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ICON Book Review: Piotr Mikuli on Wojciech Sadurski’s “Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown”

[Editor’s Note: This book review by Piotr Mikuli of Wojciech Sadurski’s new book, Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown, is forthcoming in the next issue of ICON.] Wojciech Sadurski. Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown. Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. 304. ISBN 978-0198840503 The book’s title refers to the expression “constitutional breakdown”, which seems to reflect the author’s profound thoughts regarding

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Published on November 26, 2019
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Book Review: Oran Doyle on “The United Kingdom and the Federal Idea” (Robert Schütze and Stephen Tierney eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this instalment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Oran Doyle reviews The United Kingdom and the Federal Idea (Robert Schütze and Stephen Tierney eds., Hart Publishing 2018).] –Oran Doyle, Trinity College Dublin; University of Pennsylvania Laws do not exist as abstract disembodied propositions, akin to the axioms of geometry, but rather hold true in particular places

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Published on November 22, 2019
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What’s New in Public Law

—Simon Drugda, PhD Candidate at the University of Copenhagen 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

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Published on November 11, 2019
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Book Review: Eszter Bodnár on “Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary: Decision-Making in Central and Eastern Europe” (Kálmán Pócza ed.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Eszter Bodnár reviews Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary: Decision-Making in Central and Eastern Europe (Kálmán Pócza ed., Routledge 2019)] –Eszter Bodnár, Associate Professor, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest The constitutional systems of the Central and Eastern European region have always held an important place in

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Published on November 9, 2019
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Book Review: Paul Daly on Oran Doyle’s “The Constitution of Ireland: A Contextual Analysis”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Paul Daly reviews Oran Doyle’s book on The Constitution of Ireland: A Contextual Analysis (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2018) —Paul Daly, University Research Chair in Administrative Law & Governance, University of Ottawa Oran Doyle’s contribution to Hart’s Constitutional Systems of the World series should be read by anyone with an interest

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Published on October 23, 2019
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Book Review: John Otrompke on Arthur Peltomaa’s “Understanding Unconstitutionality: How a Country Lost Its Way”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, John Otrompke reviews Arthur Peltomaa’s book on Understanding Unconstitutionality: How a Country Lost Its Way (Teja Press, 2018). –John Otrompke, J.D. In 1985, the Supreme Court of Canada declared that all of the laws of Manitoba enacted in the last 95 years had been unconstitutional, because they had not been

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Published on October 13, 2019
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Book Review: Alice Valdesalici on Antonia Baraggia’s “Ordinamenti giuridici a confronto nell’era della crisi. La condizionalità economica in Europa e negli Stati nazionali”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Alice Valdesalici reviews Antonia Baraggia’s Ordinamenti giuridici a confronto nell’era della crisi. La condizionalità economica in Europa e negli Stati nazionali (G. Giappichelli Editore 2017).] —Alice Valdesalici, Senior Researcher, Institute for Comparative Federalism Antonia Baraggia’s book–Ordinamenti giuridici a confronto nell’era della crisi. La condizionalità economica in

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Published on October 9, 2019
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Book Review: Alicia Pastor y Camarasa on Eneida Desiree Salgado’s “Reforma Política”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Alicia Pastor y Camarasa reviews Eneida Desiree Salgado’s book “Reforma Política” (Editora Contracorrente 2018) –Alicia Pastor y Camarasa, PhD candidate, Centre de recherche sur l’Etat et la Constitution (CRECO), University of Louvain (Belgium) The demographics of Brazil’s parliament, overwhelmingly white and male, is at odds with its

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Published on October 2, 2019
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Book Review: Sophie Weerts on “La loi de la langue: Dialogue euro-indien” (Alain Supiot & Sitharamam Kakarala, eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Sophie Weerts reviews La loi de la langue: Dialogue euro-indien (Alain Supiot & Sitharamam Kakarala, eds., Schulthess 2017) —Sophie Weerts, University of Lausanne In 2012, the Institute of Advanced Studies in Nantes held a seminar on “Droit et Langage”, within the framework of the ‘Indian-European Advanced

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Published on September 28, 2019
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Book Review: Phillip Paiement on “Globalisation and Governance: International Problems, European Solutions” (Robert Schütze ed.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Phillip Paiement reviews Globalisation and Governance: International Problems, European Solutions (Robert Schütze ed., Cambridge 2018).] –Phillip Paiement, Tilburg Law School Which institutional architectures are best suited to govern the social and economic globalizations of the 21st Century? Have the 20th Century ambitions to realize universal internationalism given way

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Published on August 7, 2019
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