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ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)

Volume 17 Issue 1

Table of Contents


Afterword: Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler and their critics

Mila Versteeg, Understanding the third wave of judicial review: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler

Julio Ríos-Figueroa, Judicial Review and Democratic Resilience: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and J.H.H. Weiler

Başak Çalı, On Einsteinian Waves, International Law and National Hats: Afterword to the Foreword by Doreen Lustig and J.H.H. Weiler

Wen-Chen Chang, Asian exceptionalism? Reflections on “Judicial Review in the Contemporary World”: Afterword to the foreword by Doreen Lustig and J. H. H. Weiler

Doreen Lustig and J.H.H. Weiler, Judicial Review in the Contemporary World—Retrospective and Prospective: A Rejoinder


Ronald Janse, Is the European Commission a credible guardian of the values? A revisionist account of the Copenhagen political criteria during the Big Bang enlargement

George Duke, Sovereignty and the common good

Adem Kassie Abebe, Taming regressive constitutional amendments: The African Court as a continental (super) Constitutional Court 

Critical Review of Governance

Tom Ruys, Luca Ferro and Tim Haesebrouck, Parliamentary war powers and the role of international law in foreign troop deployment decisions: The US-led coalition against “Islamic State” in Iraq and Syria

Assefa Fiseha, Federalism, development and the changing political dynamics in Ethiopia

Gloria Loo Jing Xi, ASEAN and Janus-faced constitutionalism: The Indonesian case

Hao Duy Phan, The effects of ASEAN treaties in domestic legal orders: Evidence from Vietnam

Critical Review of Jurisprudence

Alain Zysset, Freedom of expression, the right to vote, and proportionality at the European Court of Human Rights: An internal critique

I.CON: Debate!

Björn Ahl, Judicialization in authoritarian regimes: The expansion of powers of the Chinese Supreme People’s Court

Yan Lin, Judicialization in authoritarian regimes: A reply to Björn Ahl

I.CON: Debate!

Tom Hickey, The republican core of the case for judicial review

Richard Bellamy, The republican core of the case for judicial review: A reply to Tom Hickey. Why political constitutionalism requires equality of power and weak review

Tom Hickey, The republican core of the case for judicial review: A rejoinder to Richard Bellamy

Review Essays

Athanasios Psygkas, Celebrating Canada’s sesquicentennial: Lessons from and for the world. Review of Peter Oliver, Patrick Macklem, & Nathalie Des Rosiers, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitution; Richard Albert & David R. Cameron, eds. Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution

Tarunabh Khaitan, Executive aggrandizement in established democracies: A crisis of liberal democratic constitutionalism. Review of Mark Graber, Sanford Levinson, & Mark Tushnet eds., Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

Book Reviews

Nimer Sultany. Law and Revolution. Legitimacy and Constitutionalism after the Arab Spring (Nathan Brown)

Lauri Mälksoo & Wolfgang Benedek, eds. Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: The Strasbourg Effect (Başak Çalı)

Liav Orgad. The Cultural Defense of Nations. A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights (Pietro Faraguna)

Armin von Bogdandy, Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Mariela Morales Antoniazzi, & Flavia Piovesan, eds. Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America: The Emergence of a New Ius Commune (Diego Werneck Arguelhes)

Weitseng Chen, ed. The Beijing Consensus? How China Has Changed Western Ideas of Law and Economic Development (Han Liu)

Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché, & Hila Shamir. Governance Feminism: An Introduction (Isabel Lischewski)


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