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The National Security Law and the Defense of Democratic Institutions in Brazil

—Clèmerson Merlin Clève, Federal University of Paraná and UniBrasil. “That anyone who possesses power has a tendency to abuse it is an eternal truth. They tend to go as far as the barriers will allow.” Baron de Montesquieu Brazil has been through, since the eighties, as of the enactment of the Constitution, a slow process

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Published on April 21, 2021
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Symposium |Constitutional Struggles in Asia | Part IV | The Hong Kong National Security Law: Challenging Constitutionalism in Hong Kong and Abroad

[Editor’s Note: In light of recent constitutional (or some may say, unconstitutional) developments, I-CONnect is pleased to feature this timely symposium examining constitutional struggles in Asia. This is part IV of a five part series, in addition to the Introduction.] — Eva Pils, The Dickson Pool School of Law, King’s College London On 30 June

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Published on February 23, 2021
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Constitutional “Vaccination”: China’s National Security Law-Making for Hong Kong

—P. Y. Lo, LLB (Lond.), PhD (HKU), Barrister-at-law, Gilt Chambers, Hong Kong A cartoon appeared in the US press several months ago, probably before COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic, with this caption: ‘That’s odd: My Facebook friends who were constitutional scholars just a month ago are now infectious disease experts …’. This post introduces

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Published on June 30, 2020
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