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Article Review: Aileen Kavanagh on Neil Duxbury’s Judicial Disapproval as a Constitutional Technique

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Aileen Kavanagh reviews Neil Duxbury’s article on Judicial Disapproval as a Constitutional Technique, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. Duxbury’s full article is available for free here.] —Aileen Kavanagh, University of Oxford In a fascinating article published in the most recent issue of ICON, Professor Neil Duxbury considers ‘judicial

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Published on November 29, 2017
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Book Review: Eric C. Christiansen on Angioletta Sperti’s “Constitutional Courts, Gay Rights and Sexual Orientation Equality”

[Note: In this installment of  I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Eric C. Christiansen reviews Angioletta Sperti’s “Constitutional Courts, Gay Rights and Sexual Orientation Equality” (Hart Publishing, 2017).] —Eric C. Christiansen, Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California USA and Visiting Fulbright Professor, University of Valencia, Spain. Angioletta Sperti’s new book is

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Published on November 10, 2017
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Book Review: Jeffrey Goldsworthy on Se-shauna Wheatle’s “Principled Reasoning in Human Rights Adjudication”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Jeffrey Goldsworthy reviews Se-shauna Wheatle’s Principled Reasoning in Human Rights Adjudication (Oxford: Hart 2017).] —Jeffrey Goldsworthy, Emeritus Professor of Law, Monash University, Adjunct Professor of Law, The University of Adelaide Se-shauna Wheatle’s book concerns judicial reasoning in human rights cases that purports to be based on “unwritten” or “implied”

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Published on October 24, 2017
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Book Review: Antonios Kouroutakis on Frank Fagan & Saul Levmore’s “The Timing of Lawmaking”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Antonios Kouroutakis reviews Frank Fagan & Saul Levmore’s “The Timing of Lawmaking” (Edward Elgar 2017).] —Antonios Kouroutakis, IE Law School, Madrid There has been much ink shed about lawmaking; from the law and the politics of lawmaking to the due process of lawmaking and from constitutional lawmaking to judicial

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Published on October 19, 2017
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Book Review: Armen Mazmanyan on Scott Newton’s “The Constitutional Systems of the Independent Central Asian States: A Contextual Analysis”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Armen Mazmanyan reviews Scott Newton’s “The Constitutional Systems of the Independent Central Asian States: A Contextual Analysis” (Oxford: Hart 2017).] —Armen Mazmanyan, Center for Constitutional Studies, Apella Institute Central Asia is a terra incognita for comparative constitutional studies. Unlike its geographic neighbors–Eastern Europe, South and South-East Asia–the

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Published on October 12, 2017
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Five Questions with Laurence Claus

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School 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 Laurence Claus, Professor of Law at the University of San Diego. His full bio follows below: Laurence Claus is Professor of Law at the

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Published on September 22, 2017
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Book Review: Giovanni Piccirilli on “Framing the Subjects and Objects of Contemporary EU Law” (Samo Bardutzky & Elaine Fahey eds., 2017)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Giovanni Piccirilli reviews Framing the Subjects and Objects of Contemporary EU Law (Samo Bardutzky & Elaine Fahey eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2017)] –Giovanni Piccirilli, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome The debate on the current status and the prospects of European integration has been more

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Published on September 19, 2017
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Five Questions with Gábor Halmai

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School 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 Gábor Halmai, Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the European University Institute. His full bio follows below: Gábor Halmai, professor and chair of Comparative Constitutional

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Published on September 7, 2017
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Five Questions with Kim Lane Scheppele

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School 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 Kim Lane Scheppele, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values

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Published on August 17, 2017
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Five Questions with Vlad Perju

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School 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 Vlad Perju, Director of the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and Professor of Law at Boston College Law School. His full bio follows below:

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Published on August 10, 2017
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