From the I·CONnect Blog

  • Convocatoria Primer Número en Español: International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON)
    by admin on May 30, 2020 at 1:40 am

    El International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON) tiene el placer de invitar a la comunidad académica hispanoparlante a enviar artículos originales para ser publicados en el primer número que ICON publicará completamente en español.   ICON busca generar un espacio internacional para la comunidad […]

  • Five Questions with Ana Robalinho
    by Richard Albert on May 28, 2020 at 2:25 pm

    —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 […]

  • Governments of National Unity: A Potential Solution to Legitimacy Crises Caused by the Pandemic
    by admin on May 27, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    —Alexander Hudson, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] One of the social distancing measures that some governments have considered (or indeed already […]

  • COVID-19 and the Bound Executive
    by admin on May 26, 2020 at 2:38 pm

    —Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago, and Mila Versteeg, University of Virginia The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a wide variety of governmental responses as it makes its way around the globe, and scholars have been tracking them from many different angles. In a new paper, we argue that the pandemic response should modify our understanding […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by admin on May 25, 2020 at 4:21 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 […]

  • Special Undergraduate Series–COVID-19: The Indian Supreme Court’s Abdication of Constitutional Duty
    by admin on May 23, 2020 at 6:20 am

    Special Series: Perspectives from Undergraduate Law StudentsLL.B. Student Contribution —Prannv Dhawan, National Law School of India University, and Anmol Jain, National Law University, Jodhpur Judicial restraint is necessary in dealing with the powers of another co-ordinate bench of the government; but restraint cannot imply abdication of […]

  • Pandemic and States of Emergency: A Comparative Perspective
    by admin on May 22, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    –Alejandro Cortés-Arbeláez, Universidad El Bosque[1] In recent constitutional debates there has been an ongoing discussion about the use and abuse of states of emergency as a tool for implementing drastic measures in order to stop, or at least slow down, the pandemic of the new coronavirus SARS-COV2, which causes the COVID-19 […]

  • ICON Volume 18, Issue 1: Editorial
    by admin on May 21, 2020 at 2:50 pm

    COVID-19 and I•CON [The editorial on COVID-19 and I•CON was already run on the ICONnect blog and can be found here.] We invited Marta Cartabia, member of I•CON’s Advisory Board and President of the Italian Constitutional Court, to write a Guest Editorial. Courts’ relations In her seminal book Law’s Relations, which […]

  • Five Questions with Oran Doyle
    by Richard Albert on May 20, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    —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 research, writing, and scholarship. This edition of “Five Questions” features a short […]

  • ICON’s Latest Issue: Table of Contents
    by admin on May 19, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    Volume 18 Issue 1 Table of Contents Editorial Afterword: Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar and their critics Michèle Finck, Constitutional imaginations of the state: Afterword to the Foreword by Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar Jaclyn L. Neo, Space still matters: Toward even more pluralism in public law: Afterword to the Foreword by Ran Hirschl […]