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Book Review: Sabrina Ragone on “An Uneven Balance? A Legal Analysis of Power Asymmetries between National Parliaments in the EU” (Hoai-Thu Nguyen)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Sabrina Ragone reviews Hoai-Thu Nguyen’s book on An Uneven Balance? A Legal Analysis of Power Asymmetries between National Parliaments in the EU (Eleven Publishing, 2018).] —Sabrina Ragone, Associate Professor of Comparative Public Law, University of Bologna. The volume An Uneven Balance? A Legal Analysis of Power Asymmetries between

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Published on December 24, 2020
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Europe Must Learn Quickly to Speak the Language of Power: Part II

—J.H.H. Weiler, NYU School of Law; co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law This is Part 2 of J.H.H. Weiler’s interview of Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission of the European Union. Part 1 is available here. JW: Let us turn to actual foreign policy and begin

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Published on October 30, 2020
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Europe Must Learn Quickly to Speak the Language of Power: Part I

—J.H.H. Weiler, NYU School of Law; co-editor-in-chief, ICON Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission of the European Union – the EU’s foreign affairs chief and effectively the ‘Minister of Foreign Affairs of the EU’ – completes in these days his first year in office. He granted

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Published on October 29, 2020
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The EU Judiciary After Weiss – Proposing A New Mixed Chamber of the Court of Justice: A Position Paper

—Daniel Sarmiento, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and J.H.H. Weiler, NYU School of Law There is little point in rehearsing in length, yet again, the all too justified laments about the unfortunate decision of the German Constitutional Court (“BVerfG”)  in the case of Weiss on the European Central Bank’s public asset purchase program. Given the trivial

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Published on June 2, 2020
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ICON Guest Editorial: Without a New European Patriotism, the Decline of the EU is Inevitable

On 26 March, an utterly divided EU emerged from the European Council dedicated to European measures aimed at managing the severest crisis since 1929, one far worse  than the 2012-2017 crisis. The coronavirus pandemic and the transpiring economic and social crises present Europe with an extraordinary opportunity: to decide to move towards a deeper unity,

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Published on April 3, 2020
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Book Review: Phillip Paiement on “Globalisation and Governance: International Problems, European Solutions” (Robert Schütze ed.)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Phillip Paiement reviews Globalisation and Governance: International Problems, European Solutions (Robert Schütze ed., Cambridge 2018).] –Phillip Paiement, Tilburg Law School Which institutional architectures are best suited to govern the social and economic globalizations of the 21st Century? Have the 20th Century ambitions to realize universal internationalism given way

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Published on August 7, 2019
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With Time Running Out for Agreement with EU, UK Calls for “Softer” Brexit

—David R. Cameron, Professor of Political Science and Director of European Union Studies, Yale University Two years have passed since British voters decided, by a 52-48 margin, to leave the EU. More than 15 months have passed since the UK informed the EU of its intention to leave. More than a year has passed since

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Published on July 11, 2018
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Book Review: Matteo De Nes on Nicola Lupo & Giovanni Piccirilli’s “The Italian Parliament in the European Union”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Matteo De Nes reviews The Italian Parliament in the European Union (Oxford: Hart 2017) edited by Nicola Lupo & Giovanni Piccirilli.] –Matteo De Nes, Post-doc Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Padua, Italy Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli’s edited book addresses a very hot topic in the recent

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Published on February 27, 2018
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Virtual Bookshelf: A Review of “The Italian Parliament in the European Union” by Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli

—Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin In the most recent installment in the new Hart Series on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe, Nicola Lupo (LUISS Rome) and Giovanni Piccirilli (LUISS Rome) bring us an edited volume on The Italian Parliament in the European Union (Oxford: Hart 2017). Lupo and Piccirilli have assembled roughly 20

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Published on February 7, 2018
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Can International Organisations Help to Stem Democratic Decay? (I-CONnect Column)

—Tom Gerald Daly, Fellow, Melbourne Law School; Associate Director, Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For

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Published on November 16, 2017
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