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States’ Reactions to COVID-19 Pandemic: An Overview of the Belgian Case

–Frédéric Bouhon, Andy Jousten, Xavier Miny, and Emmanuel Slautsky. Corresponding Author: Emmanuel Slautsky (Emmanuel.Slautsky@ulb.be) For the past weeks, national and international news has been dominated by a single subject: a large part of the world is affected by the pandemic of the infectious disease called Covid-19, which is due to the spread of a coronavirus.

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Published on April 14, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

–Susan Achury, Miami 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 public law blogosphere. To submit relevant developments for our weekly feature

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Published on April 13, 2020
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The Collision between Bolsonaro and the Sovereignty of Science: The Courts Step In

—João Vitor Cardoso, University of Chile Faculty of Law[1] Introduction On Saturday, March 28, a federal court in Rio de Janeiro banned the Brazilian government from disseminating propaganda against confinement measures aimed at controlling the coronavirus pandemic. The federal judge gave the government 24 hours to publish an official statement explaining that its “Brazil Cannot

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Published on April 9, 2020
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Constitutional Quantum Mechanics and a Change of Government in Malaysia

—Dian AH Shah and Andrew Harding, National University Singapore Faculty of Law Democratic backsliding has become quite the flavour of the decade, unfortunately, as the pages of this blog reveal all too starkly: Hungary, Poland, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Indonesia, Turkey, and many other instances across the world.[1] In contrast Malaysia appeared – until recently –

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

–Mohamed Abdelaal, Assistant Professor, Alexandria University Faculty of Law 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

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Published on April 6, 2020
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How COVID-19 Unveils the True Autocrats: Viktor Orbán’s Ermächtigungsgesetz

—Gábor Halmai, European University Institute At a conference held at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in London on 20-21 May 1967, Isaiah Berlin used the term ‘false’ populism, defining it as “the employment of populist ideas for the ends other than those which the populist desired. That is to say –

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Published on April 1, 2020
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What’s New in Public Law

–Swapnil Tripathi, Attorney, 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 blogosphere. To submit relevant developments for our weekly feature

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Published on March 30, 2020
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A Constitutional Crisis of a Different Kind: Canada’s Slow March Back to Mega-Constitutional Politics

—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.] It’s difficult to keep working on research with little relevance to the Covid-19 crisis that we all face in some way today.

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Published on March 25, 2020
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Bolsonarism and COVID-19: Truth Strikes Back

—Thomas da Rosa de Bustamante & Emilio Peluso Neder Meyer, Federal University of Minas Gerais and Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) In response to the personal offenses and criticism of her critically acclaimed documentary “The Edge of Democracy”, in comments by President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian filmmaker Petra Costa published an opinion

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Published on March 24, 2020
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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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