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Of the Politics of Resentment and European Disintegration: Are the European Peoples Ready to Keep Paddling Together? Part II

[Editor’s Note: This is Part II of a two-part series. Part I was published here on February 26, 2017.] —Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz, Professor of Law and Director of the Department of European and Comparative Law at the University of Gdańsk, Poland* As I have argued in Part I of this series, the “politics of resentment” endanger the

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Published on March 9, 2017
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Of the Politics of Resentment and European Disintegration: Are the European Peoples Ready to Keep Paddling Together? Part I

—Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz, Professor of Law and Director of the Department of European and Comparative Law at the University of Gdańsk, Poland* The Politics of Resentment. What is in a Name? It is trite to say that today “resentment” sweeps across Europe. Yet beyond this sweeping statement, the concept itself, its consequences and modus operandi, are

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Published on February 26, 2017
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The Case for a Kinder, Gentler Brexit

—J.H.H. Weiler, University Professor, European Union Jean Monnet Chair, New York University Law School; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law Of course, we know better than to be shooting at each other; but the post-June 23 relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union is woefully bellicose, and increasingly so. In tone and mood,

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Published on February 5, 2017
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Enough Complacency: Fighting Democratic Decay in 2017 (I-CONnect Column)

—Tom Gerald Daly, Associate Director, Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law [Editor’s note: This is the inaugural I-CONnect column — a new column will appear once every two weeks.  The idea of the columns is to provide the blog with regular contributors who have a distinctive voice and unique perspective on public law. Columns, while scholarly in

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Published on January 11, 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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The Hungarian Constitutional Court on the Limits of EU Law in the Hungarian Legal System

—Tímea Drinóczi, University of Pécs, Hungary Last month, on November 30, just one week after the Seventh Constitutional Amendment had failed,[1] the Constitutional Court declared in its ruling 22/2016 (XII. 5.) that by exercising its competences, it can examine whether the joint exercise of competences under Article E) (2) of the Fundamental Law of Hungary (FL)

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Published on December 29, 2016
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UK Learns Brexit is Easier Said Than Done

[This post was first published on the website of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. It is republished here with permission of the author.] —David R. Cameron, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Program on European Union Studies, Yale University When Prime Minister Theresa May took over

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Published on December 23, 2016
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Developments in Lithuanian Constitutional Law: The Year 2015 in Review

[Editor’s Note: This is the seventh installment in our Year-in-Review series. We welcome similar reports from scholars around the world on their own jurisdictions for publication on I-CONnect. Earlier year-in-review reports have been published on Italy, the Slovak Republic, Romania, Belgium, Sweden and the Czech Republic. As we have done in the past, we reiterate our sincere thanks to our contributors for how much

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Published on November 22, 2016
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Crisis and Opportunity: Responding to the Brexit Vote (I·CON 14, Issue 3: Editorial)

The vote by a majority of the British people on June 23 to leave the European Union has precipitated a series of gradually unfolding consequences throughout the United Kingdom, within Europe, and across the world. Comparisons have been drawn to the fall of the Berlin Wall, in terms of the magnitude and geopolitical significance of

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Published on September 16, 2016
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Of Constitutional Defiance, Migration and Borrowing of Unconstitutional Tactics and European Resistance

—Tomasz Tadeusz Koncewicz, University of Gdansk Constitutional Defiance The tempo of the attack against democracy in Poland is relentless. On 22 July 2016 the Polish Parliament passed the Law on the Polish Constitutional Court and confirmed that the parliamentary majority lead by Law and Justice party (PiS) is not holding back. The PiS is determined

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Published on August 17, 2016
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