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Book Review: Alan Greene on Antonios Kouroutakis’s “The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Alan Greene reviews Antonios Kouroutakis’s book on The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses (Routledge 2017)] —Alan Greene, Assistant Professor, Durham Law School Constitutions should evoke ideas of stability, inertia, and permanence. They are often an attempt to reassure and establish certainty that often emerge from the ashes of

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Published on July 11, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law (University of Trento) 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

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Published on July 10, 2017
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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 July 3, 2017
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Virtual Bookshelf: The Transformative Constitutionalism of the Colombian Constitutional Court–A Review of “Colombian Constitutional Law” by Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa and David Landau

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School As important as it is for scholars of comparative public law to read more than one language, English remains the lingua franca in the field. As a consequence, court judgments published only in the local language and not translated into English rarely enter the global dialogue among judges and scholars–or they

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Published on July 2, 2017
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Five Questions with Lorenzo Casini

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In “Five Questions with … ” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Lorenzo Casini, Full Professor of Administrative Law at IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca. He is also

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Published on June 30, 2017
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Conference Report–Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of Imposed Constitutionalism–University of Nicosia, Cyprus

—Yota Negishi, Waseda University; Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science On 5-6 May 2017, the School of Law of the University of Nicosia hosted the international Conference “Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of Imposed Constitutionalism”, in collaboration with the Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change of the International Association of Constitutional Law

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Published on May 23, 2017
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Book Review: Francisca Pou Giménez on Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna Erdman and Bernard M. Dickens’s “Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Francisca Pou Giménez reviews Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna Erdman and Bernard M. Dickens’s Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014).] —Francisca Pou Giménez, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) This is an edited book, and an especially mature species of the

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Published on May 17, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Simon Drugda, Nagoya University Graduate School of Law (Japan) 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 April 10, 2017
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Five Questions with Donald Horowitz

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In “Five Questions with … ” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Donald Horowitz, the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University and

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Published on April 7, 2017
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What’s New in Public Law

–Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. researcher in Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Trento 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

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Published on April 3, 2017
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