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2018 Elections in Turkey - What did change?

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In the second part of a two part post Selin Esen discusses the 2018 elections in Turkey, and how the recent constitutional reforms facilitated the running of an unfair election. 

Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Access to Legal Abortion

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In our latest post, Stephanie Palmer compares the  recent seismic shift in Ireland regarding access to legal abortion with Northern Ireland, where abortion will remain restricted in almost all circumstances.

Between a Rock and a Sacred Place - Protecting Indigenous Land in Canada

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In our latest post, Kirsten Anker discusses how litigation to protect Indigenous territories can fall in the gap between the protection of property and the metaphysical understanding of religious beliefs.

Challenging All-Male Judicial Appointments in Italy

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Tania Groppi shares a letter female members of the Italian Association of Constitutional Law have sent to the Italian Parliament protesting exclusively male appointments to the country's judicial councils. 

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Prof. Tonja Jacobi and Prof. Matthew Sag are pleased to announce the launch of their new website focused on data-driven analysis of oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, at ScotusOA.com

Call for Applications: Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellowships

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Applications are welcome for the Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellowship in the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law (Melbourne Law School) for visits of up to two months.


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