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The Taliban and the Fall of Afghanistan’s Constitutional Tradition

–Shamshad Pasarlay (Visiting Lecturer, The University of Chicago Law School) [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2022 columnists, see here.] The fall of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in August 2021 marked yet another abrupt rupture in political power in the country’s long and tumultuous history. The new

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Published on July 22, 2022
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Afghanistan’s Unwritten Constitution under the Taliban

—Shamshad Pasarlay, Visiting Lecturer, The University of Chicago Law School [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] After taking control of Afghanistan last summer, the Taliban wasted no time in tearing down the legal and political order that had developed under the country’s 2004

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Published on May 17, 2022
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Dead or Alive?: The Taliban and the Conundrum of Afghanistan’s 2004 Constitution

—Shamshad Pasarlay, Visiting Lecturer, The University of Chicago School of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our 2022 columnists, see here.] One of the closely observed aspects of the Taliban’s recent takeover of Afghanistan has been the group’s views on constitutionalism, and how they may address

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Published on March 23, 2022
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The Myth of a Constitution’s ‘Goodness’: What We Get Wrong about Afghanistan’s 1964 Constitution

—Shamshad Pasarlay, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law [Editor’s Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. The views expressed in this column belong solely to the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the author’s organization.] On September 28, 2021, nearly two months after taking control

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Published on January 26, 2022
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