Judging in Times of Crisis
This first-of-its-kind course offers the unique opportunity to hear directly from high court judges around the world on the challenges of judging in times of crisis--and also to engage in conversation with these leading jurists on this important and timely subject.
This seven-week course will be held live on Zoom starting on July 16, 2020. The precise dates and times follow below. Note that these times are subject to change. The Zoom details will be provided to all course registrants.
July 16, 17h00 – 18h30 local time in Lisbon
Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro, Constitutional Court of Portugal
July 23, 14h00 – 15h30 local time in Brasilia
Roberto Barroso, Federal Supreme Court of Brazil
July 30, 13h00 – 14h30 local time in Ottawa
Russell Brown, Supreme Court of Canada
August 6, 14h00 – 15h30 local time in Port of Spain
Adrian Saunders, Caribbean Court of Justice
August 12, 7h00 – 8h30 local time in Taipei
Jau-Yuan Hwang, Constitutional Court of Taiwan
August 20, 18h00 – 19h30 local time in Cape Town
Kate O’Regan, Constitutional Court of South Africa
August 27, 18h00 – 19h30 local time in Rome
Marta Cartabia, Constitutional Court of Italy
Directed by Richard Albert, this course will begin every session with a live presentation from one of the distinguished judges, followed by an open conversation among course registrants with the judge for that particular session.
This course is open to all, including faculty and students in law, government, history, world affairs, and other fields.