Associate Dean Andrews to Speak on “Nonviolent Transitions to Democracy”

November 8, 2011

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Penelope Andrews, a leading international human rights scholar, will participate on a panel on Civil Resistance and the Law: Nonviolent Transitions to Democracy. Hosted by the West Virginia University College of Law and the the West Virginia Law Review, the panel will explore the ways that civil resistance effects and impacts the law, legal institutions, and daily living.

Most recently, Dean Andrews contributed the chapter “The Judiciary in South Africa: Independence or Illusion?” to the book Judicial Independence in Context. This new publication features thought provoking essays by leading scholars, lawyers and judges who discuss the practice of judicial independence around the world.


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