From the I·CONnect Blog

  • Weak-Form Judicial Review as a Way of Legally Facilitating Constitutional Moments?
    by Richard Mailey on February 22, 2018 at 6:04 am

    —Richard Mailey, University of Trier, Lecturer in English Law and Terminology Since the passage of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982, the idea of “weak-form judicial review”[1] has sparked a significant level of academic interest, and has been adopted in amended form by New Zealand and the UK in the framing […]

  • Article Review: Rajesh K. Reddy on Jessica Eisen’s Animals in the Constitutional State
    by Rajesh K. Reddy on February 20, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    [Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Rajesh K. Reddy reviews Jessica Eisen’s article Animals in the Constitutional State, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. Eisen’s full article is available for free here.] —Rajesh K. Reddy, Interim Director, […]

  • Je Suis Achbita! (I·CON Volume 15, Issue 4: Editorial)
    by J.H.H. Weiler on February 20, 2018 at 12:02 am

    —J.H.H. Weiler, University Professor, European Union Jean Monnet Chair, New York University Law School; Co-Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Constitutional Law Editorial: Je Suis Achbita! Achbita, decided in March 2017 is not a run of the mill case. It raised what I think are hugely difficult conceptual legal issues. It also […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Nausica Palazzo on February 19, 2018 at 10:48 pm

    —Nausica Palazzo, Ph.D. researcher in Comparative Constitutional Law (University of Trento) 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 […]

  • ICON’s Current Issue (Table of Contents)
    by dlandau on February 16, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    Volume 15 Issue 4 Table of Contents Editorial Honor Roll of Reviewers 2017 Articles Jessica Eisen, Animals in the constitutional state William Partlett, The American tradition of constituent power Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg, The forms and limits of constitutions as political insurance Elisa D’Alterio, Integrity of the public sector and […]

  • Fighting the “New Normal,” North and South (I-CONnect Column)
    by Francisca Pou Gimenez on February 14, 2018 at 3:04 pm

    —Francisca Pou Giménez, ITAM, Mexico City [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Maja Sahadžić on February 12, 2018 at 6:18 am

    —Maja Sahadžić, Ph.D. Researcher (University of Antwerp) 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 […]

  • Virtual Bookshelf: A Review of “Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia” by Po Jen Yap
    by Richard Albert on February 9, 2018 at 9:18 pm

    —Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin The concept of constitutional “dialogue” has become prevalent in public law scholarship. The term is commonly used to describe one particular form of interaction between courts and legislatures in connection with the interpretation of constitutional rights–an interaction […]

  • Virtual Bookshelf: A Review of “The Italian Parliament in the European Union” by Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli
    by Richard Albert on February 7, 2018 at 6:29 am

    —Richard Albert, The University of Texas at Austin In the most recent installment in the new Hart Series on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe, Nicola Lupo (LUISS Rome) and Giovanni Piccirilli (LUISS Rome) bring us an edited volume on The Italian Parliament in the European Union (Oxford: Hart 2017). Lupo and Piccirilli have assembled roughly […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Vicente F Benítez R on February 5, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    —Vicente F. Benítez R., JSD student at NYU and Constitutional Law Professor at Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia) 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 […]