Mar 27 Wed

The Diffusion of Populism and the Erosion of The Rule of Law

01:30PM - 03:30PM Tenley Campus - Warren N101 Classroom
The increasing number of populist leaders around the world has gone hand in hand with the phenomena of democratic decline and rule of law backsliding. Some of these charismatic leaders have been called “legalistic autocrats” because of their ability to void of content existing legal guarantees protecting judicial independence, voting rights and media pluralism.

Chair: Alexandra Nolan, ELA President

Roberto Mastroianni, University of Naples Law School
John Morijn, NYU Law School and Groningen University

Commentator: Fernanda Nicola, American University Washington College of Law


Prog International Organizations Law & Diplomacy

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Washington College of Law
Tenley Campus - Warren N101 Classroom
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington DC