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The Ongoing Uncertainty over Irish Law on “The Unborn”: A Comment on P.P. and Health Service Executive

–Eoin Carolan, University College Dublin, School of Law Controversy has again arisen over Ireland’s laws on the protection of the unborn following the High Court’s decision a few days ago on Friday that it was permissible to withdraw somatic support from a pregnant woman who had been clinically brain dead for over 3 weeks. The decision

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Published on December 30, 2014
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

—Rohan Alva, Jindal Global Law School 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 December 29, 2014
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The Court of Justice of the European Union Strikes Down EU Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights: What Does the Decision Mean?

—Michèle Finck, University of Oxford A shockwave went through the world of those practitioners and academics that focus on both on European Union (‘EU’) law and on the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (‘ECHR’) last week. The reason for this is the opinion of the Court of Justice of the

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Published on December 28, 2014
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Call for Papers–“Politics and the Constitution”–University of Ottawa–YCC/ASCL

CALL FOR PAPERS The Public Law Group of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law invite paper proposals for a workshop on “Politics and the Constitution” University of Ottawa Faculty of Law Ottawa, Canada Friday, July 10, 2015 The Public Law Group of

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Published on December 26, 2014
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War Crimes, Constitution, International Law: …Quid Juris? The Opinion of the Italian Constitutional Court

—Francesco Duranti, Università per Stranieri di Perugia (Italy) With Judgment no. 238/2014 delivered on 22 October 2014, the Italian Constitutional Court (CC) “dialogues” with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the international custom of immunity of States from the civil jurisdiction of other States, as interpreted by the ICJ in its Judgment Germany v.

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Published on December 17, 2014
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

–Angélique Devaux, French Qualified Attorney (Notaire Diplômée), LL.M American Law (IUPUI Robert H. McKinney School of Law) 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

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Published on December 15, 2014
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Call for Papers–Deadline: January 20, 2015–Workshop on Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Milan

The University of Milan Department of National and Supranational Law in collaboration with The Younger Comparativists Committee  of the American Society of Comparative Law request submissions for Workshop on Comparative Constitutional Law University of Milan Milan, Italy Monday, May 4, 2015 10h00-16h00 The University of Milan’s Department of National and Supranational Public Law and the

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Published on December 13, 2014
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The Electoral Threshold Case in Turkey

–Ali Acar, PhD Student, European University Institute According to recent statements made to a journalist by the President Hasim Kilic of the Turkish Constitutional Court,[1] the Court will soon deliver a decision on the 10% electoral threshold that exists for political parties to be represented in Parliament in a case brought before the Court by three

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Published on December 9, 2014
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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 December 8, 2014
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Symposium at McGill University on the Senate Reference

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Friends of I-CONnect are invited to attend the McGill Law Journal’s 2015 symposium on “Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference.” All are welcome: scholars, students, lawyers and the general public. In the Senate Reference issued earlier this year in April, the Supreme Court of

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Published on December 4, 2014
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