Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Category: Editorial

  • ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

    Volume 18 Issue 4 Table of Contents Editorial Honor Roll of Reviewers 2020 I•CONIC Interview Ruth Rubio-Marín, “Notorious RBG”: A conversation with United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Articles Samuel Issacharoff, The corruption of popular sovereignty Gabrielle Appleby and Anna Olijnyk, Constitutional norms: practice and perceptions Alan Greene, Parliamentary sovereignty and the locus of constituent power in the United Kingdom Andrea Katz, Taming the prince: Bringing presidential emergency powers under law in Colombia Critical Review of Governance Danwood Chirwa, Constitutional rights, horizontality and the Ugandan Constitution: An example of emerging norms and practices in Africa Critical Review of Jurisprudence Sofia Charvel and Fernanda Cobo Armijo, Mexican apex judiciary and its multiple interpretations: Challenges for the constitutional right to health Symposium: Peace Processes and Constitution-making: Comparative Perspectives on Conflict Resolution and Constitutionalism Melissa Crouch, Introduction Mark Tushnet and Beatriz Botero Arcila, Conceptualizing the role of courts in peace processes David Landau, The causes and consequences of a judicialized peace process in Colombia Jeremy Webber, Federalism’s radical potential Melissa Crouch, Peace processes, federalism and constitution-making: Constitutional touchstones in the debate on peace agreements and constitutional reform in Myanmar Tarik Olcay and Asli Ozcelik, (Un)constitutional Change Rooted in Peace Agreements Moeen Cheema and Farooq Yousaf, Constitutionalizing a perpetual transition: The integration of the Pashtun “tribal areas” in Pakistan I.CON:

  • Message from the Editors of ICON and EJIL

    A great deal of the production process of ICON and EJIL takes place in India. We are all aware of the enormity of the COVID challenge facing India and its painful human cost. We express our solidarity with the members of the journal production teams in India.

  • ICON Volume 18, Issue 3: Editorial

    Guest Editorial: Systemic racism and creative emotion—back to basics; Peer review—Institutional hypocrisy and author ambivalence; A modest proposal on zoom teaching; In this issue We invited Iyiola Solanke, Professor of EU Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, to write a Guest Editorial.

  • ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents

    Volume 18 Issue 3 Table of Contents Editorial Articles Adiel Zimran, The theological value of autonomy Symposium: From Promise to Retrenchment? On the Changing Landscape of Israeli Constitutionalism Adam Shinar, Barak Medina, and Gila Stopler, From promise to retrenchment: On the changing landscape of Israeli constitutionalism Ariel L.

  • Special Announcement: ICONnect Columnists for 2021

    —David Landau, Florida State University College of Law The editors of ICONnect are very pleased to announce our new slate of columnists for 2021: Mara Malagodi, Berihun Adugna Gebeye, Armi Bayot, and Juliano Zaiden Benvindo. As always, we are confident that they will provide a diverse and fascinating set of voices for our readers, representing a range of regional and substantive areas of focus.

  • Announcement: Roundtable on the Brexit Deal

    The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice in collaboration with EJIL and ICON cordially invites you to attend “The Brexit Deal: A Less Perfect Union or a More Flexible Compact? Assessing the Draft EU UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement” – A Roundtable (by Zoom) on January 14, 2021 at 9.30-11.30 EST; 14.30-16.30 GMT; 15.30-17.30 CET:   The product of tumultuous political bargaining & intricate legal drafting, the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, agreed in principle at the end of 2020, aspires to chart a new course for the EU-UK relationship in the wake of Brexit, with implications for vast areas of policy-making. 

  • 10 Good Reads

    —J. H. H. Weiler, New York University School of Law; Co-Editor-in-Chief, I·CON This has been an unusual year (and that must be the euphemism of the year). I have not been to my office since February and have had no access to the pile of new books and the even greater pile of older books waiting to be read.

  • ICON Editorial – A Modest Proposal on Zoom Teaching

    —J.H.H. Weiler, NYU School of Law; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON) No preliminaries are necessary here. One result of Covid-19 has been a shift to online teaching by Zoom (or similar platforms). In some law faculties all teaching is online.

  • Special Announcement: Welcome to IberICONect from the ICONnect Team!

    —Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin, Antonia Baraggia, University of Milan, Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago, David Landau, Florida State University, and Jaclyn Neo, National University of Singapore We are delighted to welcome the IberICONnect blog to the world.

  • ICON Volume 18, Issue 2: Editorial

    Orbán and the self-asphyxiation of democracy; Publishers, academics and the battles over copyright and your rights, Part I; Festschrift? ‘That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow! That is the whole Torah; the rest is interpretation’ (from the Elder Hillel in Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a); In this issue Orbán and the self-asphyxiation of democracy It came as no big surprise that Orbán has used COVID-19 to dismantle further the checks and balances that are an integral part of any functioning democracy.

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