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Justice Cossio served as the Minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico between 2003 and 2018. He has written 31 books and hundreds of articles in his career as a legal academic. Justice Cossio will be discussing Mexico’s judiciary, including the role of the courts in the maintenance of democracy in Mexico, as well as the appointment processes for the Supreme Court of Mexico and other topics in Mexican Constitutional law. Justice Cossio will also be situating Mexico’s commitment to their judiciary and rule of law in the broader context of Latin America, as well as in the growth of authoritarian movements worldwide.
Sponsored by: Global Trends in Judicial Reform Policy Lab, SLLSA, Stanford Global Studies (Part of the SGS Global Research Workshop Series), Stanford Law and Society Association; Stanford Center for Latin American Studies
RSVP HERE by EOD Sunday, February 12, 2023 to receive lunch.