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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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Remembrance of Things Past (I·CON 13, Issue 1: Editorial)

I have invited Ran Hirschl, member of our Editorial Board, to write the Editorial for this issue. His contribution follows below. “Remembrance of Things Past” A couple of years ago in these pages, I published an extended Editorial outlining the analytical and methodological need to move beyond a text- or court-centric comparative constitutional law to

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Published on May 28, 2015
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I.CON’s current issue (Table of Contents)

I.CON  Volume 13 Issue 1  Table of Contents Editorial I·CON Keynote Dieter Grimm, The role of fundamental rights after sixty-five years of constitutional jurisprudence in Germany Articles Arthur Dyevre, Technocracy and distrust: Revisiting the rationale for constitutional review Yan Lin, Constitutional evolution through legislation: The quiet transition of China’s Constitution Theunis Roux, American ideas abroad:

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Published on May 27, 2015
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On my way out – Advice to young scholars I: Presenting a paper in an international (and national) conference (I·CON 12, Issue 4: Editorial)

—Michel Rosenfeld, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law This will be the last issue in which Michel Rosenfeld serves as a Founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of I.CON. He has asked to step down after 14 years of distinguished and selfless service to I.CON. Starting from the next issue, he will move on the masthead to a place

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Published on February 4, 2015
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I.CON’s current issue (Table of Contents)

I.CON  Volume 12 Issue 4  Table of Contents Editorial I.CON Keynote Brigid Laffan, The state of our unsettled Union I.CON: Debate! Luc B. Tremblay, An egalitarian defense of proportionality-based balancing Matthias Klatt, An egalitarian defense of proportionality-based balancing: A reply to Luc B. Tremblay Luc B. Tremblay, An egalitarian defense of proportionality-based balancing: A rejoinder

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Published on February 3, 2015
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