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Conference: The Law & Politics of Brexit: Constitutional Challenges in Regional and European Perspectives

A conference entitled ‘The Law and Politics of Brexit: Constitutional Challenges in Regional and European Perspectives’ will take place from 20–21 April at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University. … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: European Court of Justice Allows Bans on Religious Dress in the Workplace

By Eva Brems, a Professor of human rights law at Ghent University (Belgium). She is a member of the Executive Committee of the IACL. Background For decades now, the Islamic … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Invitation for Applications for Foreign Law Clerks: Constitutional Court of South Africa, February 2017

The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks. Candidates … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: Constitutional Aspects of Treaty Withdrawal — South Africa and the Rome Statute

By Dr Caitlin Goss. Dr Goss is a Lecturer in Law at the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland, Australia. She completed her doctoral studies at the … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Book Translation: ‘Poverty and Fundamental Rights’ by David Bilchitz

Poverty and Fundamental Rights (Oxford University Press, 2007), a book which provides a justification for and approach to determining the content of socio-economic rights, has just been translated into Spanish. … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Book: Surveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations

The International Association of Constitutional Law and the Constitutional Responses to Terrorism Research Group are pleased to announce the publication of Surveillance, Privacy and Trans-Atlantic Relations, edited by David D Cole, Federico … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Analysis: The 2017 Constitutional Reforms in Turkey: Removal of Parliamentarism or Democracy?

By Professor Selin Esen, Professor of Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law at Ankara University, Turkey. Professor Esen is a member of the IACL executive committee. The Grand National … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment