PART II: Is the institutional crisis in Italy over? Surely a storm, maybe indicating a climate change.
This is Part II of a 2-part post. Part I is available here. By Giovanni Piccirilli The second part of Mattarella’s speech gave broader reasons why he could not accept Prof. … Continue reading
Is the institutional crisis in Italy over? Surely a storm, maybe indicating a climate change.
This is part I of a 2-part post. Part II will be published on 8 June By Giovanni Piccirilli Italy is facing one of the deepest constitutional crisis in its … Continue reading
Public Consultation in Constitution Making – The Sri Lankan Experiment
By Dr. Dinesha Samararatne Public consultation is increasingly described as an essential ingredient in constitution-making and as one that performs a legitimation function. Citizens are considered as having a right … Continue reading
Symposium: Crisis at the Supreme Court of India? ‘Appointments, accountability and independence: the Indian Supreme Court at a crossroads’
The Supreme Court of India (SCI), arguably the most powerful Court in the world, occupies an unusually prominent position within discussions of Indian constitutionalism. Recent accounts of the SCI are … Continue reading
The problem with Iceland’s proposed ban on circumcision
A proposal to ban circumcision for non-medical reasons in Iceland has generated a heated debate over whether banning the practice would amount to an attack on religious freedom. Iddo Porat argues that … Continue reading
Just Published: The Veiled Sceptre – Reserve Powers of Heads of State in Westminster Systems
This post is in conversation with Professor Anne Twomey, author of the recently published book The Veiled Sceptre – Reserve Powers of Heads of State in Westminster Systems. Tell us a … Continue reading
New Title from Hart Publishing: The National Security Constitution
The National Security Constitution Paul F Scott This book addresses the various ways in which modern approaches to the protection of national security have impacted upon the constitutional order of … Continue reading
Call for Papers: Between Centralised Federalism and Regionalised Centralism: Varieties of Territorial Organizaton in Latin America.
Verfassung und Recht in Übersees/Law and Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America welcomes submissions for the forthcoming special issue: Between Centralized Federalism and Regionalized Centralism: Varieties of Territorial … Continue reading
Symposium: Crisis at the Supreme Court of India? – ‘Yes, Master of Roster’
The Supreme Court of India (“Court”) has, for much of its life, seen low rates of dissent. While the rate of non-unanimity, somewhat respectably, hovered at around 8.4 per cent … Continue reading
Call for Submissions: Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2018
Indian Law Review aims to publish at least one Literature Review (of around 10,000 words, including footnotes) in every volume. We envisage a Literature Review will not only comprehensively survey existing … Continue reading