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What makes for an effective parliamentarian?

Contributing to a panel at the recent Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) 68th Westminster Seminar, on effective parliaments, I identified what I see as the five essential elements for parliamentarians to be effective in carrying out their jobs. 1) Powers. The … Continue reading

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Parliaments and courts: the importance of place

The year ended with the arrival of the latest issue of JICL (Journal of International and Comparative Law) in which I have an article that addresses the importance of where institutions of the state are located. Such institutions are studied … Continue reading

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Germany-bound

I leave at the beginning of next week to visit the University of Bamberg in Germany.  It is a university with a distinguished history and is housed in a town that is a World Heritage site.  I am speaking at … Continue reading

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