Judges under Stress: Understanding Continuity and Discontinuity of Judicial Institutions of the CEE Countries

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.

The members of the project will be here to discuss their work with a broader community of scholars on the research done in the field in previous years and research that is intended to be done by them in the recent future. Furthermore, the aim of the seminar is to announce the activity of the research team among scholars from CEE countries to gather a group of the International respected experts on topics of Rule of Law, Independence of the Judiciary, Legal Ethics and Institutional Methodology for sharing their experience, outcomes of their research and practice on the topic of circumstances that are essential for keeping the judiciary independent even during a threat of the authoritarian policies. The seminar is going to be a round table discussion on issues following the general topic of the seminar and project.

This seminar is going to gather a group of the internationally respected experts on topics of Rule of Law, Independence of the Judiciary, Legal Ethics and Institutional Theory for sharing their experience, outcomes of their research and practice on the topic of circumstances that are essential for keeping the judiciary independent even during a threat of the authoritarian policies. We hope this seminar will help to connect the academic community focused on this issue.  Its goal is to map the area of research that was done in the past and is intended in the future.

The seminar is going to be held on November 7-8th 2019 at the Faculty of Law in Oslo, at the Department of Private Law in Kjerka. It is going to be a round table discussion of the invited participants, together with members of the research team of the JUS project. We are expecting guests from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, UK, and the United States.

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