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Video Interview: Get to Know the Center for Constitutional Democracy at Indiana University

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this installment of our video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Susan Williams and David Williams from the Center for Constitutional Democracy (CCD). Both chaired professors at the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, Susan and David Williams serve as Director and Executive Director, respectively, of the

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Published on February 15, 2017
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Five Questions with Ran Hirschl

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. This edition features Ran Hirschl, currently co-president of the International Society of Public Law. His full bio follows below: Ran

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Published on February 10, 2017
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Special Announcement: Symposium on Brazilian Abortion Ruling

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Late last year, in an historic ruling for the region, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Brazil held that a criminal prohibition on procuring an abortion before the end of the first trimester violates the fundamental rights of women as well as the principle of proportionality. Writing for

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Published on February 3, 2017
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Five Questions with Jon Elster

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. Our fourth edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Jon Elster, Robert K. Merton Professor of the Social Sciences at

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Published on January 27, 2017
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Five Questions with Rosalind Dixon

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. Our third edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Rosalind Dixon, Professor of Law at the University of New South

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Published on January 20, 2017
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Five Questions with Tom Ginsburg

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. Our second edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, Ludwig and Hilde

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Published on January 13, 2017
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Book Review: Barbara Guastaferro on Nicola Lupo and Cristina Fasone’s “Interparliamentary Cooperation in the Composite European Constitution”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Barbara Guastaferro reviews Nicola Lupo and Cristina Fasone’s book on Interparliamentary Cooperation in the Composite European Constitution (Oxford: Hart 2016)] —Barbara Guastaferro, Research Fellow in Law, Durham Law School and Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Naples “Federico II” This edited volume analyses the functioning of inter-parliamentary

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Published on January 5, 2017
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Five Questions with Mark Tushnet

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School “Five Questions with … ” is a brand new feature at I-CONnect. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about his or her research. Our inaugural edition of “Five Questions with … ” features Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard

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Published on January 3, 2017
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2016 Book Recommendation: Contiades & Fotiadou on “The People”

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Xenophon Contiades & Alkmene Fotiadou (eds.). Participatory Constitutional Change: The People as Amenders of the Constitution. Routledge, 2017. P. 217. £ 95.00. ISBN: 978-1472478696. In a recent I·CON editorial, Joseph Weiler laments the prevalence of low-quality edited volumes in the field of public law. Calling them “unedited books,” Weiler

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Published on December 28, 2016
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2016 Book Recommendations–Hofstadter on American Politics, Lanni on Ancient Athens

—Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Richard Hofstadter. The paranoid style in American politics and other essays. Harvard University Press, 1996 (1964). P. 346. ISBN: 978-0674654617 Adriaan Lanni. Law and Order in Ancient Athens. Cambridge University Press, 2016. P. 240. £ 80.00. ISBN: 9781139048194 On the eve of our momentous presidential election, I decided to re-read

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Published on December 27, 2016
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