2 June 2020

Judicial Independence: Online Public Talk by Robert Spano, President of the ECtHR

Video from live stream May 29th with Judge Spano. In his first public talk since taking over the presidency of the European Court of Human Rights, Judge Robert Spano speaked about "The Principle of Judicial Independence and the Democratic Virtues of Human Rights Law." The talk was followed by questions from the online audience, chaired by iCourts Director, Professor Mikael Rask Madsen.

The event was a collaboration between iCourts - Centre of Excellence for International Courts at the University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Law and Verfassungsblog, a journalistic and academic forum of debate on topical events and developments in constitutional law and politics.