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ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 4 Table of Contents Editorial Honor Roll of Reviewers 2019 Honoring Jürgen Habermas Seyla Benhabib, For Jürgen Habermas on his 90th birthday Jean L. Cohen, My/our debt to Habermas Oliver Gerstenberg, Radical democracy and the rule of law: Reflections on J. Habermas’s legal philosophy Frank I. Michelman, Legitimacy and moral support Cheryl

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Published on January 21, 2020
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Special Announcement: I-CONnect Columnists for 2020

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law The editors of I-CONnect are pleased to announce our new slate of columnists for 2020: Sofia Ranchordas, Andrea Scoseria Katz, Alexander Hudson, and Yvonne Tew. We are confident that they will provide a diverse and fascinating set of voices, representing a range of regional and substantive areas

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Published on January 11, 2020
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JHH Weiler, Co-Editor in Chief, in Conversation with Professor Wojciech Sadurski

—J.H.H. Weiler, Co-Editor in Chief, ICON, and Wojciech Sadurski, University of Sydney One of the more ‘elegant’ ways of restricting freedom of political speech and academic freedom is to use libel and defamation laws. It has increasingly become the weapon of choice of various political actors and regimes. Nobody would gainsay that academics may libel

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Published on December 13, 2019
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10 Good Reads

––J. H. H. Weiler, New York University School of Law; Co-Editor-in-Chief, I·CON It is the time of year once more when I publish my pick from some of the books that came my way since my last “Good Reads” listing. These are not book reviews in the classical and rigorous sense of the word, for which

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Published on December 9, 2019
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I·CON Volume 17, Issue 3: Editorial

On My Way Out – Advice to Young Scholars VI: WeakPoint, On the Uses and Abuses of PowerPoint I have most certainly reached the final phase of my academic and professional career and as I look back I want to offer, for what it is worth, some dos and don’ts on different topics to younger

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Published on September 19, 2019
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ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

Volume 17 Issue 3 Table of Contents Editorial Articles Bosko Tripkovic, The morality of foreign law Critical Review of Governance Ngoc Son Bui, Constitutional amendment in Laos Farrah Ahmed, Richard Albert and Adam Perry, Judging constitutional conventions Symposium: Weak-form Review in Comparative Perspective Mark Tushnet, Weak-form review: An introduction Swati Jhaveri, Interrogating dialogic theories of

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Published on September 18, 2019
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I·CON Volume 17, Issue 2: Editorial

Best Practice—Writing a Peer-Review Report The importance of peer review has, if anything, increased in recent times. The enthrallment of current academia with “objective” quantitative measures in the processes of selection, promotion and evaluation of academic performance has put a premium on publication in “peer-reviewed” journals. Instead of a faculty reading carefully the work and

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Published on July 9, 2019
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 17 Issue 2 Table of Contents Editorial I•CON Foreword Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar, Spatial statism Thirty Years from the Fall of the Berlin Wall: The World after 1989 Cora Chan, Thirty years from Tiananmen: China, Hong Kong, and the ongoing experiment to preserve liberal values in an authoritarian state Wen-Chen Chang, Back into

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Published on July 4, 2019
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I·CON Volume 17, Issue 1: Editorial

We invited Michaela Hailbronner, I•CON’s Book Review Editor, to contribute a Guest Editorial. Es kommen härtere Tage–Rough days are coming[1] In the summer of 2015, Isabel Feichtner, my predecessor as Book Review Editor at I•CON, wrote a powerful editorial for the European Journal of International Law.[2] Isabel was protesting the utter lack of solidarity with

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Published on May 14, 2019
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 17 Issue 1 Table of Contents Editorial Afterword: Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler and their critics Mila Versteeg, Understanding the third wave of judicial review: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler Julio Ríos-Figueroa, Judicial Review and Democratic Resilience: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and

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Published on May 10, 2019
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