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Disengaging Africa from the Colonial Syndrome: per una sismologia oltre Finisterrae
The article focuses on several issues scholars copy with when studying African legal systems. Taxonomies and classifications worked out in comparative legal studies are indebted with Eurocentric conceptions of the law, and ...
Revisiting the place and use of territorial autonomy under international law
Increasingly, territorial autonomy features centrally in constitutions that seek to accommodate minority groups. What is not clear, however, is the place of territorial autonomy under international law. While often lauded ...
From Hard-Copy to Digital Law via “Illustrated Courtrooms”: Visualising the History of Legal English
This essay addresses different patterns of the visualisation of the law. It examines how scholars attempt to depict, represent, and perform the law and its founding authority. It also focuses on the pragmatics of legal ...
The Constitutional Implications of Democracy in Governing Complex Societies
This article examines the constitutional interactions between transition governance and leadership in shaping innovative designs for complex societies. When assessing institutional innovation, state constitutions reveal a ...