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Legislation as a Method of Constitutional Reform: An Alternative to Formal Amendment?

  By Dr Lael K Weis A striking feature of current debates about constitutional reform in Australia is the evident interest in exploring legislative alternatives to formal amendment. Although this … Continue reading

March 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Administrative Discretion: a comparative analysis

Marcelo Figueiredo is a lawyer, jurist and legal advisor in São Paulo, Brazil.  He is also an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo Law School, … Continue reading

March 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

New Belgian Gender Recognition Act: shouldn’t self-determination also include non-binary people?

  By Pieter Cannoot The new Belgian Gender Recognition Act (GRA) entered into force on 1 January 2018. The Act was welcomed by many trans people, activists and other experts. … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

New Titles from Hart Publishing

Australian Constitutional Values Edited by Ros Dixon Vigorous debate exists among constitutional scholars as to the appropriate ‘modalities’ of constitutional argument, and their relative weight. Many scholars, however, argue that one … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

Free, prior and informed consent of indigenous peoples: a fundamental right

Konstantin Gerber is a lawyer, doctorate student and has a master’s in legal philosophy from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. He is also a member of the IACL Social … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

Call for Submissions: Workshop #22 of the World Congress of Constitutional Law on ‘Internet in the Age of Ordinary Terrorism’. 18-22 June, Seoul 2018

A reminder to all our IACL Blog readers that it is still possible to submit an abstract to the World Congress. Submissions of proposals to the Workshop will be open … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Call for Submissions: Workshop #10 of the World Congress of Constitutional Law on ‘Children in Violent Conflict Zones’. 18-22 June 2018, Seoul.

A reminder to all our IACL Blog readers that it is still possible to submit an abstract to the World Congress. Submissions of proposals to the Workshop will be open … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment