From the I·CONnect Blog

  • Constitutional Retrogression in Indonesia
    by Abdurrachman Satrio on February 15, 2019 at 6:57 am

    –Abdurrachman Satrio, Researcher at the Center for State Policy Studies, Faculty of Law, Padjadjaran University Constitutional retrogression, as defined by Aziz Huq and Tom Ginsburg, occurs when democratically elected rulers use formal legal measures to undermine democracy gradually.[1] In this post, I will argue that Indonesia – the […]

  • Five Questions with Elaine Mak
    by Richard Albert on February 14, 2019 at 5:34 pm

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

  • Russia’s Contested Constitutional Review
    by dlandau on February 13, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    —William Partlett, Melbourne Law School [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 columnists for […]

  • Book Review: Odile Ammann on “Constituent Assemblies” (Jon Elster et al., eds.)
    by Odile Ammann on February 12, 2019 at 6:47 am

    [Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Odile Ammann reviews Constituent Assemblies (Jon Elster, Roberto Gargarella, Vatsal Naresh & Bjorn Erik Rasch, eds., Cambridge 2018) –Odile Ammann, University of Zurich In the legal history of a State (or, for that matter, of any […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by Chiara Graziani on February 11, 2019 at 7:46 am

    —Chiara Graziani, Ph.D. Candidate and Research Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Genoa (Italy) 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 […]

  • Works-in-Progress Roundtable in Comparative Law–The University of Texas at Austin–May 21, 2019
    by Richard Albert on February 10, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Constitutional Studies Program at The University of Texas at Austin and the Institute for Transnational Law at The University of Texas at Austin in cooperation with the Section on Comparative Law Association of American Law Schools invite submissions for WORKS-IN-PROGRESS ROUNDTABLE IN COMPARATIVE LAW Convened by Richard Albert (Texas) Lauren […]

  • Five Questions with David Kenny
    by Richard Albert on February 8, 2019 at 6:50 am

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

  • Special Announcement–Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law
    by Richard Albert on February 7, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    —Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor of Law, The University of Texas at Austin In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law, I have created a new award to recognize untenured scholars at AALS Member Schools for excellence in comparative law. I invite our readers to submit nominations for the award, […]

  • Democracy and the Monarchy in Malaysia
    by Dian A H Shah on February 6, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    —Dian A H Shah, National University Singapore Faculty of Law [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 aboutRead Mor […]

  • Special Announcement: I-CONnect Columnists for 2019
    by David Landau on February 5, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    —David Landau, Florida State University College of Law The editors of I-CONnect are pleased to announce our new slate of columnists for 2019: Dian A H Shah, William Partlett, Paola Bergallo, and Jill Goldenziel. We are confident that they will provide a diverse and fascinating set of voices, representing a range of regional and […]