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“European Constitutional Courts and Transitions to Democracy” – Francesco Biagi

We are very pleased to announce that CCSDD Researcher Francesco Biagi’s new book, European Constitutional Courts and Transitions to Democracy, is out! The volume, published by Cambridge University Press, brings together research on democratization processes and constitutional justice by examining … Continue reading

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CCSDD visits Maastricht conference: “EU Agencies as ‘Inbetweeners’? The Relationship between EU Agencies and Member States”

This past Wednesday and Thursday (December 4-5), our very own Dr. Marko Milenkovic took part in the “EU Agencies as ‘Inbetweeners’? The Relationship between EU Agencies and Member States” conference at Maastricht. Dr. Milenkovic served as the chair of panel … Continue reading

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Queen Mate!

December 10, 2019 Justin O. Frosini, Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law In his latest for Eastwest Magazine, Professor Frosini examines the September British court ruling that the prorogation of parliament called by Boris Johnson was illegal, and the ensuing divergent support … Continue reading

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Spring Break Trip to Tunisia

Sabrina Zechmeister, Johns Hopkins SAIS MA candidate and ILAW concentrator, visited Tunisia during spring break, together with a group of fellow SAIS students. During the trip, they had the opportunity to meet representatives of NGOs, the UNHCR and World Bank … Continue reading

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Election update, Author: Miriam Siemes, 23. 11. 2018

The end of an era On October 29, Angela Merkel declared that she would not run for the party chair of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) again, a position she held for the past 18 years. It marks the beginning … Continue reading

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The Polish Constitutional Crisis – a Drama in Three Acts

by Malwina Wojcik On 20 December 2017 the European Commission adopted a Reasoned Proposal for a Council Decision regarding the systematic violations of the rule of law in Poland, taking the first step to an unprecedented launch of the Art. … Continue reading

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Conference on Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives – Call for papers

The third Annual Illinois-Bologna Conference on Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives will be held in Bologna, Italy, on November 13 and 14, 2017. The conference keynote speaker will be Giuliano Amato, Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy, former Prime Minister … Continue reading

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