The Global Summit on Constitutionalism

March 1618, 2023 The University of Texas School of Law

Concurrent Sessions VII

Saturday, March 18, 2023 | Day 3

Constitutional Permanence and Constitutional Reform

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VII | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Location: TNH 2.138

Chairto be announced

  1. Ahmed Abdelgawad Mohamed (The Faculty of Law at the British University in Egypt), Constitutional Dismemberment: Applying the Concept in the Egyptian Constitutional Amendments
  2. Eyad Alsamhan (Brigham Young University – Judicial Council of Jordan), Jordanian Review of Constitutional Reform 2022
  3. Abdou Khadre Diop (Université Virtuelle du Sénégal), Eternity Clauses in Francophone African Countries: Much Ado about Nothing
  4. Munaem Khan (Uttara University), Search for Eternal State Identity: Can Eternity Clauses Ensure Constitutional Endurance in Muslim Countries?
  5. Ragib Mahtab (Central European University and Bangladesh Judicial Service), The Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendment and Limits of Constituent Power: The 16th Amendment Judgment in Bangladesh Context

Elections and the Law of Democracy

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VII | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Location: TNH 2.140

Chairto be announced

  1. Gonen Ilan (Reichman University), Joint Political Lists: A Fly in the Ointment
  2. Malgorzata Lorencka (University of Silesia), The Negative Instrumentalisation of Electoral Law – Italian Constitutional Court’s Judgment no.1/2014 and no.35/2017
  3. Eugene Mazo (Seton Hall University), The Forgotten History of Election Day
  4. Shih-An Wang (The University of Chicago Law School), Executive Powers and Democratic Governance of Elections under Geopolitical Tensions: The Cases of Taiwan and South Korea

Perceptions and Misconceptions of Donald Trump

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VII | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Location: TNH 2.123

Chair: Mohamed Arafa (Alexandria University & Cornell Law School)

  1. Mohamed Arafa (Alexandria University & Cornell Law School), Donald Trump and Andrew Jackson: Two Sides of the Same Coin
  2. Arturo Castellanos Canales (Cornell Law School), A Dantesque Analysis of Human Rights During Donald Trump’s Presidency
  3. Michael Blackwell (Husch Blackwell LLP & Indiana University), Molecules of Freedom and the Known Unknown: US Energy Policy under President Trump 
  4. Ezra Young (Cornell Law School), US Democracy on the Brink 

Transnational Constitutional Law: Opportunities and Challenges

March 18, 2023 | Day 3 | Concurrent Sessions VII | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Location: TNH 2.124

Chairto be announced

  1. Muhammad Ekramul Haque (University of Dhaka), Constitutional Borrowing and Transplantations: Use of American Constitutional Law in the Making and Development of the Constitution of Bangladesh
  2. Gaurav Mukherjee (NYU School of Law), The Law and Politics of the Right to Education 
  3. Edward Oyelowo Oyewo (University of Lagos, Nigeria / Office of the Attorney General, Oyo State Government, Nigeria), Constitutionalism and Democratic Governance in Nigeria
  4. Marie Padilla (University of Bordeaux), Something New, Something Old: Reception and Resistance to New Forms of Constitutionalism in the French Legal Academia
  5. Olof Wilske (Uppsala University), A Constitutional Right to Reasoned Administrative Decisions

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