Rule of Law

A Global Judicial News Report: September 2022

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Judicature International | 2021-2022

PICTURED ABOVE: MAIN GATE AT THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYA (GETTY IMAGES SIGNATURE) Kiribati 🇰🇮 Kiribati’s Court of Appeal upheld orders from the chief justice to withdraw deportation orders placed […]

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Reforming the Electoral Count Act, Safeguarding the Vote

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Summer 2022 | Volume 106 Number 2

At the invitation of the leaders of The American Law Institute (ALI), a group of legal experts representing a range of legal and political views has developed a slate of […]

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Bolch Prize 2022: A Shining Example

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Summer 2022 | Volume 106 Number 2

Through more than 50 years of service on the federal bench, Judge J. Clifford Wallace, chief judge emeritus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, has led […]

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Justice Anthony M. Kennedy Named Inaugural Recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law

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Spring 2019 | Volume 103 Number 1

The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School will award the first annual Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) during a […]

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Tightrope Act: Can new FISA court reforms address privacy concerns without impeding anti-terrorism efforts?

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Autumn 2015 | Volume 99 Number 2

Although the revamping of bulk data-collection practices dominated headlines about the passage of the USA Freedom Act in June, the new law also contained reforms of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court […]

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Walking Back Human Rights in Europe?

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Spring 2022, Judicature International | 2021-2022

In Walking Back Human Rights in Europe? (published in the European Journal of International Law, Vol. 31 No. 3, 2020), scholars LAURENCE R. HELFER and ERIK VOETEN examined minority opinions of the European Court of Human Rights […]

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Civic Illiteracy and the Rule of Law

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Spring 2022 | Volume 106 Number 1

The past few years have been a wild ride, and I say that as a former rodeo cowboy. America has endured a confluence of overlapping crises: pandemic, recession, impeachment, social […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: December 2021

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Judicature International | 2021-2022

Poland Polish lawyers use romcoms to promote judicial independence In 2017, four Polish lawyers were brainstorming ways to convince the public sector that an independent Polish judiciary was important, not […]

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The Judiciary and the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

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Judicature International, Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

The current rule of law crisis has roots in Afghanistan’s 2004 constitution, which created a flawed separation of powers system.

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A Global Judicial News Report: November 2021

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Judicature International | 2021-2022

Venezuela Judicial independence threatened A report by the United Nation’s Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has raised concerns about judicial independence in the country. The […]

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