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  • The Perils of Presidentialism (and the Lessons of the United States)

    —Miguel Schor, Professor of Law, Associate Director of the Drake University Constitutional Law Center, and the Class of 1977 Distinguished Scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2024 columnists, see here.] Presidentialism has a comparatively poor democratic track record.

  • What’s New in Public Law

    —Anubhav Kumar, Advocate & Researcher, Supreme Court of India  In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include links to news, high court decisions, new or recent scholarly books, articles, and blog posts from around the public law blogosphere.

  • Symposium | Feminist Constitutionalism: Part III – How Feminist Constitutionalism Embraces Diversity: Challenging Quebec’s Bill 21

    This is the third essay in a special eight-part series on Feminist Constitutionalism, organized by Melina Girardi Fachin, as part of the project ‘Transforming Judicial Outcomes for Women in Canada and Brazil,’ which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

  • The future for citizens’ assemblies in Ireland

    —Seána Glennon, Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law In the past decade, the Irish people have voted in favour of a range of liberalising constitutional amendments: from marriage equality to abortion rights to removing the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution.

  • What’s New in Public Law

    —Yassin Abdalla Abdelkarim, Judge at Luxor Elementary Court, Egypt. LLM Leeds Beckett University, UK. –Jose Mario de la Garza-Martins, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Theory, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law.

  • After the Indonesian 2024 General Election: What Went Wrong With Indonesian Democracy?

    –Stefanus Hendrianto, Pontifical Gregorian University On March 20th, 2024, the Indonesian Election Commission officially declared that the Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto won the Presidential Election, which took place on February 14, 2024. The result might not be shocking because Prabowo had maintained a lead in the pre-election survey.

  • What’s New in Public Law

    —Silvia Talavera Lodos, PhD Candidate, School of Advanced Studies Sant’Anna. —Benjamin Nurkić, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law University of Tuzla and a member of the Constitutional Committee of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Symposium | Feminist Constitutionalism: Part II – Multilevel: The Impact of Feminism in Constitutional Debates

    This is the second essay in a special eight-part series on Feminist Constitutionalism, organized by Melina Girardi Fachin as part of the project ‘Transforming Judicial Outcomes for Women in Canada and Brazil’, which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

  • What’s New in Public Law

    —Mikołaj Wolanin, Master’s student, University of Warsaw (Poland) In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include a selection of links to news, high court decisions, new or recent scholarly books and articles, and blog posts from around the public law blogosphere.

  • ICON-S “New Scholarship Showcase”

    New Scholarship Showcase is a brand new format promoted by the ICON-S Committee on “New Directions in Scholarship”. We will periodically invite a public law scholar to discuss his or her newly published book. Our second edition of this new format features Mathew John, Professor and Executive Director, Centre on Public Law and Jurisprudence, Jindal Global Law School.

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