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The BCCI Case on “Public Function” and its Implications on Sports Governance

Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law Students B.A/LL.B. (Hons) Student Contribution –Aradhya Sethia, III Year, B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore (India) On January 22, 2015, the Supreme Court of India decided Board of Control for Cricket in India v. Cricket Association of Bihar (“Cricket case”). The Board of Control for Cricket in

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Published on March 21, 2015
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An Evolution in “Italian Style”: The Constitutional Court says it will Govern the Effects of its Judgments (and Will Use the Proportionality Test to Do It)

—Erik Longo (University of Macerata) and Andrea Pin (University of Padua) Since the adoption of the Constitution in 1947, Italy’s Constitutional Court (CC) has had the primary purpose of defending the normative superiority of constitutional law within the legal order. The Italian model of judicial review of legislation largely takes inspiration from the so-called ‘centralized’

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Published on March 20, 2015
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The “New” German Teacher Headscarf Decision

—Claudia E. Haupt, Columbia Law School The German Federal Constitutional Court last week published its opinion in the “new” teacher headscarf case (available here in German, English language press coverage here). The Court held that a general prohibition against teachers’ wearing headscarves in public schools is unconstitutional under Article 4 (1) and (2) of the

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Published on March 17, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Margaret Lan Xiao, Washington University in St. Louis 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

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Published on March 16, 2015
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Last Call–Call for Papers–Workshop on Unamendable Constitutional Provisions–Koc University, Istanbul

Koç University Law School in collaboration with Boston College Law School under the auspices of The International Society of Public Law invite submissions for Workshop on Unamendable Constitutional Provisions Koç University Law School Istanbul, Turkey Tuesday, June 9, 2015 9h00-17h00 Koç University Law School, Boston College Law School and the International Society of Public Law invite submissions

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

–Angelique Devaux, French Licensed Attorney (Notaire) 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 9, 2015
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Reposting—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 8, 2015
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The Latest Scholarship at Ius Publicum Network Review

—Gabriella M. Racca, University of Turin As announced earlier this year, I-CONnect and IUS Publicum Network Review have entered into a partnership to deepen the study of comparative public law and to enhance its online coverage. The IUS Publicum Network Review is a network of the national leading public and administrative law journals in Europe, whose aim

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Published on March 6, 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 March 2, 2015
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Video Now Available for Panel on “The War on Japan’s Pacifist Constitution”

–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Last semester here at Boston College, we convened a panel discussion on “The War on Japan’s Pacifist Constitution. The video for this program is now available here. The panel featured Tom Ginsburg (Chicago), Tokujin Matsudaira (Kanagawa) and Franziska Seraphim (Boston College). Tom Ginsburg has written about the Japanese Constitution in

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Published on February 25, 2015
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