Margaret Lewis, Professor of Law at Seton Hall University, joins WJP Chief Engagement Officer Ted Piccone on Rule of Law Talk to discuss China's rise as a global power and its rule of law record. Professor Lewis' research focuses on law in China and Taiwan with an emphasis on criminal justice and human rights. She has studied in both Taiwan and mainland China, published widely in professional journals, and testified before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Hurst Hannum, Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, joins WJP Chief Engagement Officer Ted Piccone on Rule of Law Talk to discuss the current state of of the human rights movement, and how the international human rights community should respond.
This week on Rule of Law Talk, WJP Chief Engagement Officer Ted Piccone is joined by Gerald Staberock, Secretary General of the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT). The OMCT is a coalition of nearly 300 organizations working against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances and other forms of degrading treatment or punishment.
Rachel Kleinfeld is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the founding CEO of the Truman National Security Project. Her new book, A Savage Order, explores extreme violence in democracies: why it comes about, why it persists, and successful case studies for change.
This week on Rule of Law Talk, we discuss the state of the rule of law in Mexico, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the new Mexican president: Andrés Manuel López Obrador.