Polish TV steps up campaign against judges

The Court of Justice of the European Union is expected to rule soon on the legality of Poland’s latest judicial reforms, which include moves to punish judges for speaking out against the changes. Many of them have done so, and they’re not alone: for years now Poland’s government has been accused of trying bring the … Read more Polish TV steps up campaign against judges

Corruption and Anticorruption: A talk by Professor Matthew Stephenson

On October 30, in celebration of his appointment as the Eli Goldston Professor of Law, Matthew Stephenson ’03 gave a talk titled “Corruption and Anticorruption,” a primary focus of his research and scholarship at Harvard Law School. In particular, Stephenson’s research focuses on the application of positive political theory to public law, particularly in the … Read more Corruption and Anticorruption: A talk by Professor Matthew Stephenson

Separation of Powers and the Parliamentary Vote on the NewsCorp Acquisition of BSkyB

The controversy over phone hacking at the News of the World has developed at an astonishing rate. Amidst the flurry of almost daily revelations and resignations, it is unsurprising that some of the more arcane constitutional aspects of the controversy have not received widespread attention. One of these matters is the curious character of the … Read more Separation of Powers and the Parliamentary Vote on the NewsCorp Acquisition of BSkyB

Law: Dialogues in a Constitutional Democracy – South Africa

The South African Constitution, and in particular its Bill of Rights, is widely recognised as one of the most progressive in the world. Nevertheless, as venerated as it is, this Constitution remains a written document and, as any constitution, needs action from government and citizens alike to transform it into a living document and ensure … Read more Law: Dialogues in a Constitutional Democracy – South Africa