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Article Review & Response: Mark Tushnet and Oliver Gerstenberg on Rights Adjudication

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Mark Tushnet reviews Oliver Gerstenberg’s just-published I-CON article on “Negative/Positive Constitutionalism, ‘Fair Balance,” and the Problem of Justiciability.” Professor Gerstenberg then responds to Professor Tushnet’s review.]   A Review of Gerstenberg’s article on “Negative/Positive Constitutionalism, ‘Fair Balance,” and the Problem of Justiciability” —Mark Tushnet, William

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Published on November 16, 2012
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Article Review: Mark Tushnet, Vicki Jackson and Rosalind Dixon on Outsider Constitutional Interpretation

[Editor’s note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Mark Tushnet comments on Vicki Jackson and Rosalind Dixon’s article on “Constitutions Inside Out: Outsider Interventions in Domestic Constitutional Contests,” forthcoming in the Wake Forest Law Review. Professors Jackson and Dixon first describe their argument, and Professor Tushnet responds.] Another Dimension to Transnational Constitutionalism? Outsider

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Published on November 4, 2012
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Article Review: David Landau on Social Rights Enforcement

[Editor’s Note: In this first installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Brian Ray reviews David Landau’s article on “The Reality of Social Rights Enforcement.” Professor Landau then responds to Professor Ray’s review.] A Review of Landau on Social Rights Enforcement —Brian Ray, Associate Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law David Landau’s recent article The Reality of

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Published on October 28, 2012
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Joel Colón-Riós, Weak Constitutionalism: Democratic legitimacy and the question of constituent power (London: Routledge, 2012)

–Reviewed by Zoran Oklopcic, Assistant Professor, Carleton University  With the demise of communism in the late 1980s, liberal-democratic constitutionalism emerged as an almost pleonastic set of ideas about how to structure the political life of a territorial polity. Present-day challenges to the idea of constitutionalism cluster around its suitability to be translated into different political

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Published on October 15, 2012
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A Reply to Professor Zoran Oklopcic

—Joel Colón-Ríos, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington I am deeply grateful for Zoran Oklopcic’s thoughtful and challenging review of Weak Constitutionalism. In this short note, my objective will be to respond to what I think are Oklopcic’s three main critiques about the argument presented in the book, namely: (1) that the desirability of weak

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Published on October 15, 2012
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