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Electoral System Reform

March 14, 2014

On March 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective at the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, held a workshop on electoral system alternatives in the...

The Limits of Counterinsurgency Doctrine in Afghanistan

January 23, 2014

Speaker bio: Karl Eikenberry is the William J.

ICC Speaker Series- Cherif Bassiouni

January 30, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

Old Regime Conservative Parties and their Surprising Contributions to Democratization: Lessons from the Historical Rise of Democracy in Europe

January 17, 2013

Abstract: Political parties that represent old regime interests in moments of democratization are normally thought exclusively to play a "negative" role, blocking democracy and only conceding it...

The Transition to Afghan Sovereignty: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges

January 31, 2012

Ten years into the war in Afghanistan, Payne Distinguished Lecturer Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry, the former U.S.

Building a Rule of Law in Afghanistan

January 12, 2012

Karl Eikenberry is the Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University (FSI).   Within FSI he is an affiliated faculty member with the...

Colonialism, Collaboration, and Criminality: How Europe and East Asia Confront the Memory and Legacy of World War II

June 16, 2011

Even though the last of the remaining aged survivors of the Second World War who fought and suffered through its horrors are now dying out, interpretations of what happened remain politically and...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : Reparations, Restitution, and Transitional Justice

March 9, 2011

Larry May is a political philosopher who has written on conceptual issues in collective and shared responsibility, as well as normative issues in international criminal law.

Transforming Politics via Delegation to International Courts

January 19, 2011

Karen Alter's current research investigates how the proliferation of international legal mechanisms is changing international relations.  Her book in progress, The New Terrain of International Law:...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : The Evolving Transnational Legal Order

January 19, 2011

Karen Alter's current research investigates how the proliferation of international legal mechanisms is changing international relations.  Her book in progress, The New Terrain of International Law:...

Is the Sky Falling on the Content Industries?

November 19, 2010

Mark Lemley is the William H.

Scholars-At-Risk at Stanford

April 28, 2010

Join Scholars at Risk at Stanford University on Wednesday, April 28 at 12:00 PM for a behind the scenes look at struggles for freedom of speech around the world and the courageous individuals who...

Shaping Democratic Practice and the Causes of Electoral Fraud

November 4, 2008

Why is there so much alleged electoral fraud in new democracies? Most scholarship focuses on the proximate cause of electoral competition.

Muslims in Europe

November 14, 2007

Dr. Gilles Kepel is a professor at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris and a research director for CNRS Paris.

The Governance Agenda in International Development

November 1, 2007

Francis Fukuyama is Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H.

U.S. and Bulgaria: New EU Member, New Opportunities

May 4, 2007

Ambassador John Beyrle presented his credentials to President Parvanov as U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria on September 8, 2005.

From Exchange to Persuasion: Post-machine Politics in Naples, Bogotá and Chicago

February 14, 2007

Eleonora Pasotti is Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC Santa Cruz and Postdoctoral Fellow at CDDRL.

The Future of International Law in an Age of Genocide and Terrorism

January 30, 2007

Luis Moreno-Ocampo was unanimously elected by the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on April 21, 2003.

International Law, Human Rights, and the International Criminal Court

January 30, 2007

Luis Moreno-Ocampo was unanimously elected by the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on April 21, 2003.

Beyond Corporate Codes of Conduct: Work Organization and Labor Standards in Two Mexican Garment Factories

October 20, 2006

Abstract This paper presents a matched pair case study of two factories supplying Nike, the world's largest athletic footwear and apparel company.

The Rule of Law: An Abuser's Guide

February 22, 2006

Martin Krygier is Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, co-director of the European Law Centre, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

Political Reform in the Middle East: How Far Is It Going?

April 27, 2005

Marina S. Ottaway specializes in democracy and post-conflict reconstruction issues.

State-building: A Framework for Thinking about the Transfer of Institutions to Developing Countries

May 14, 2004

Francis Fukuyama is Dean of Faculty and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H.