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The Rule of Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina

—Benjamin Nurkić, Ph.D. student, Faculty of Law, University of Tuzla The problem of implementing the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) remains the main problem after the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement (DPA). However, the DPA created the conditions for ethnic discrimination, as it was determined by the rulings of the European

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Published on June 16, 2022
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Book Review: Gabrielle Appleby and Lorne Neudorf  on “The Rule of Law Under Fire?”(Raymond Wacks)

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Gabrielle Appleby and Lorne Neudorf  review Raymond Wacks’ book on The Rule of Law Under Fire? (Hart Publishing, 2021).] —Gabrielle Appleby, University of New South Wales and Lorne Neudorf, University of Adelaide In his newly published book, The Rule of Law Under Fire?, Raymond Wacks claims

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Published on March 31, 2022
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The Venice Commission and Transnational Constitutional Advice: Relevance for Mature Democracies

—Maartje De Visser, Singapore Management University, Yong Pung How School of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns.] On 10 January, the new Dutch government was sworn in, almost a year after its predecessor stepped down. The previous government fell over gross maladministration of a system for childcare allowances, with thousands

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Published on February 2, 2022
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Transnational Elite Self-Empowerment and Judicial Supremacy

—Cristina E. Parau, Oxford University [Editor’s Note: This is a reply to Conor Gearty’s recent review of Dr. Parau’s Transnational Networks and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond (OUP 2018).] This note is in reply to a review of my monograph Transnational Networks and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the

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Published on January 16, 2022
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Leaving the Rule of Law Behind: How Slovakia is fighting against COVID-19 without Legality

—Tomáš Ľalík, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Comenius University, Bratislava The following piece describes a legal regime limiting fundamental rights and freedoms in Slovakia during the fight against pandemic with the emphasis on the rule of law and legality. In particular, I analyse the system of rules put in place that touch on human rights.

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Published on December 9, 2021
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Conference Report: « Le droit global existe-t-il ? » — University of Louvain

—Alicia Pastor y Camarasa, PhD Candidate, Centre de recherche sur l’Etat et la Constitution (CRECO), University of Louvain (Belgium) Reviving the tradition of medieval disputatio, Professors Sophie Weerts and Céline Romainville convened a debate at the University of Louvain around globalization and public law under the title, Does Global Law Exist?, with Professors Maxime Saint-Hilaire

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Published on April 12, 2019
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When Court Criticism Threatens the Rule of Law: A Three-Part Test

—Brian Christopher Jones, Lecturer in Law, University of Dundee. Email: b.c.jones@dundee.ac.uk. Criticism of the courts, although essential to the operation of democracy, has recently been tested on a number of fronts, leading to a host of allegations that such criticism may violate the rule of law. But one of the major problems in relation to this

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Published on September 5, 2018
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The Rule of Law in Brazil: A Conceptual Challenge

—Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília  Reinhart Koselleck, one of the most prominent German historians of the twentieth century, once wrote that “conceptual change is generally slower and more gradual than the pace of political events.”[1] Time and experience are required for properly grasping the distinct nuances of a concept. Every concept – he says

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Published on May 2, 2018
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I-CONnect Symposium on “Constitutional Boundaries” — The Social Dimension of the Rule of Law

[Editor’s Note: This is the fifth entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Boundaries.” The introduction to the symposium is available here, the first entry is available here, the second entry is available here, the third is available here, and the fourth is available here.] —Jeff King, Professor of Law, University College London One question about constitutional boundaries relates

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Published on April 27, 2018
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Venezuela’s Recent Constitutional Crisis: Lessons to be Learned From a Failed Judicial Coup D’etat (I-CONnect Column)

—Javier Couso, Universidad Diego Portales [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 more information about our four columnists for 2017,

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Published on April 12, 2017
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