How do rulers seek judicial compliance with authoritarian measures, how do judges react to such measures, and what are the conditions under which an independent judiciary breaks down? These questions have been addressed from the perspective of institutional theory, looking at the experiences of Central and Eastern European states under communist rule. In this final conference, we will summarise some of the results and point to questions for the future.
PhD candidate Lukasz Bojarski at the Department of Private Law will on Friday 4 February present his doctorate Project: "Judicial Resistance against the Rule of Law Backsliding—Judges and Citizens—the case of Poland".
Flavors of backsliding workshop.
The seminar of the project Judges under Stress – the Breaking Point of Judicial Institutions is the first out of 3 planned seminars (2019,2020,2021), held on the topic of the project, where the participants will discuss the work to be done and lay the ground for the writing of studies that will result in a joint publication.
Roger D. Griffin is a British professor of modern history and political theorist at Oxford Brookes University, England. His principal interest is the socio-historical and ideological dynamics of fascism, as well as various forms of political or religious fanaticism.
The Faculty of Law invites to the official launch of the first “Toppforsk-project” at the faculty, Judges under Stress JuS - the Breaking Point of Judicial Institutions.
Book presentation by Raul Sanchez Urribarri, La Trobe University.
On the current situation of the judicial profession in Poland, its impact on independence, mutual trust between EU courts and the country's European status.