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Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.881, h-index: 38)
Adaptation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 4)
Aesthetic Surgery J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.538, h-index: 35)
African Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59, SJR: 1.512, h-index: 46)
Age and Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 85, SJR: 1.611, h-index: 107)
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American Entomologist     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
American Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 138, SJR: 0.652, h-index: 43)
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American J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 170, SJR: 3.047, h-index: 201)
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American J. of Jurisprudence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
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BioScience     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 2.374, h-index: 154)
Bioscience Horizons : The National Undergraduate Research J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 9)
Biostatistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.955, h-index: 55)
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Brain     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 61, SJR: 6.097, h-index: 264)
Briefings in Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 4.086, h-index: 73)
Briefings in Functional Genomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.771, h-index: 50)
British J. for the Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 1.267, h-index: 38)
British J. of Aesthetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.217, h-index: 18)
British J. of Criminology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 528, SJR: 1.373, h-index: 62)
British J. of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 83, SJR: 0.771, h-index: 53)
British Medical Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.391, h-index: 84)
British Yearbook of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.474, h-index: 31)
Cambridge J. of Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58, SJR: 0.957, h-index: 59)
Cambridge J. of Regions, Economy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.067, h-index: 22)
Cambridge Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 7)
Capital Markets Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Carcinogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.439, h-index: 167)
Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 2.897, h-index: 175)
Cerebral Cortex     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 4.827, h-index: 192)
CESifo Economic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.501, h-index: 19)
Chemical Senses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.436, h-index: 76)
Children and Schools     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.211, h-index: 18)
Chinese J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.737, h-index: 11)
Chinese J. of Intl. Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.238, h-index: 15)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.191, h-index: 8)
Classical Receptions J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 3)
Clinical Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59, SJR: 4.742, h-index: 261)
Clinical Kidney J.     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.338, h-index: 19)
Community Development J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.47, h-index: 28)
Computer J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.371, h-index: 47)
Conservation Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Contemporary Women's Writing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 3)
Contributions to Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.313, h-index: 10)
Critical Values     Full-text available via subscription  
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Current Zoology     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.999, h-index: 20)
Database : The J. of Biological Databases and Curation     Open Access   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.068, h-index: 24)
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.296, h-index: 22)
DNA Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 2.42, h-index: 77)
Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Early Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.124, h-index: 11)
Economic Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 63, SJR: 2.052, h-index: 52)
ELT J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.26, h-index: 23)
English Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51, SJR: 0.311, h-index: 10)
English: J. of the English Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.144, h-index: 3)
Environmental Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.791, h-index: 66)
Environmental Epigenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Environmental History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.197, h-index: 25)
EP-Europace     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.201, h-index: 71)
Epidemiologic Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.917, h-index: 81)
ESHRE Monographs     Hybrid Journal  
Essays in Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 6)
European Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 6.997, h-index: 227)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 2.044, h-index: 58)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Heart J. - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart J. Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.152, h-index: 31)
European J. of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.568, h-index: 104)
European J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 159, SJR: 0.722, h-index: 38)
European J. of Orthodontics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.09, h-index: 60)
European J. of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.284, h-index: 64)
European Review of Agricultural Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.549, h-index: 42)
European Review of Economic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.628, h-index: 24)
European Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 2.061, h-index: 53)
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Family Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.048, h-index: 77)
Fems Microbiology Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.687, h-index: 115)
Fems Microbiology Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.126, h-index: 118)
Fems Microbiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 7.587, h-index: 150)
Fems Yeast Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.213, h-index: 66)
Foreign Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.859, h-index: 10)
Forestry: An Intl. J. of Forest Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.903, h-index: 44)
Forum for Modern Language Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.108, h-index: 6)
French History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 10)
French Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.119, h-index: 7)
French Studies Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 3)
Gastroenterology Report     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Genome Biology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.22, h-index: 39)
Geophysical J. Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 1.839, h-index: 119)
German History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.437, h-index: 13)
GigaScience     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Global Summitry     Hybrid Journal  
Glycobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.692, h-index: 101)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.505, h-index: 40)
Health Education Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.814, h-index: 80)
Health Policy and Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.628, h-index: 66)
Health Promotion Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.664, h-index: 60)
History Workshop J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.313, h-index: 20)
Holocaust and Genocide Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.115, h-index: 13)
Human Molecular Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 4.288, h-index: 233)
Human Reproduction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 79, SJR: 2.271, h-index: 179)
Human Reproduction Update     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 4.678, h-index: 128)
Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.7, h-index: 21)
ICES J. of Marine Science: J. du Conseil     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53, SJR: 1.233, h-index: 88)
ICSID Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
ILAR J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.099, h-index: 51)
IMA J. of Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.329, h-index: 26)
IMA J. of Management Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.351, h-index: 20)
IMA J. of Mathematical Control and Information     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.661, h-index: 28)
IMA J. of Numerical Analysis - advance access     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 2.032, h-index: 44)
Industrial and Corporate Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.37, h-index: 81)
Industrial Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.184, h-index: 15)
Information and Inference     Free  
Integrative and Comparative Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.911, h-index: 90)
Interacting with Computers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.529, h-index: 59)
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.743, h-index: 35)
Intl. Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52, SJR: 1.264, h-index: 53)
Intl. Data Privacy Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Intl. Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.835, h-index: 15)
Intl. Immunology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.613, h-index: 111)
Intl. J. for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 1.593, h-index: 69)
Intl. J. of Constitutional Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.613, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 147, SJR: 4.381, h-index: 145)
Intl. J. of Law and Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.247, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Law, Policy and the Family     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.307, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Lexicography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.404, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Low-Carbon Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.457, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Neuropsychopharmacology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.69, h-index: 79)
Intl. J. of Public Opinion Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.906, h-index: 33)
Intl. J. of Refugee Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 21)
Intl. J. of Transitional Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.833, h-index: 12)
Intl. Mathematics Research Notices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 2.052, h-index: 42)
Intl. Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 1.339, h-index: 19)
Intl. Relations of the Asia-Pacific     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.539, h-index: 17)
Intl. Studies Perspectives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.998, h-index: 28)
Intl. Studies Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 2.184, h-index: 68)
Intl. Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.783, h-index: 38)
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.155, h-index: 4)
ITNOW     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 4)
J. of African Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.647, h-index: 30)
J. of American History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 0.286, h-index: 34)
J. of Analytical Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.038, h-index: 60)
J. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 2.157, h-index: 149)
J. of Antitrust Enforcement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Applied Poultry Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.563, h-index: 43)
J. of Biochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 1.341, h-index: 96)
J. of Chromatographic Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.448, h-index: 42)
J. of Church and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.167, h-index: 11)
J. of Competition Law and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.442, h-index: 16)
J. of Complex Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.165, h-index: 5)
J. of Conflict and Security Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.196, h-index: 15)
J. of Consumer Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 43, SJR: 4.896, h-index: 121)
J. of Crohn's and Colitis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.543, h-index: 37)
J. of Cybersecurity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.69, h-index: 36)
J. of Design History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.166, h-index: 14)
J. of Economic Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.894, h-index: 76)
J. of Economic Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 2.909, h-index: 69)
J. of Environmental Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.457, h-index: 20)
J. of European Competition Law & Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
J. of Experimental Botany     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 2.798, h-index: 163)
J. of Financial Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.314, h-index: 27)
J. of Global Security Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of Heredity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.024, h-index: 76)
J. of Hindu Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.186, h-index: 3)
J. of Hip Preservation Surgery     Open Access  
J. of Human Rights Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.399, h-index: 10)
J. of Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 4, h-index: 209)
J. of Insect Science     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.388, h-index: 31)

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  • Cooperative Brexit: Giving back control over trade policy *
    • Authors: Streinz T; , .
      Pages: 271 - 290
      Abstract: We invited Thomas Streinz, Fellow at the Institute for International Law and Justice, NYU School of Law, to contribute a Guest Editorial to our Journal. Taking Joseph Weiler’s recent Editorial, “The Case for a Kinder, Gentler Brexit”, as its starting point, Mr Streinz argues that the principle of “sincere cooperation” requires the Union and a departing member state to pursue a “cooperative” approach to withdrawal, and applies that proposition to the contested area of trade policy in the context of the United Kingdom’s impending withdrawal from the Union.
      PubDate: 2017-06-29
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox048
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • The times they are a-changin’ . . .: Challenges in Latin America
    • Authors: Álvarez R.
      Pages: 291 - 295
      PubDate: 2017-06-29
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox044
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Rethinking judicial empowerment: The new foundations of constitutional
           justice
    • Authors: Brinks DM; Blass A.
      Pages: 296 - 331
      Abstract: AbstractDespite growing attention to the causes and consequences of judicial empowerment and the judicialization of politics, there is no consensus on the concept or the measure of formal judicial power. We present an original and comprehensive conceptual framework that includes three dimensions. The first is ex ante autonomy, which is concerned with pluralism in the process of appointing justices, and with the ability of a single outside actor to control appointments. The second is ex post autonomy, which measures the extent to which a single actor can shape and manipulate the incentives of sitting justices. The last is the court’s scope of authority, which evaluates the court’s ability to intervene decisively on a broad range of politically relevant issues, on behalf of a broad range of actors. We argue that high and low levels of autonomy and authority interact to produce qualitatively different models of constitutional justice, reflecting differences in the goals of political actors to design courts as mechanisms of governance. We apply the framework in the context of formal institutional changes to courts in Latin America over thirty-five years. The results reveal several important insights not captured by purely additive or one-dimensional measures of judicial empowerment. We show that designers increasingly prefer tradeoffs among dimensions rather than across-the-board increases in formal autonomy and authority, and discuss the implications of these results.
      PubDate: 2017-06-29
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox045
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • The forgotten people in Brazilian constitutionalism: Revisiting behavior
           strategic analyses of regime transitions
    • Authors: Benvindo J.
      Pages: 332 - 357
      Abstract: AbstractStrategic behavior and game theory models of regime transitions have long dominated the constitutional and political science landscape. Even so, disagreements, controversies, and dilemmas over the causes and consequences of the process of democratization are the norm among those distinct theories, bringing about a great deal of inconsistency. Particularly intriguing, however, is the fact that, while normally focusing on the strategic behavior of political and economic elites, little attention has been given to the distinct groups of civil society which, through different means, have taken on a fundamental role during those transitions in building a new constitutional and democratic order. This article challenges those theories by diachronically revisiting the literature about the Brazilian Constituent Assembly of 1987/1988, a paradigmatic example of a constitutional moment marked by such conflicting interpretations. By bringing the “forgotten people” to the forefront, it concludes that perhaps those theories’ pessimistic stress on the behavior of the ruling elites might not be enough to cope with the un controllable power of popular masses and the paradoxical nature of constitutional democracy.
      PubDate: 2017-06-29
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox020
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Democracy and regional human rights courts: An introduction
    • Authors: Follesdal A.
      Pages: 358 - 358
      Abstract: The regional human rights courts in Europe and the Americas have a complex relationship with democracy. On the one hand, they were established to protect democracy (and the fundamental rights on which democracy depends) and to serve as “alarm bells” to facilitate detection and early intervention if tyranny nevertheless threatened. On the other hand, however, specific procedures and practices of these courts, or certain forms of adjudicative activity, may threaten or undermine stable democratic self-governance. History has shown that the work of the European and Inter-American courts has, at times, both augmented and challenged democracy in their respective member jurisdictions. This symposium addresses certain aspects of this tension. It consists of articles first presented at a World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy in Washington DC in 2015 at the initiative of Andreas Follesdal, Co-Director of PluriCourts—a Research Center at the University of Oslo committed to the study of the legitimacy of international courts.
      PubDate: 2017-06-29
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox037
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Exporting the margin of appreciation: Lessons for the Inter-American Court
           of Human Rights
    • Authors: Follesdal A.
      Pages: 359 - 371
      Abstract: AbstractWhat might the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) gain from a ‘judicial dialogue’ with the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in the form of borrowing the ECtHR’s margin of appreciation doctrine' Arguably, a favorable interpretation of the vague margin of appreciation doctrine allows the ECtHR to provide both human rights protection and deference to domestic democratic decision-making. This may guide the IACtHR’s attempt to respect both the American Convention on Human Rights and its sovereign creators. In particular, the ECtHR’s Doctrine may illustrate how these regional courts can interact with states that violate the respective conventions after less than fully democratic processes—in the eyes of the courts. The same margin of appreciation doctrine may justify more or less sovereignty-invading stances by both the IACtHR and by the ECtHR, depending on to the different levels of entrenchment of a democratic culture and rule of law in the state of concern, and depending on the actual deliberations carried out in the particular case.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox019
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • New remedial responses in the practice of regional human rights courts:
           Purposes beyond compensation
    • Authors: Cornejo Chavez L.
      Pages: 372 - 392
      Abstract: AbstractIn theory, remedies ordered by regional human rights courts aim at the full reparation of the consequences of a human rights violation (restitutio in integrum). In spite of this premise, both the European and the Inter-American Courts of Human Rights have traditionally focused on the provision of pecuniary and non-pecuniary remedies for repairing actual damage directly caused by said violations. On the few occasions where the courts have been asked to grant remedies beyond a compensatory aim, they have refused to do so, declaring that these types of remedies do not fall within their competence. This article takes issue with these declarations and, through an analysis of selected case law, demonstrates that the practice of both regional courts has changed. They, each in their own way, have started to use remedial measures as an instrument that is not solely directed at compensation, but also at cessation, deterrence, and policy-making.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox018
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Subsidiarity, margin of appreciation and international adjudication within
           a cooperative conception of human rights
    • Authors: Vila M.
      Pages: 393 - 413
      Abstract: AbstractThe projected inclusion of the subsidiarity principle and the margin of appreciation doctrine in the preamble to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) is a legal turn that deserves special attention. Is it a welcomed reform which will enhance the Strasbourg Court’s often-questioned legitimacy vis-à-vis member states' Does it represent, as some non-governmental organizations have claimed, a setback for human rights in Europe' This article elaborates on these questions by first entering into the current debate on the nature of human rights. I suggest that a “cooperative” political understanding of these rights, which is based on claims of relational justice, is a suitable ground for a normative theory of international human rights adjudication. I then use this political conception to present a non-statist reading of the subsidiarity principle, which is in accord with an incrementalist approach to human rights requirements and with a rationalized version of the margin of appreciation doctrine. My holistic reading is consistent with the axiological aims of the ECHR system as a regional driver of human rights protection without damaging Strasbourg’s legitimacy.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox035
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • The final word' Constitutional dialogue and the Inter-American Court
           of Human Rights
    • Authors: Contesse J.
      Pages: 414 - 435
      Abstract: AbstractIn this article, I discuss the ways in which the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) may address cases adopting a novel approach to legal adjudication—one that relies on domestic notions of constitutional law carried out by domestic jurisdictions. Most scholarship on the inter-American human rights system assumes a top-down approach, whereby the Court dictates what countries must do. I offer an alternative, bottom-up, approach that could advance the Court’s legitimacy, especially in the face of criticism by countries, legal scholars and advocates for the Court’s decisions as an illegitimate intervention into domestic affairs. To this end, I examine the conventionality control doctrine, whereby domestic judges are expected to decide as if they were “inter-American human rights judges,” and I discuss two decisions that shed light on the IACtHR’s bottom-up model of constitutional dialogue with domestic jurisdictions.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox034
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • The final word' Constitutional dialogue and the Inter-American Court
           of Human Rights: A reply to Jorge Contesse
    • Authors: Carozza PG; González P.
      Pages: 436 - 442
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox021
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • The final word' Constitutional dialogue and the Inter-American Court
           of Human Rights: A rejoinder to Paolo Carozza and Pablo González
           Domínguez
    • Authors: Contesse J.
      Pages: 443 - 446
      Abstract: I am grateful to Paolo Carozza and Pablo González Domínguez for their insightful response to my article.11 I am thankful as well to I·CON for inviting me to reply.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox036
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • From abusive constitutionalism to a multilayered understanding of
           constitutionalism: Lessons from Latin America
    • Authors: González-Jácome J.
      Pages: 447 - 468
      Abstract: AbstractThis article criticizes some of the implications of the recently coined notions of “abusive” and “authoritarian” constitutionalism. It argues that these terms assume that constitutions are merely higher law, and lose sight of the fact that they are also political documents that gain meaning due to the domestic and global power struggles. In light of this one-sided notion of constitutionalism, these terms generally imply that constitutions fail in places where amendment mechanisms are simply instruments for maintaining would-be autocrats in power. Reforms are thus necessary to limit amendment mechanisms. Focusing on the deployment of constituent power in Latin America during the 1990s—especially in Venezuela and Colombia—this article reacts against the fiction of “failed law” and uses the idea of constitutions-as-politics to show that amendment mechanisms in the region are related not only to the consolidation of power of authoritarian leaders, but also to domestic disputes around constitutional arrangements that limited democracy during the twentieth century and to the adoption of or resistance to new ideas about economic development in the transition from import substitution industrialization (ISI) to market-oriented reforms. The use of constituent power in Latin America has many faces and this article stresses the political debate, an issue largely forgotten by comparative constitutional scholars.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox017
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Birth and decay of the Chilean Constitutional Tribunal (1970–1973) The
           irony of a wrong electoral prediction
    • Authors: Verdugo S.
      Pages: 469 - 494
      Abstract: AbstractScholars debate about why constitution-makers create constitutional courts, and what the conditions are for making these tribunals politically relevant. This article examines how the understudied Chilean 1970–1973 Constitutional Tribunal has contributed to this discussion. That Tribunal was created in 1970, through an error made by constitution-amenders who believed that someone else was going to be elected president. Although the Tribunal generally benefited the unexpectedly elected president (Allende), it finally lost its relevance because of its refusal to alleviate a significant political conflict. Judicial review theories based on rights and political competition are not applicable to the Chilean case. The separation of powers theory, which claims that constitutional courts develop because of their function in solving inter-branch disputes, partly explains the creation of the Tribunal. However, the Chilean example suggests that that theory does not apply in highly controversial contexts.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox022
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Developments in Brazilian constitutional law: The year 2016 in review
    • Authors: Barroso L; Benvindo J, Osorio A.
      Pages: 495 - 505
      Abstract: AbstractBrazilian constitutional law was the subject of intense debate in 2016. Amid a political and economic crisis, the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) was called upon to intervene in several core political, economic, and social controversies. Taking the position as arbiter of national disputes, it was nonetheless thrust into the heart of the crisis. This report examines the developments in Brazilian Constitutional Law by focusing on the main controversies and major cases decided by the STF in 2016, such as the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff, the enforcement of criminal sentences, the unconstitutionality of the incidence of the crime of abortion, health rights litigation, among others. It also looks into some of the STF’s longstanding flaws, such as its justices’ unbalanced powers and inability to deliver an “opinion of the Court.” As a court that has progressively gained strength and decided on matters of substantial political impact, moral disagreement, and social rights, for instance, it concludes that the comparative constitutional law field should pay more attention to the developments of the Brazilian Supreme Court.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox038
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Developments in the Commonwealth Caribbean The year 2016 in review
    • Authors: O’Brien D.
      Pages: 506 - 514
      Abstract: AbstractThis article reviews a number of key constitutional developments that occurred in the Caribbean region during 2016. These include: the orderly transfer of power following elections in Jamaica and St Lucia, confirming the region’s continuing commitment to parliamentary democracy in the post-independence era; the overwhelming rejection of proposals to amend the country’s Constitution by voters in a referendum in Grenada; the announcement of plans to hold constitutional referendums in Barbados and Jamaica on whether to replace the Queen with a ceremonial president; the 50th anniversary of Barbados and Guyana’s independence; and a review of how homosexuality should be treated by the law by both the Supreme Court of Justice in Belize and the Caribbean Court of Justice.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox047
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • High Courts and Economic Governance in Argentina and Brazil
    • Authors: Gorzoni P.
      Pages: 515 - 518
      Abstract: KapiszewskiDiana, High Courts and Economic Governance in Argentina and Brazil. Cambridge University Press, 2012. $113.00. ISBN: 9781107008281.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox028
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Making Brazil Work: Checking the President in a Multiparty System
    • Authors: da Silva V.
      Pages: 519 - 525
      Abstract: MeloMarcus André & PereiraCarlos. Making Brazil Work: Checking the President in a Multiparty System. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Pp xx + 212. $ 100.00. ISBN: 9781137310842.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox032
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Constituição e Direito das Mulheres: Uma Análise dos Esterótipos de
           Gênero na Assembleia Constituinte e suas consequências no Texto
           Constitucional
    • Authors: Bernardes M.
      Pages: 525 - 529
      Abstract: de OliveiraAdriana Vidal. Constituição e Direito das Mulheres: Uma Análise dos Esterótipos de Gênero na Assembleia Constituinte e suas consequências no Texto Constitucional. Juruá Editora. 2015, 473 pp. BRL 129.90. ISBN: 978853624939-1.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox024
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Judicialização ou representação': Política, direito e democracia
           no Brasil
    • Authors: da Silva MO.
      Pages: 530 - 535
      Abstract: PogrebinschiThamy. Judicialização ou representação': Política, direito e democracia no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier, 2011. BRL 59.90. ISBN: 9788535251517.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox033
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • La doctrina del precedente en la Corte Suprema
    • Authors: Legarre S.
      Pages: 535 - 538
      Abstract: GarayAlberto F.. La doctrina del precedente en la Corte Suprema. AbeledoPerrot, 2013. Pp. 417. Price: ARS 862. ISBN: 9789502025100.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox029
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Obligatoriedad atenuada de la jurisprudencia de la Corte Suprema de
           Justicia de la Nación
    • Authors: Bianchi AB.
      Pages: 538 - 541
      Abstract: LegarreSantiago. Obligatoriedad atenuada de la jurisprudencia de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación. Ábaco, 2016. Pp. 198. ARS 410.00. ISBN: 9789505693047.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox046
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • El Test de Proporcionalidad en la Jurisprudencia del Tribunal
           Constitucional Peruano
    • Authors: Bertel M.
      Pages: 541 - 545
      Abstract: Rubio CorreaMarcial Antonio. El Test de Proporcionalidad en la Jurisprudencia del Tribunal Constitucional Peruano. Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2011, Pp. 420. Price: PEN 70. ISBN: 9789972429811.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox025
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Cortes y Cambio Social. Cómo la Corte Constitucional Transformó el
           Desplazamiento Forzado en Colombia Radical Deprivation on Trial. The
           Impact of Judicial Activism on Socioeconomic Rights in the Global South
    • Authors: Ríos-Figueroa J.
      Pages: 545 - 548
      Abstract: Rodríguez GaravitoCésar & Rodríguez FrancoDiana. Cortes y Cambio Social. Cómo la Corte Constitucional Transformó el Desplazamiento Forzado en Colombia. De Justicia, 2010. Pp. 290. ISBN 9789589914212.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox030
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Eslabones del Derecho El Derecho de los Jueces
    • Authors: Cajas-Sarria M; Benítez-R VF.
      Pages: 548 - 552
      Abstract: López-MedinaDiego E.. Eslabones del Derecho. Legis and Universidad de los Andes2016. Pp. 227. COP 43,000. ISBN: 9789587674125.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox026
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Judicial Politics in Mexico: The Supreme Court and the Transition to
           Democracy
    • Authors: Velasco Rivera M.
      Pages: 552 - 557
      Abstract: CastagnolaAndrea & NoriegaSaúl López(eds.), Judicial Politics in Mexico: The Supreme Court and the Transition to Democracy. Routledge, 2016. Pp. 176. $44.95. ISBN: 9781138697829.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox031
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • La casa de todos. La Nueva Constitución que Chile merece y necesita
    • Authors: Manuel Díaz de Valdés J.
      Pages: 557 - 563
      Abstract: LarraínPatricio Zapata. La casa de todos. La Nueva Constitución que Chile merece y necesita, 2015. Ediciones Universidad Católica de Chile. Pp. 217. CLP 12,150. ISBN: 9789561417120.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox039
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • The Legal Foundations of Inequality: Constitutionalism in the Americas,
           1776–1860
    • Authors: Colón-Ríos J.
      Pages: 563 - 566
      Abstract: GargarellaRoberto. The Legal Foundations of Inequality: Constitutionalism in the Americas, 1776–1860. Cambridge University Press, 2010. Pp. 288. $108. ISBN 9780521195027.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox027
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Seeking Human Rights Justice in Latin America. Truth, Extra-Territorial
           Courts, and the Process of Justice
    • Authors: Prieto R. M.
      Pages: 566 - 570
      Abstract: DavisJeffrey. Seeking Human Rights Justice in Latin America. Truth, Extra-Territorial Courts, and the Process of Justice. Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. 247. US$33.99. ISBN: 9780521514361.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox043
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Constitutionalism of the Global South
    • Authors: Gargarella R.
      Pages: 571 - 573
      Abstract: MaldonadoDaniel Bonillaed. Constitutionalism of the Global South. Cambridge University Press. 2013, Pp. 422. $57.00. ISBN: 9781107036215
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox040
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • Castigar al Prójimo. Por una Refundación Democrática del
           Derecho Penal
    • Authors: Ferreccio R.
      Pages: 573 - 577
      Abstract: GargarellaRoberto. Castigar al Prójimo. Por una Refundación Democrática del Derecho Penal. Editorial Siglo XXI, 2016. Pp. 296. ISBN: 9789876296793.
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox042
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
  • La Forma del Derecho
    • Authors: Hevia M; Jiménez F.
      Pages: 578 - 583
      Abstract: AtriaFernando. La Forma del Derecho. Marcial Pons, 2016. Pp. 500. €43.70. ISBN: 9788491230403
      PubDate: 2017-07-03
      DOI: 10.1093/icon/mox041
      Issue No: Vol. 15, No. 2 (2017)
       
 
 
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