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Workshop/Presentation: The Diverse Competences of Constitutional Courts

Over the course of three days from 14-16 December 2015 in Amman, Jordan, the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law hosts a workshop titled The Diverse Competences of Constitutional Courts. CCSDD Researcher, Dr. Francesco Biagi … Continue reading

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Frosini Weighs in on Scottish Independence

On 18th September, the Scottish people will vote in a referendum to decide whether they want to secede from the United Kingdom. In addition to economic and political ramifications, Scottish independence would raise many tricky legal issues, including the newfound country’s status in … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Protection of Canadian First Nations: A Discussion with Dr. Sara Pennicino

Dr. Sara Pennicino is one of CCSDD’s researcheres and a non-tenured research fellow at the University of Padua. She earned her PhD in Comparative Constitutional Law from the University of Siena in 2008, and also holds an undergraduate degree in … Continue reading

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Obamacare Lecture Tomorrow, Catch Up on Past Seminars via the BIPR!

We are excited to be hosting a talk on ‘Obamacare’ tomorrow night by Professor Jason Mazzone, Lynn H. Murray Faculty Scholar in Law at the College of Law, University of Illinois, in Urbana-Champaign, IL. Entitled “Obamacare: Law, Politics, Religion, and Culture”, the seminar is … Continue reading

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Gay Rights Lecture Tonight!

We hope that you enjoyed Norbert Koster’s lecture on Thursday, so much so that you’re already aching to come back for more. As promised, tonight the CCSDD will host the second lecture in the Law Seminar Series (check here for … Continue reading

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A New Academic Year at the CCSDD

With the new academic year in full swing, we figured it was high time to launch this year’s CCSDD Intern Blog. As you may know, the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development (CCSDD) is a research partnership between the … Continue reading

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