Rule of Law

Walking Back Human Rights in Europe?

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Vol. 106 No. 1 (2022), Judicature International (2021-22) | An online-only publication

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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Vol. 106 No. 1 (2022) | Necessarily Engaged

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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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 (2021-22), Vol. 105 No. 3 (2021) | Leaving Afghanistan

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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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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A Personal Journey Through the Rule of Law in the South Pacific

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Conceptually, the idea that the rule of law is maintained by an independent and impartial judiciary is not difficult to understand. In fact, we really only hear about “the rule […]

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Honoring the 2020 & 2021 Recipients of the Bolch Prize

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Vol. 105 No. 2 (2021) | Judicial Independence

The Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School honored the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law during a virtual program hosted by PBS […]

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Judicial Independence: Threats Foreign and Domestic

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Vol. 105 No. 2 (2021) | Judicial Independence

Judicial Independence has so long been a pillar of American government that perhaps it was at one time taken for granted. The idea that politicians would intimidate judges, that judges […]

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Vol. 100 No. 4 (2016) | Steady As She Goes

— Features — REVISED GUIDELINES & PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE 2015 DISCOVERY AMENDMENTS TO ACHIEVE PROPORTIONALITY Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies HOW TWO NEW RULES FOR SELF-AUTHENTICATION WILL SAVE […]

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Vol. 105 No. 1 (2021) | The Courts Held

— Features — 2020 ELECTION LITIGATION: THE COURTS HELD David F. Levi, Amelia Ashton Thorn & John Macy THE FUTURE OF THE U.S. PRESIDENCY David Kennedy, Daphna Renan, Terry Moe, […]

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