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The United States’ Approach to European-Style Family Rights and National Security: The Case of Kerry v. Din

–Francesca M. Genova, University of Notre Dame In June, the United States Supreme Court handed down a case considering marriage, national security, and fundamental human rights that provides a comparison with the European Union system of rights. Unlike the Supreme Court’s blockbuster marriage case this past year, Kerry v. Din has yet to garner significant

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Published on February 3, 2016
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What Makes Kaczyński Tick?

[Editor’s Note: This commentary first appeared in German under the title “Polens Direktor” in der Spiegel, no. 3/2016, pp. 88-89. It is reprinted with permission from the author.] —Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Sydney; Professor, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw Without a doubt, Jarosław Kaczyński is not just paramount but also an absolute political

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Published on January 14, 2016
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Symposium on the Constitutionalization of International Law in Latin America

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to be promote this AJIL Unbound Symposium on the Constitutionalization of International Law in Latin America. AJIL Unbound is the online scholarly companion to the American Journal of International Law. This Symposium, including a thematic introduction and four essays, addresses a subject of interest to scholars of public law and we are delighted to

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Published on November 11, 2015
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Europeanizing the Eurozone

—Tomas Dumbrovsky, J.S.D. Candidate at the Yale Law School and Assistant Professor at Charles University in Prague. The way the Greek debt crisis was handled in the last weeks has been a public relations nightmare. The more or less rational debate about different economic and political views has succumbed to the irrationality of harmed feelings, humiliation,

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Published on July 31, 2015
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Towards a “New Schuman Declaration” (I·CON 13, Issue 2: Editorial)

Even at a time of crisis, one can neither forget nor overstate the fundamental contribution of the European construct to the destiny of our continent over the last six decades. In several respects the successes of Europe may have exceeded the boldest expectations of its visionary founders. What seemed at the time no more than

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Published on July 30, 2015
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The Greek Crisis–A Symptom of the EU’s Constitutional Malaise

—Nicole Scicluna, Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS), University of Birmingham The euro crisis started in Greece and to Greece it returned. Since the Syriza government’s election in January 2015, we have seen a succession of intense and sometimes acrimonious exchanges between Greek officials and representatives of the IMF, EU and member state governments, which

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Published on July 2, 2015
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Should Foreigners Vote in National Legislative Elections?

—Michèle Finck, University of Oxford Next month, voters in Luxembourg will have to participate in a referendum (voting is mandatory in Luxembourg) that raises three different questions, among which is the following: do you agree that those residents that are not Luxembourg nationals should be entitled to participate in national legislative elections under the condition

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Published on May 13, 2015
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Book Review: “Process and Procedure in EU Administration”

–Luca de Lucia, University of Salerno, reviewing Carol Harlow & Richard Rawlings, Process and Procedure in EU Administration (Hart Publishing, December 2014, 352pp) This book by Carol Harlow and Richard Rawlings brings an important enrichment to the literature on European public law. Administrative procedure is at the centre of the analysis and is defined as ‘a course of

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Published on February 27, 2015
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Judging the Bankers (or Not): The Rise of the ECB and the Transformation of EU Constitutionalism

—Nicole Scicluna, Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS), University of Birmingham The European Central Bank (ECB) embodies the politicised technocracy that characterises EU governance. It was pushed to centre stage by the euro crisis and by national governments’ unwillingness or inability to come up with timely and credible solutions. Despite protestations by former chief, Jean-Claude

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Published on February 13, 2015
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Discovering the Logic of Administrative Law–A Reply to Guy Seidman and Dolores Utrilla

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Guilio Napolitano responds to two separate reviews by Guy Seidman and Dolores Utrilla of his article on Conflicts and Strategies in Administrative Law, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. The full article is available for free here. Guy Seidman’s review of the article is available here, and Dolores

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Published on September 3, 2014
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