—J. H. H. Weiler, New York University School of Law; Co-Editor-in-Chief, I·CON Here, again, is my pick of “Good Reads” from the books I read in 2023. I want to remind you, as I do every year, that these are not “book reviews,” which also explains the relative paucity of law books or books about the law.
[Joseph Weiler’s Editorial on ChatGPT and Law Exams was previously published on the ICONnect blog and can be found here.] In this issue You are opening ICON issue 21-2, which is also the issue compiled with a view to the 2023 ICON-S conference in Wellington, New Zealand, on “Islands and Oceans: Public Law in a Plural World.”
—Alfonso Herrera García, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad Panamericana (Mexico City); Irene Spigno, General Director, Inter-American Academy of Human Rights; Mauro Arturo Rivera León, Assistant Professor, University of Silesia in Katowice I. INTRODUCTION On November 7, 2022, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) issued the judgment in the case of Tzompaxtle Tecpile et al.
–Wilson Seraine da Silva Neto, Master in Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Lawyer. 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.
–Temelso Gashaw, Inter-Party Dialogue Coordination Expert at the National Election Board of Ethiopia Recently, Dr. Abadir M. Ibrahim published a thought-provoking article titled “The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission: A Champion of Transitional Justice?” on Harvard Human Rights Reflections. This blog post aims to defend fairly broad objections to Dr.
CALL FOR PANELS, PAPERS AND INTEREST GROUPS The Future of Public Law: Resilience, Sustainability, and Artificial Intelligence We look forward to welcoming you for our 2024 ICON•S Annual Conference. The conference will feature panels in all areas of public law, and all members of ICON•S are invited to make their submissions in their areas of interest.
—Teresa Violante, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] Politico recently revealed that the French President expressed frustration with the constitutional clause that prevents him from being reelected for a third term, describing it as “damnable bullshit”.
—Gautam Bhatia, Advocate, New Delhi, and independent legal scholar [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] The previous three posts in this series have examined the Indian Constitution as a terrain of contestation around three axes of power: federalism, legislative/executive relations, and pluralism.
—Maja Sahadžić, Assistant Professor (Utrecht University), Visiting Professor (University of Antwerp), Senior Research Fellow (Law Institute in B&H), and Affiliated Scholar (CUHK). 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.
–Javier Urízar Montes de Oca, International Service for Human Rights It was nothing short of extraordinary: the small opposition party, “Semilla”, somehow managed to win the third most seats in Parliament and the presidential election, despite being a relatively unknown progressive party in a fundamentally conservative country.
–Stefanus Hendrianto, Pontifical Gregorian University In the last three years, a major question of speculation in Indonesian politics has been whether President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will stay in power longer after the end of his second term. The first speculation was that Jokowi would try to push for a constitutional amendment allowing him to run for a third term in office.
EMILE NOEL GLOBAL FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW *** NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2024-2025 ACADEMIC YEAR New York University School of Law is currently accepting applications for the following fellowships: Emile Noël Fellowship Program Deadline: January 15, 2024 The principal objective of the Emile Noël Fellowship program is scholarship and the advancement of research on the themes prioritized by the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice, which include the following overarching areas: European Integration, general issues of International (principally WTO), and Regional Economic Law and Justice and Comparative Constitutional Law.