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  • Symposium | Part II | Reducing the Size of the Italian Parliament: Why I Will Be Voting No
    by admin on September 17, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    [Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a four-part symposium on the upcoming Italian constitutional referendum on the reduction of members of the Parliament. This is the third entry of the symposium, which was kindly organized by Antonia Baraggia. Her introduction is available here.] —Francesca Rosa, Professor of Comparative Public […]

  • Symposium | Part I | Reducing the Size of the Italian Parliament: A Limited Constitutional Reform with No Risks and Some Benefits
    by admin on September 16, 2020 at 9:11 am

    [Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a four-part symposium on the upcoming Italian constitutional referendum on the reduction of members of the Parliament. This is the second entry of the symposium, which was kindly organized by Antonia Baraggia. Her introduction is available here.] Carlo Fusaro, Professor of Comparative Public Law, […]

  • Silwad Municipality v. The Knesset: The Invalidation of the Settlement Regularization Law and its Aftermath
    by admin on September 15, 2020 at 7:37 pm

    —Tamar Hostovsky-Brandes, Ono Academic College Faculty of Law Introduction On June 9, 2020, the Israeli Supreme Court delivered its decision in the case of Silwad Municipality v. The Knesset, regarding the Settlement Regularization Law (the “Law”), enacted by the Knesset in 2017. The Court invalidated the Law by an 8 to 1 majority, […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by admin on September 15, 2020 at 1:07 am

    –Boldizsár-Szentgáli Tóth, Research Fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Etvos Loránd University Developments in Constitutional Courts The Supreme Court of India agreed to examine if religious places of all faiths can be reopened. The Supreme Court of Latvia organized a public survey on the issues of the rule of law. Kore […]

  • Symposium | Introduction | Reducing the Size of the Italian Parliament: Lights and Shadows of a Controversial Constitutional Amendment
    by Antonia Baraggia on September 13, 2020 at 7:26 pm

    [Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a four-part symposium on the upcoming Italian constitutional referendum on the reduction of members of the Parliament.  This symposium is organized by Antonia Baraggia, who has written today’s Introduction to the symposium.] Antonia Baraggia, Assistant Professor of Comparative Law, University […]

  • Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform
    by admin on September 11, 2020 at 2:40 pm

    [Editor’s Note: ICONnect is publishing a series of book reviews that recently ran in ICON (Volume 18, Issue 2: July 2020) on “Law and Gender in the Literature.”] Libby Adler. Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform.  Duke University Press,  2018 (paperback). Pp.  288. $26.95. ISBN: 9780822371496. Estefanía Vela […]

  • Bureaucracy and Vulnerability in the (Digital) Administrative State
    by admin on September 9, 2020 at 5:55 pm

    —Sofia Ranchordas, University of Groningen [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. For more information about our four columnists for 2020, please click here.] President Ronald Reagan famously said, “The nine scariest words in English are: “I’m from the Government and I’m here to help.” This statement, intended […]

  • What’s New in Public Law
    by admin on September 7, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Vini Singh, Assistant Professor & Doctoral Research Scholar, National Law University Jodhpur, India. 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 […]

  • ICON Book Review: Gender, Alterity and Human Rights: Freedom in a Fishbowl
    by admin on September 3, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    [Editor’s Note: Over the next several weeks, the ICONnect blog is publishing a series of book reviews that recently ran in ICON (Volume 18, Issue 2: July 2020) on “Law and Gender in the Literature.”] Ratna Kapur. Gender, Alterity and Human Rights: Freedom in a Fishbowl.  Edward Elgar Publishing,  2018 (hardback). Pp.  328. £90.00. […]

  • ICON Book Review: Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis
    by admin on September 3, 2020 at 12:41 am

    [Editor’s Note: ICONnect is publishing a series of book reviews that recently ran in ICON (Volume 18, Issue 2: July 2020) on “Law and Gender in the Literature.”] Ruth Rubio-Marín and Will Kymlicka eds. Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis.  Oxford University Press,  2018 (hardback). Pp.  304. £65.00. ISBN: […]