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I·CON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)


 Volume 13 Issue 3

 Table of Contents


I·CON Keynote

Martin Scheinin, The state of our Union: Confronting the future

Symposium: The challenge of formal amendment

Joel Colón-Ríos, Introduction: The forms and limits of constitutional amendments

Vicki C. Jackson, The (Myth of Un-) amendability of the US Constitution and the democratic component of constitutionalism

Rosalind Dixon and David Landau, Transnational constitutionalism and a limited doctrine of unconstitutional constitutional amendment

Mark Tushnet, Peasants with pitchforks, and toilers with Twitter: Constitutional revolutions and the constituent power

Richard Albert, Amending constitutional amendment rules

Tom Ginsburg and James Melton, Does the constitutional amendment rule matter at all?: Amendment cultures and the challenges of measuring amendment difficulty

Critical Review of Governance

Katrin Merhof, Building a bridge between reality and the constitution: The establishment and development of the Colombian Constitutional Court

Eoin Carolan, Ireland’s Constitutional Convention: Behind the hype about citizen-led constitutional change

Review Essay

William A. Edmundson, Do Animals need citizenship? Review of  Sue Donaldson & Will Kymlicka. Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights (2011); Sue Donaldson & Will Kymlicka. “A Defense of Animal Citizens and Sovereigns”, 1 Law, Ethics & Philosophy 143 (2013); Sue Donaldson & Will Kymlicka. “Unruly Beasts: Animal Citizens and the Threat of Tyranny.” 47 Canadian Journal of Political Science 23 (2014); Will Kymlicka & Sue Donaldson. “Animals and the Frontiers of Citizenship.” 34 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 201 (2014)

Book Reviews

Ran Hirschl. Comparative Matters. The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law (Markus Kotzur)

Moshe Cohen-Eliya & Iddo Porat. Proportionality and Constitutional Culture (David Schneiderman)

Christine Desan. Making Money. Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism (Leopold Specht)


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