ICON Volume 20, Issue 5: Editorial
In this issue; Guest Editorial: Islands and ocean: Public law and international legal ordering in Oceania; 10 good reads 2022 In this issue In his Guest Editorial, which readers will find directly after this section, Guy Fiti Sinclair, member of the ICON•S 2023 organizing committee, explores some of the themes of the forthcoming ICON•S conference on “Islands and Oceans: Public Law in a Plural World.”
ICON: Honor Roll of Reviewers 2022
We are indebted to the following colleagues who, in addition to our Advisory Board members, gave their time this year to act as peer reviewers for I•CON. Without their valuable contribution we would not be able to maintain the excellent scholarly standards of our Journal.
Book Review: Donald L. Horowitz’s “Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment”
[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, David Landau reviews Donald L. Horowitz’s Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment (Yale University Press, 2021).] —David Landau, Florida State University College of Law Twenty-seven years ago, Jon Elster noted that there were few thorough, high-quality studies of the process of constitution making around the world.
Book Review: Gabrielle Appleby and Lorne Neudorf on “The Rule of Law Under Fire?”(Raymond Wacks)
[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Gabrielle Appleby and Lorne Neudorf review Raymond Wacks’ book on The Rule of Law Under Fire? (Hart Publishing, 2021).] —Gabrielle Appleby, University of New South Wales and Lorne Neudorf, University of Adelaide In his newly published book, The Rule of Law Under Fire?,
Author Interview Series: David Bilchitz’s Fundamental Rights and the Legal Obligations of Business
—David Landau, Florida State University College of Law In this new episode of our author interview series, ICONnect co-editor David Landau interviews David Bilchitz (University of Reading & University of Johannesburg) about his new book, Fundamental Rights and the Legal Obligations of Business (Cambridge University Press 2021).
I-CONnect Book Author Interview Series
—Antonia Baraggia, Associate Professor of Comparative Law, University of Milan, Italy. “Book Author Interview” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to discuss his or her newly published book. Our inaugural edition of “Book Author Interview” features Steven G.
Book Roundtable on Margit Cohn’s A Theory of the Executive Branch: Tension and Legality | Part 4 | Tension and Legality: Response to Commentators
—Margit Cohn, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law While writing this book, and after it was published, I hoped that academics would be interested in my work, to an extent that they would not only read the book but, hopefully, both understand its main points, and be driven to comment on some of the points made.
Book Roundtable on Margit Cohn’s A Theory of the Executive Branch: Tension and Legality | Part 3 | Thinking About Executive Power
—Conor Casey, University of Liverpool School of Law “There is nothing new under the sun” we are told in Ecclesiastes (1:9). This aphorism applies with particular force to public law scholarship, where we see the same conceptual and normative battles being waged in cyclical fashion by successive scholarly generations.
Book Roundtable on Margit Cohn’s A Theory of the Executive Branch: Tension and Legality | Part 2 | To the Executive Branch and Beyond
—Mark A. Graber, University of Maryland Carey School of Law Professor Margit Cohn has written a book that is terrific on two dimensions. The first concerns substance. Readers will be a lot smarter than they were before reading A Theory of Executive Branch.
Book Roundtable on Margit Cohn’s A Theory of the Executive Branch: Tension and Legality | Part 1 | Politics as Law: Understanding How (Normatively and Descriptively) to Regulate the Executive Power
—Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School I offer three comments on Professor Cohn’s terrific book, the first and second focused on the implications for law of her analysis, the third sketching a broader jurisprudential “take” on the material. 1. Justice Jackson’s categories.