International

The Collapse of Judicial Independence in Poland: A Cautionary Tale

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Vol. 104 No. 3 | Judges on the March

In late 2019, the Polish Sejm approved yet another law aimed at cabining the structure and function of the judiciary. The new law, popularly referred to as a “muzzle” law, empowers a disciplinary chamber to bring proceedings against judges for questioning the ruling party’s platform. The law allows the Polish government to fire judges, or cut their salaries, for speaking out against legislation aimed at the judiciary, or for questioning the legitimacy of new judicial appointees.

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My Own Liberator: A Conversation with Dikgang Moseneke

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Vol. 104 No. 2 | Coping with COVID

During a lunch-hour event with students at Duke Law School in February, David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, interviewed former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke of the […]

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Justice Beverley McLachlin: A Remarkable Journey to the ‘Centre Chair’

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Vol. 104 No. 2 | Coping with COVID

Above: Beverley McLachlin, 17th Chief Justice of Canada (Photo by Roy Grogran, courtesy of the Supreme Court of Canada) Beverley McLachlin, widely regarded as one of the best legal minds […]

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Experts in the Hot Tub at the Court of Arbitration for Sport

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Vol. 104 No. 2 | Coping with COVID

The Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020) have been postponed to 2021 as a result of the novel coronavirus, but litigation at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) […]

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Justice Dikgang Moseneke

A Freedom Fighter and Judicial Luminary: 2020 Bolch Prize Honors Dikgang Moseneke of the South Africa Constitutional Court

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Vol. 104 No. 1 | A Clearer View

Dikgang Moseneke, an internationally revered jurist who helped build and lead a democratic South Africa as it emerged from apartheid, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Bolch Prize […]

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Decoding GDPR

Decoding GDPR: Familiar Terms Could Cause Major Confusion When GDPR Takes Effect

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Vol. 102 No. 1 | Forensic Fail

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, replacing the aged European Data Protection Directive created in the year 1995. GDPR intends to harmonize data-protection laws […]

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