleming (BU), Larry Solum (Georgetown) and

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Published on April 9, 2015
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Deadline: April 10—ICON-S 2015 Conference in New York City, July 1-3, 2015—Call for Papers & Panels—Public Law in an Uncertain World

I-CONnect is pleased to announce the Call for Papers & Panels below for the 2015 Conference of ICON-S: the International Society of Public Law. ICON-S, a new international learned society now entering its second year, is guided by a Pro Term Executive Committee featuring many of the world’s leading scholars in the field of public law. This edition of the ICON-S

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Published on April 8, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Patrick Yingling, Reed Smith LLP In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in comparative 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 comparative public law blogosphere. To submit relevant developments for

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Published on March 30, 2015
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Cooperative Federalism Divides the Supreme Court of Canada: Quebec (Attorney General) v. Canada (Attorney General)

—Paul Daly, University of Montreal, Faculty of Law On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada brought to an end the lengthy saga of Canada’s long-gun registry. There was a sharp split on the Court, with a bare majority of five justices giving a narrow win to the federal government over the joint dissent of their three

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Published on March 30, 2015
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Reminder–ICON-S 2015 Conference in New York City, July 1-3, 2015—Call for Papers & Panels—Public Law in an Uncertain World

I-CONnect is pleased to announce the Call for Papers & Panels below for the 2015 Conference of ICON-S: the International Society of Public Law. ICON-S, a new international learned society now entering its second year, is guided by a Pro Term Executive Committee featuring many of the world’s leading scholars in the field of public law. This edition of the ICON-S

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Published on March 25, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Sandeep Suresh, National Law University, Jodhpur, India In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in comparative 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 comparative public law blogosphere. To submit relevant developments

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Published on March 23, 2015
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The Supreme Court of Canada on Religious Freedom and Education: Loyola High School v. Québec (Attorney General)

—Benjamin L. Berger, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University The classroom has been a contemporary crucible for working out the relationship between religion and the modern constitutional state.  Whether the issue has been the crucifix on classroom walls in Italy, the pledge of allegiance in U.S. schools, the religious (or was it ethnic?) identity of

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Published on March 23, 2015
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