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The Greek Crisis–A Symptom of the EU’s Constitutional Malaise

—Nicole Scicluna, Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS), University of Birmingham The euro crisis started in Greece and to Greece it returned. Since the Syriza government’s election in January 2015, we have seen a succession of intense and sometimes acrimonious exchanges between Greek officials and representatives of the IMF, EU and member state governments, which

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Published on July 2, 2015
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2015 ICON·S Conference on “Public Law in an Uncertain World”–Conference Booklet Available

–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) will convene its second annual conference later this week at New York University School of Law on July 1-3, 2015. The conference theme is “Public Law in an Uncertain World.” This event builds on the Society’s Inaugural Conference held last year in Florence, Italy, on

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Published on June 29, 2015
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What’s New in Comparative Public Law

—Rohan Alva, Jindal Global Law School Developments in Constitutional Courts The U.S. Supreme Court declared that individuals in same-sex relations have a constitutional right to marriage. The North Korean Supreme Court convicted two persons from South Korea on charges of spying against North Korea. The Court handed down a sentence of ‘indefinite labour’. The U.S.

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Published on June 29, 2015
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Nepal: Agree to (have the Supreme Court) Disagree

—Vikram Aditya Narayan, Advocate, Supreme Court of India Until a couple of decades ago, federalism was nothing more than an academic subject in Nepal. However, it has now become a political reality, with the Parliament/Constituent Assembly deliberating over the manner in which Nepal can and should transform itself under the new Constitution. The basis for a

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Published on June 23, 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 June 22, 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 June 15, 2015
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ICON-S/Koc/BC Workshop on Unamendable Constitutional Provisions

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Yesterday, the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) hosted a workshop on unamendable constitutional provisions in partnership with Koc University Law School and Boston College Law School. The event was held on the picturesque campus of Koc University in Istanbul, and sponsored generously by Professor Bertil Emrah Oder, Dean of Koc

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Published on June 10, 2015
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Chain Reaction: Constitutional Change Through Election Law Reform in Italy–Likely Scenarios After the Recent Reform of the Parliament Election Law

—Erik Longo (University of Macerata) and Andrea Pin (University of Padua)[1] While many people’s eyes were on UK general elections, another European country was setting out for a decisive constitutional shift. In the past, Italians repeatedly tried to amend their bicameral structure, which is composed of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, but they never succeeded. Now

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Published on June 9, 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 June 8, 2015
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Norway: Human Rights and Judicial Review Constitutionalized

–Anine Kierulf, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo Law School Today Norway made judicial review part of its written constitution. This amendment marks the finalization of a human rights reform of Norway’s 200 year-old constitution. While but a codification of a 150-yearlong court-made practice of review, it also adds democratic legitimacy

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Published on June 5, 2015
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