Date | July, 2017

Professor Ewa Letowska Awarded the 2017 Courage in Public Scholarship Award!

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) at the New School for Social Research (NSSR) and the NSSR Europe Collective are happy to announce that that Professor Ewa Letwoska will be awarded the third annual Courage in Public Scholarship Award. The awardee is Poland’s extraordinary jurist, former Ombudsperson, and a former judge on Poland’s Constitutional […]

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The Rule of Law on the Peripheries of Europe: A Keynote Address by Ewa Letowska

On July 21, 2017, Ewa Letowska, one of Poland’s most prominent legal scholars and jurists, was awarded the 3rd Annual Courage in Public Scholarship Award by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) and the NSSR Europe Collective.  On the occasion, Prof. Letowska delivered a keynote address titled “The Rule of Law on the Peripheries of […]

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Fieldnote from Poland: Democracy in Crisis as Government moves to take control of supreme court

Since we are in Poland, in the midst of the major crisis concerning the dismantling of the major institutions guarding the democratic system of the country, we want to share with you analysis by Poland’s Helsinki Foundation: —————– On Wednesday late evening, the MPs directed to the Parliament the draft law amending the Act on […]

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