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The Case for a Kinder, Gentler Brexit

—J.H.H. Weiler, University Professor, European Union Jean Monnet Chair, New York University Law School; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law Of course, we know better than to be shooting at each other; but the post-June 23 relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union is woefully bellicose, and increasingly so. In tone and mood,

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Published on February 5, 2017
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On My Way Out IV – Teaching (I·CON 14, Issue 4: Editorial)

—J. H. H. Weiler, New York University School of Law; Co-Editor-in-Chief, I·CON I have almost 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 Do’s and Don’ts on different topics to younger scholars in the early phases of theirs. A

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Published on January 15, 2017
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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 14 Issue 4  Table of Contents Editorial Articles Tom Hickey, The republican virtues of the “new commonwealth model of constitutionalism” Nathan J. Brown and Julian G. Waller, Constitutional courts and political uncertainty: Constitutional ruptures and the rule of judges Cora Chan, A preliminary framework for measuring deference in rights reasoning Jeremie Gilbert and

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Published on January 15, 2017
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Special Announcement: I-CONnect Columnists for 2017

—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law The editors of I-CONnect are pleased to announce a new initiative – starting in January 2017, we will be featuring regular columnists. The idea of the columns is to provide the blog with regular contributors who have a distinctive voice and unique perspective on public law. Columns,

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Published on December 21, 2016
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Crisis and Opportunity: Responding to the Brexit Vote (I·CON 14, Issue 3: Editorial)

The vote by a majority of the British people on June 23 to leave the European Union has precipitated a series of gradually unfolding consequences throughout the United Kingdom, within Europe, and across the world. Comparisons have been drawn to the fall of the Berlin Wall, in terms of the magnitude and geopolitical significance of

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Published on September 16, 2016
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I·CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 14 Issue 3  Table of Contents Editorial Keynote Ruth Rubio-Marín, Women in Europe and in the world: The state of the Union 2016 Articles Joshua Braver, Hannah Arendt in Venezuela: The Supreme Court battles Hugo Chávez over the creation of the 1999 Constitution Robert Leckey, The harms of remedial discretion Symposium: All Emperors?

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Published on September 15, 2016
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A Faustian Deal? (I·CON 14, Issue 2: Editorial)

—J. H. H. Weiler, Co-Editor-in-Chief, I·CON; President, European University Institute After a relatively short-lived honeymoon, Ms Merkel is under attack within Germany, internationally and not least in Turkey itself for the deal struck with Mr Erdogan to stem the influx of refugees and asylum seekers to Europe. Degrading, humiliating, illegal are some of the kinder things

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Published on July 14, 2016
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I·CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 14 Issue 2  Table of Contents Editorial Articles N.W. Barber, Why entrench? Chien-Chih Lin, Constitutions and courts in Chinese authoritarian regimes: China and pre-democratic Taiwan in comparison Constitutional Identity Antoni Abat i Ninet and James A. Gardner, Distinctive identity claims in federal systems: Judicial policing of subnational variance Monika Polzin, Constitutional identity, unconstitutional

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Published on July 13, 2016
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Varieties of Constitutionalism (I·CON 14, Issue 1: Editorial)

—Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School Political scientist Diana Kapiszewski has begun a study of the rise of what she calls “adjectival constitutionalism,” the study of constitutionalisms identified by some modifier. That there are varieties of constitutionalism seems undeniable. Outlining a preliminary taxonomy may be useful to scholars in the field, in helping us organize our

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Published on April 14, 2016
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I·CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 14 Issue 1  Table of Contents Editorial Articles William Phelan, Supremacy, direct effect, and Dairy Products in the early history of European law Michèle Finck, The role of human dignity in gay rights adjudication and legislation: A comparative perspective The Changing Landscape of Australasian Constitutionalism: A Symposium Claudia Geiringer, Cheryl Saunders, and Adrienne

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Published on April 12, 2016
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