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Book Review: Urbina and Recabarren on Barber’s “The Principles of Constitutionalism”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, we feature a review of N.W. Barber, The Principles of Constitutionalism (Oxford University Press, 2018). –Francisco J. Urbina and Clemente Recabarren, Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile In his book The Principles of Constitutionalism, N.W. Barber offers an account of constitutionalism structured around six

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Published on April 21, 2020
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Virtual Book Roundtable: “Revolutionary Constitutions,” Featuring Bruce Ackerman in Conversation with Roberto Gargarella and Tom Ginsburg

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In the latest installment in our video series here at I-CONnect, we feature a roundtable discussion among Bruce Ackerman, Roberto Gargarella and Tom Ginsburg on Ackerman’s new book entitled Revolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of

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Published on April 16, 2020
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Book Review: Lorianne Updike Toler on “Constitution Writing, Religion, and Democracy” (Asli Ü. Bâli and Hanna Lerner eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Lorianne Updike Toler reviews Constitution Writing, Religion, and Democracy (Asli Ü. Bâli and Hanna Lerner, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017).] —Lorianne Updike Toler, Visiting Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School Constitution Writing, Religion and Democracy edited by Asli Ü. Bâli and Hanna Lerner (Cambridge University Press,

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Published on April 16, 2020
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Book Review: Clizia Franceschini on Mary Ellen O’Connell’s “The Art of Law in the International Community”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Clizia Franceschini reviews Mary Ellen O’Connell’s book on The Art of Law in the International Community (Cambridge University Press, 2019). –Clizia Franceschini, PhD Student, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage. Email: clizia.franceschini@imtlucca.it Mary Ellen O’Connell is the Robert and Marion

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Published on April 7, 2020
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Five Questions with Deepa Das Acevedo

—Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about scholarship. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with Deepa Das Acevedo, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of

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Published on March 10, 2020
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Book Review: Jesse Hartery on “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” (George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry eds.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Jesse Hartery reviews Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions (George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry, eds., Oxford University Press, 2019). —Jesse Hartery will be a Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada during the 2020-2021 term. He is the recipient of the 2019 Ronald L. Watts Award from

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Published on March 5, 2020
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Book Review: Martina Trettel on “The Cambridge Handbook of Deliberative Constitutionalism”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Martina Trettel reviews The Cambridge Handbook of Deliberative Constitutionalism (Ron Levy et al., eds., Cambridge 2018) –Martina Trettel, Senior Researcher, Institute for Comparative Federalism The recently published Cambridge Handbook of Deliberative Constitutionalism (edited by Ron Levy, Hoi Kong, Graeme Orr, and Jeff King), with its twenty-six chapters, provides

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Published on December 22, 2019
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Book Review: Patrícia Jerónimo on “Legal Transplants in East Asia and Oceania” (Vito Breda ed.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Patrícia Jerónimo reviews Legal Transplants in East Asia and Oceania (Vito Breda ed., Cambridge University Press 2019)] —Patrícia Jerónimo, Director of the Research Centre for Justice and Governance (JusGov), University of Minho The debate about the feasibility of legal transplants may seem to be a thing of the

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Published on December 19, 2019
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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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