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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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I·CON: Honor Roll of Reviewers 2015

We are indebted to the following colleagues who, in addition to our Editorial and Scientific Advisory Board members, gave their time this year to act as peer reviewers for I.CON. Without their valuable contribution we would not be able to maintain the excellent scholarly standards of our Journal. Matej Avbelj Loïc Azoulai Nicholas Barber Or

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Published on February 11, 2016
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Taking “The Dark Side” Seriously: Constitutionalism and the Question of Constitutional Progress Or: Why it is Fitting to Have the 2016 ICON-S Conference in Berlin (I·CON 13, Issue 4: Editorial)

—Mattias Kumm, NYU School of Law I. It is an obvious point that the global history of constitutionalism cannot plausibly be told as a simple progress narrative. The French and American Revolutions did not trigger an ineluctable steady march of progress. And the end of the Cold War did not bring about the realization of

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Published on February 11, 2016
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I·CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 13 Issue 4  Table of Contents Editorial   Honor Roll of Reviewers 2015 I.CON Keynote Ruth Rubio-Marín, The (dis)establishment of gender: Care and gender roles in the family as a constitutional matter Articles Rosalind Dixon, Constitutional drafting and distrust John McGarry and Neophytos Loizides, Power-sharing in a re-united Cyprus: Centripetal coalitions vs proportional

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Published on February 9, 2016
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I·CON 13, Issue 3: Editorial

—Gráinne de Búrca, NYU School of Law There is nothing quite like becoming co-editor of a journal to prompt reflections on the journal’s identity, its evolution over the dozen years since its founding, and where it might be heading in the future.  But what I hadn’t expected was that it would also bring into relief

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Published on November 20, 2015
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I·CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON  Volume 13 Issue 3  Table of Contents Editorial I·CON Keynote Martin Scheinin, The state of our Union: Confronting the future Symposium: The challenge of formal amendment Joel Colón-Ríos, Introduction: The forms and limits of constitutional amendments Vicki C. Jackson, The (Myth of Un-) amendability of the US Constitution and the democratic component of constitutionalism Rosalind

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Published on November 19, 2015
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Towards a “New Schuman Declaration” (I·CON 13, Issue 2: Editorial)

Even at a time of crisis, one can neither forget nor overstate the fundamental contribution of the European construct to the destiny of our continent over the last six decades. In several respects the successes of Europe may have exceeded the boldest expectations of its visionary founders. What seemed at the time no more than

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Published on July 30, 2015
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I.CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

I.CON  Volume 13 Issue 2  Table of Contents Editorial I.CON Keynote Robert O. Keohane, Nominal democracy?  Prospects for democratic global governance Articles Matthias Klatt, Positive rights? Who decides? Judicial review in balance Vanessa MacDonnell, The civil servant’s role in the implementation of constitutional rights Kristen Stilt, Contextualizing constitutional Islam: The Malayan experience Christopher McCrudden, Transnational

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Published on July 29, 2015
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