We invite you to come present your paper/book on constitutional law/history/politics/theory at the Global Summit on Constitutionalism here at the University of Texas at Austin on March 16-18, 2023. You are welcome to submit an individual paper or a fully-formed panel--or both! The submission deadline is coming up soon: October 26. The Global Summit will also feature these three plenary lecturers. All are welcome!
Published Today | Available in Open-Access
The International Review of Constitutional Reform is the first effort to publish jurisdictional reports--written by scholars and judges--on all types of constitutional reform around the world over the past year. Now in its second year, the IRCR is made available for free thanks to the generosity of the Constitutional Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin in partnership with the International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism.
The Value of Foreign Law
Yesterday, I delivered a lecture at the Supreme Court of Mexico. The title of my remarks was “The Value of Foreign Law.” I identified four purposes for using foreign law in domestic constitutional adjudication, but stressed that there are risks to intermingling foreign and domestic sources of law.