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I•CON Debate Review by Nicolás Figueroa: Constituent Power and Constitutional Revolution

[Editor’s Note: In this special installment of I•CONnect’s Review Series, Nicolás Figueroa offers a critical review of the I•CON debate between Mark Tushnet and Jan Komárek on constituent power and constitutional revolution. The debate appears in the current issue of I•CON, beginning with Tushnet’s paper here, followed by a reply by Komárek here, and concluding with a rejoinder from Tushnet here.] Review by

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Published on February 25, 2016
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Book Review: Jaclyn Neo on Kevin Y.L. Tan’s “The Constitution of Singapore: A Contextual Analysis”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Jaclyn Neo reviews Kevin Y.L. Tan’s book on The Constitution of Singapore: A Contextual Analysis.] Contextualizing the Singapore Constitutionalist Paradox –Jaclyn L. Neo,* Assistant Professor of Law, National University of Singapore Befitting of his status as one of the foremost legal historians in Singapore, Kevin YL Tan’s masterful introduction to Singapore

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Published on January 8, 2016
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Virtual Book Review Roundtable: “A Theory of Discrimination Law” Featuring Tarun Khaitan, Deborah Hellman and Julie Suk

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School We are pleased to inaugurate a new virtual book review roundtable series at I-CONnect. We will periodically assemble a group of scholars–a couple of reviewers along with the author–to discuss a recent book in comparative public law. In the first installment in this series, Deborah Hellman and Julie Suk comment

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Published on January 6, 2016
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Book Review/Response: Rayner Thwaites and Daniel Wilsher on Indefinite Detention of Non-Citizens

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review/Response Series, Daniel Wilsher reviews Rayner Thwaites’ recent book on The Liberty of Non-Citizens: Indefinite Detention in Commonwealth Countries (Hart 2014). Rayner Thwaites then responds to the review.] Review by Daniel Wilsher –Daniel Wilsher, City University London, reviewing Rayner Thwaites, The Liberty of Non-Citizens: Indefinite Detention in Commonwealth Countries (Hart 2014)

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Published on December 16, 2015
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Article Review: Reijer Passchier on Vicki Jackson’s “The (myth of un)amendability of the US Constitution and the democratic component of constitutionalism”

[Editor’s Note: In this special installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Reijer Passchier reviews Vicki Jackson‘s article on The (myth of un)amendability of the US Constitution and the democratic component of constitutionalism, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. The full article is available for free here.] Review by Reijer Passchier –Reijer Passchier, PhD Candidate at Leiden

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Published on November 17, 2015
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Article Review: David Bilchitz on Matthias Klatt’s “Positive Rights: Who Decides? Judicial Review in Balance”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, David Bilchitz reviews Matthias Klatt‘s article on Positive Rights: Who Decides? Judicial Review in Balance, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. The full article is available for free here.] —David Bilchitz, University of Johannesburg In most constitutions today, fundamental rights play a central role and they are

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Published on August 26, 2015
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Book Review: “Process and Procedure in EU Administration”

–Luca de Lucia, University of Salerno, reviewing Carol Harlow & Richard Rawlings, Process and Procedure in EU Administration (Hart Publishing, December 2014, 352pp) This book by Carol Harlow and Richard Rawlings brings an important enrichment to the literature on European public law. Administrative procedure is at the centre of the analysis and is defined as ‘a course of

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Published on February 27, 2015
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I•CON Debate Review by Jud Mathews: Proportionality-Based Balancing

[Editor’s Note: In this special installment of I•CONnect’s Review Series, Jud Mathews offers a critical review of the I•CON debate between Luc Tremblay and Matthias Klatt on proportionality-based balancing. The debate appears in the current issue of I•CON, beginning with Tremblay’s paper here, followed by a reply by Klatt here, and concluding with a rejoinder from Tremblay here. All

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Published on February 6, 2015
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Video Interview: “Bills of Rights in the Common Law” Featuring Robert Leckey

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this installment of our new video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Robert Leckey on his forthcoming book entitled “Bills of Rights in the Common Law,” to be published by Cambridge University Press in May 2015. Here is the book’s abstract: Scholars have addressed at length the ‘what’ of judicial review

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Published on November 18, 2014
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EU Accession to the ECHR: Ante Portas or a Mirage on the Horizon?

—Christina Eckes, University of Amsterdam, reviewing Vasiliki Kosta, Nikos Skoutaris, and Vassilis Tzevelekos, The EU Accession to the ECHR (Hart Publishing 2014, 402pp) Whether and when the European Union (EU) will accede to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) remains to be seen. What is certain is that the possibility of EU accession to the ECHR and

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Published on November 11, 2014
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