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Five Questions with Lorenza Violini

—Richard Albert, 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 Lorenza Violini, Professor of Law at the University of Milan. Her full bio follows below: Lorenza Violini is a professor of law at the State University of

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Published on May 11, 2018
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Virtual Bookshelf: “New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe: A Comparative Perspective” (Routledge 2018)

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin The newest book in the Routledge Series on Comparative Constitutional Change is a volume on New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe: A Comparative Perspective, co-edited by Zoltán Szente and Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz, both of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the National University of Public Service. Here is

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Published on April 8, 2018
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Book Review: Naoyuki Okano on Jean-Bernard Auby’s “Globalisation, Law and the State”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Naoyuki Okano reviews Jean-Bernard Auby’s “Globalisation, Law and the State” (Hart 2017).] —Naoyuki Okano, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law With the deepening of globalization, especially after the 1980s, legal scholars have gradually become aware of the fundamental challenges that globalization poses on laws and legal studies.

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Published on March 7, 2018
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Symposium on “Constitutional Amendment and Dismemberment”

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin Earlier this week, the Yale Journal of International Law published my article on “Constitutional Amendment and Dismemberment.” The Journal also organized a symposium around the article featuring three responses by (1) Professor David Landau, Florida State University and I-CONnect founding co-editor, (2) Judge Carlos Bernal, Colombian Constitutional

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Published on March 2, 2018
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Conference Report: Popular Will, Electoral Democracy and the Courts

—Matteo De Nes, Postdoctoral Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Padua, Italy, and Tania Pagotto, Doctoral Fellow, Department of Ethics, Law and Politics, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen; PhD Candidate in Law, Market and Person, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy How far have the fundamental principles of constitutionalism

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Published on March 2, 2018
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Book Review: Matteo De Nes on Nicola Lupo & Giovanni Piccirilli’s “The Italian Parliament in the European Union”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Matteo De Nes reviews The Italian Parliament in the European Union (Oxford: Hart 2017) edited by Nicola Lupo & Giovanni Piccirilli.] –Matteo De Nes, Post-doc Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Padua, Italy Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli’s edited book addresses a very hot topic in the recent

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Published on February 27, 2018
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Five Questions with Farrah Ahmed

—Richard Albert, 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 Farrah Ahmed, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Research at Melbourne Law School. Her full bio follows below: Farrah Ahmed is an Associate

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Published on February 23, 2018
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Article Review: Rajesh K. Reddy on Jessica Eisen’s Animals in the Constitutional State

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Rajesh K. Reddy reviews Jessica Eisen’s article Animals in the Constitutional State, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. Eisen’s full article is available for free here.] —Rajesh K. Reddy, Interim Director, Animal Law LL.M. Program, Lewis & Clark Law School It is no longer a given that

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Published on February 20, 2018
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What’s New in Public Law

—Maja Sahadžić, Ph.D. Researcher (University of Antwerp) 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 law blogosphere. To submit relevant developments for

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Published on February 12, 2018
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Virtual Bookshelf: A Review of “Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia” by Po Jen Yap

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin The concept of constitutional “dialogue” has become prevalent in public law scholarship. The term is commonly used to describe one particular form of interaction between courts and legislatures in connection with the interpretation of constitutional rights–an interaction characterized by a judicial-legislative exchange on the proper outcome rather

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Published on February 9, 2018
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