From the I·CONnect Blog

  • Crying Wolf: The Emergency Comes Before the U.S. Supreme Court
    by Andrea Scoseria Katz on February 26, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    —Andrea Scoseria Katz, NYU School of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] On Saturday, February 22, the United States Supreme Court granted an emergency request by the Trump administration to suspend a lower federal court order […]

  • Myanmar’s Military-Allied Party Proposes Constitutional Amendment Increasing Civilian Powers
    by Jason Gelbort on February 25, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    –Jason Gelbort, Legal Consultant On February 25, the union parliament of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) began debating bills to amend the military-drafted 2008 constitution,[1] including a proposal from the military-allied Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) that could significantly redraw the constitutional balance of powers […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Eman Muhammad Rashwan on February 24, 2020 at 5:13 am

    —Eman Muhammad Rashwan, PhD. Candidate in the European Doctorate in Law & Economics (EDLE), Hamburg University, Germany; Assistant Lecturer of Public Law, Cairo University, Egypt. In this weekly feature, I-CONnect publishes a curated reading list of developments in public law. “Developments” may include a selection of links […]

  • Special 20 Percent Discount–New Book–“Revolutionary Constitutionalism”
    by Richard Albert on February 20, 2020 at 7:06 am

    —Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin I-CONnect is pleased to share a special 20% discount code for our readers interested in a new book entitled Revolutionary Constitutionalism (Hart 2020). To order this book at the discount rate, enter code CV7 at […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Gaurav Mukherjee on February 17, 2020 at 5:11 am

    —Gaurav Mukherjee, S.J.D. Candidate in Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest. 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, […]

  • How are Constitutional Theocracies Born?
    by Yvonne Tew on February 12, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    —Yvonne Tew, Georgetown University Law Center [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here. For a fuller discussion of the ideas in this post, see Yvonne Tew, Stealth Theocracy, 58 Va. J. Int’l L. 31 (2018). Available at […]

  • Symposium: Football Feminism–Global Governance Perspectives
    by The Editors on February 11, 2020 at 6:25 am

    –The Editors The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice at NYU School Law will host a two-day symposium – Football Feminism: Global Governance Perspectives – on February 24 & 25, 2020. The symposium will bring together scholars and practitioners from around the world to critically examine […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Teodora Miljojkovic on February 10, 2020 at 7:29 am

    —Teodora Miljojkovic, PhD student, Central European University, Budapest/Vienna 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 […]

  • Five Questions with Felicia Caponigri
    by Richard Albert on February 6, 2020 at 5:24 am

    —Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law and Professor of Government, The University of Texas at Austin In “Five Questions” here at I-CONnect, we invite a public law scholar to answer five questions about scholarship. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short video interview with […]

  • Wiley and the European Law Journal
    by Grainne de Burca and J.H.H. Weiler on February 5, 2020 at 3:57 am

    —Gráinne de Búrca & J.H.H. Weiler, Co-Editors-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law It is, we believe, unprecedented that both Editors-in-Chief and the entire Editorial and Scientific Advisory Board of a learned journal should resign en masse in protest at the high-handed behavior of the commercial […]