Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Webinar with ECHR President Judge Róbert Ragnar Spanó: The Principle of Judicial Independence and the Democratic Virtues of Human Rights Law
Judge Róbert Ragnar Spanó, the new President of the European Court of Human Rights, will speak on Friday, May 29, 2020, about "The Principle of Judicial Independence and the Democratic Virtues of Human Rights Law." He took office as President of the ECHR on May 18, 2020.
The talk will be followed by questions from the online audience, chaired by iCourts Director, Professor Mikael Rask Madsen.
Judge Spanó is an Icelandic-Italian jurist who was previously Parliamentary Ombudsman of Iceland and Dean of the University of Iceland Faculty of Law.
The live stream will be freely accessible (no registration required) on the iCourts website and will take place May 29th at 14:00 CET (which we calculate to be 7:00 a.m. Central Time for our blog readers in the United States).
iCourts is the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts. It is a research centre dedicated to the study of international courts, their role in a globalizing legal order and their impact on politics and society. Click here to learn more about iCourts.
Hat tip to Sofie Meinicke at iCourts.