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A Proposal for Gender Parity on Slovakia’s Constitutional Court

—Šimon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen The chairman of the Slovak National Council (NaCo) has formally initiated the process to select replacements for nine Constitutional Court (CC) judges who will finish their term in mid-February next year. The schedule is tight. All nominations must be made to the NaCo by January 7.

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Published on November 30, 2018
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Constitutional Chaos in Sri Lanka: Constitutional Retrogression or Working Out of its Constitutional Salvation?

—Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about

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Published on November 29, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Davide Bacis, PhD Student in Constitutional Law, University of Pavia (Italy) 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

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Published on November 26, 2018
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ICON·S Book Prize–Call for Nominations

–The Editors ICON·S | The International Society for Public Law is pleased to open the Call for Nominations for its second annual Book Prize. In line with the Society’s mission, the prize will be awarded to an outstanding book or books in the field of public law, understood as a field of knowledge that transcends

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Published on November 23, 2018
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Support for New I-CONnect Contributors from Historically Underrepresented Groups

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin, and David Landau, Mason Ladd Professor and Associate Dean for International Programs, Florida State University It always brings us great joy here at I-CONnect to receive an unsolicited submission from a new contributor. We care a great deal about making room in the

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Published on November 19, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Chiara Graziani, Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Genoa (Italy) 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 November 19, 2018
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Informal Networks and Judicial Institutions: Comparative Perspectives–A New Special Issue in The International Political Science Review

—Björn Dressel, Australian National University, Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri, La Trobe University, Alexander Stroh, University of Bayreuth We are pleased to share with the scholarly community the publication of a special issue of the International Political Science Review – Informal Networks and Judicial Institutions: Comparative Perspectives (Vol. 39, No 5, 2018). Throughout the world, judicial institutions –

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Call for Papers: European Journal of International law

International Law and Democracy Revisited: The EJIL 30th Anniversary Symposium EJIL was founded in 1989, coinciding with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the attendant excitement encapsulated by that well-known optimistic/hubristic End of History phraseology, with predictions of liberal democracy to become regnant in the world and a New International Legal Order to replace

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Published on November 14, 2018
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Brazil Reckoning With its Past in Present Days: Will Judges Check Bolsonaro’s Government?

—Emilio Peluso Neder Meyer, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and Felipe Guimarães Assis Tirado, LL.M. Candidate, King’s College London Three days after the election of the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to the Brazilian presidency, federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint charging a former police officer and, for the first time, a former military prosecutor

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What’s New in Public Law

–Mauricio Guim, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) 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 November 12, 2018
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