Politics and Courts – a Changing Relationship?

The Association of Danish Judges is this year hosting the annual meeting of the European Association of Judges (EAJ). As part of the event, we invite you to attend a public conference on May 9, 2019, focusing on the question of the interface of Politics and Courts, a relationship which has become very central in many European states in recent years.


  • Thomas Stadelmann, Supreme Court Judge, Switzerland
  • José Matos, High Court Judge and President of the EAJ, Portugal
  • Mikael Rask Madsen, Professor and Director of iCourts, University of Copenhagen
  • Trine Christensen, Secretary General of Amnesty International, Denmark

Moderator:  Professor Marlene Wind, University of Copenhagen

Time: Thursday, 9 May 2019 16:30 – 18:30 followed by a reception
Place: The Ceremonial Hall (Festsalen), University of Copenhagen, Main Building, Frue Plads 4, DK-1168 Copenhagen K
Organizer: The Courts of Denmark (Domstolsstyrelsen) in cooperation with iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen and supported by Dreyers Fond


For participation in the conference please use this registration form no later than 6 May 2019, 12:00.