Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown

The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice cordially invites you to attend a Book Launch and Discussion of Wojciech Sadurski’s book on Poland’s Constitutional Breakdown (Oxford University Press, 2019).

The event will be held on Friday February 28, 2020 at 22 Washington Square North, first floor lounge.


Ruti Teitel, Ernst C.Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law, New York Law School, Affiliated Faculty, NYU, International Relations

Michel Rosenfeld, University Professor of Law and Comparative Democracy, Cardozo Law, Yeshiva University

Sam Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, NYU School of Law

Wojciech Sadurski, Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as well as the Challis Professor in Jurisprudence at the University of Sydney Law School and a Professor at the University of Warsaw, Centre for Europe

Gráinne de Búrca, Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Hauser Global Law School, Co-Director, Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice

Lunch will be served at 12:00 and the discussion will begin promptly at 12:30 pm

Due to space constraints, seating is limited and early registration is highly advised. Please click here to RSVP or copy/paste this link: https://tinyurl.com/tx2zmat

Come and join what is bound to be a lively and interesting discussion of the book which is the first book-length treatment of the Polish case worldwide, a valuable addition to scholarship on populism, illiberal democracy, and anti-constitutional actions, provides the first detailed account of Poland’s constitutional breakdown, offers an important critique of illiberal democracy and other anti-liberal actions, sets Poland in the context of other Eastern European regimes, and theorizes remedies for anti-constitutional populist backsliding.