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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12pm

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Populist presidents have assaulted (or seriously threatened) judicial independence in much of Latin America in the early 21st century. What drives these attacks? How do courts resist them? And why have some judiciaries proven more resilient in the face of populist governments than others?

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Julio Rios Figueroa
Associate Professor of Law, ITAM

Diego Werneck Arguelhes
Professor of Law, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School

Lilliam Arrieta
Senior Researcher of Legal Studies, FUSADES

Discussant: Gretchen Helmke
Professor of Political Science, University of Rochester

Moderator: Steven Levitsky
Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor of Government, Harvard University

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