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I.CON for political scientists

The International Journal of Constitutional Law (I.CON) publishes scholarship in the areas of political science, international studies and law & society. We have put together a collection of relevant articles and symposia from the last two years and made them freely available online. For the list of articles and for free access check out our special flier or

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Published on September 19, 2013
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I·CON Book Forum

The current issue of I·CON features an exchange between Alec Stone Sweet and Nico Krisch on Krisch’s recent book, Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Post-National Law. We are happy to provide free access to this exchange for I·CONnect readers and to invite you to join the discussion on this blog. Click the titles to

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Published on June 30, 2013
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Petersen on the use of social sciences in constitutional adjudication

In I·CON’s latest issue, Niels Petersen discusses the role of empirical assumptions in constitutional adjudication, and evaluates different strategies for using social science evidence. We have made this article freely available to I·CONnect readers, and we invite you to join the discussion of this important topic. Click on the title to access the full-text paper: Niels Petersen,

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Published on June 19, 2013
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Preview of I·CON’s next issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON Volume 11 Issue 2 Table of Contents Editorial Articles Niels Petersen. Avoiding the common-wisdom fallacy: The role of social sciences in constitutional adjudication Benjamin L. Berger. Children of two logics: A way into Canadian constitutional culture Carlos Bernal. Unconstitutional constitutional amendments in the case study of Colombia: An analysis of the justification and meaning

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Published on June 16, 2013
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Join I·CON: Debate!

  In our current issue we feature an I·CON: Debate! on the ECtHR decision in Lautsi v. Italy. We are happy to provide free access to this debate for I·CONnect readers and to invite you to join the debate in this forum.    Click the titles to access the full-text papers: Dimitrios Kyritsis and Stavros

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Published on March 3, 2013
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I·CON 11 Issue 1: Editorial

I have invited Ran Hirschl, who has recently joined our Board of Editors, to write the Editorial for the first issue of 2013. His contribution follows below. From comparative constitutional law to comparative constitutional studies Eighty years ago, John H. Wigmore, author of the seminal Panorama of the World’s Legal Systems, characterized the comparative law journals

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Published on February 22, 2013
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Preview of I·CON’s next issue (Table of Contents)

I·CON Volume 11 Issue 1 Table of Contents Editorial Articles Or Bassok and Yoav Dotan, Solving the countermajoritarian difficulty? Asem Khalil, Beyond the written constitution: Constitutional crisis of, and the institutional deadlock in, the Palestinian political system as entrenched in the basic law Adam Shinar and Anna Su, Religious law as foreign law in constitutional

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Published on February 16, 2013
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I·CON 10 Issue 4: Editorial

I have invited my co-Editor-in-Chief, Michel Rosenfeld to write the Editorial for our last issue for 2012. His contribution follows below. Individual rights and the excesses of individualism: Heading back to a Hobbesian state of nature? In Hobbes’s vision, the state of nature is one of extreme individualism leading to a war of all against

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Published on November 19, 2012
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New paths for administrative law: A manifesto by Sabino Cassese

— Sabino Cassese,  Judge, Italian Constitutional Court and Emeritus Professor, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa. Published: I·CON 10: 603-613 (2012). 1. Administrative law in transition The literature of the last ten years contains numerous references to two opposite trends: on one hand, “the end of administrative law,” on the other, the “new administrative law.” According to the

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Published on October 17, 2012
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I·CON 10 Issue 3: Editorial

Announcing ICONnect and a major change in the masthead When I took over I.CON some three years ago, one of the changes I announced in its orientation would be to expand the intellectual and academic reach of I.CON to include all spheres of public law—given the blurring of lines between the Constitutional, the Administrative, and

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Published on October 1, 2012
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