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Five Questions with Elaine Mak

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research.  This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Elaine Mak, Professor of Jurisprudence and Vice-Dean for Education at the Faculty

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Published on February 14, 2019
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Book Review: Odile Ammann on “Constituent Assemblies” (Jon Elster et al., eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Odile Ammann reviews Constituent Assemblies (Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh & Bjorn Erik Rasch, eds., Cambridge 2018) –Odile Ammann, University of Zurich In the legal history of a State (or, for that matter, of any political entity), the drafting of a new constitution is an exceptional occurrence.

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Published on February 12, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Chiara Graziani, Ph.D. Candidate and Research Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Genoa (Italy) In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include a selection of links to news, high court decisions, new or recent scholarly books and articles, and blog posts from around the public

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Published on February 11, 2019
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Five Questions with David Kenny

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research.  This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Law at Trinity College Dubin.  One of

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Published on February 8, 2019
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Book Review: Yvonne Tew on Stefanus Hendrianto’s “Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts: Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Yvonne Tew reviews Stefanus Hendrianto’s book Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts: Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes (Routledge 2018).] —Yvonne Tew, Georgetown University Law Center What shapes the role of constitutional courts in new democracies? What drives the rise of judicial power in emerging

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Published on January 17, 2019
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Five Questions with Catarina Santos Botelho

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Catarina Santos Botelho, Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Constitutional Law

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Published on January 11, 2019
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Book Review: Karin Loevy on Jocelyn Stacey’s The Constitution of the Environmental Emergency

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Karin Loevy reviews Jocelyn Stacey, The Constitution of the Environmental Emergency (Hart 2018).] —Karin Loevy, NYU School of Law Jocelyn Stacey’s book, The Constitution of the Environmental Emergency, is an ambitious and original project in the intersection between emergency powers theory and environmental law. It suggests that

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Published on January 10, 2019
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Book Review: Alexander Hudson on “The UK Constitution After Miller: Brexit and Beyond”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Alexander Hudson reviews Mark Elliott, Jack Williams & Alison L Young (eds.), The UK Constitution After Miller: Brexit and Beyond (Hart 2018).] –Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Fellow Group “Comparative Constitutionalism” In a very timely volume, Mark Elliot, Jack Williams,

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Published on December 21, 2018
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Book Review: Sandeep Suresh on Sadaf Aziz’s “The Constitution of Pakistan: A Contextual Analysis”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Sandeep Suresh reviews Sadaf Aziz’s book The Constitution of Pakistan: A Contextual Analysis (Hart Publishing 2018).] –Sandeep Suresh, Faculty Member, Jindal Global Law School The aim of the Series ‘Constitutional Systems of the World’ by Hart Publishing is to provide introductions to various constitutional texts

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Published on September 28, 2018
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Book Review: Darryl Li on Mazen Masri’s “The Dynamics of Exclusionary Constitutionalism: Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Darryl Li reviews Mazen Masri’s The Dynamics of Exclusionary Constitutionalism: Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State (Oxford: Hart 2017).] —Darryl Li, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago Last month, the Israeli Knesset passed the “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People,” drawing widespread

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Published on August 10, 2018
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