'Interpreting Bills of Rights as a Living Instrument’ lecture delivered by Prof George Letsas
8 October 2014
On 11 September 2014, Professor George Letsas gave a public lecture at the Supreme Court of Mexico (SCJN)
The lecture, entitled ‘Interpreting Bills of Rights as a Living Instrument’ examined the role of courts in developing and expanding the scope of human rights. Professor Letsas reflected on the need to evolve human rights standards in order to meet new, or previously neglected, threats to individual dignity. The lecture was at the invitation of the Supreme Court of Mexico (the human rights division), and was delivered on the occasion of an international workshop on the legal philosophy of Ronald Dworkin, organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
- Read the press release for the event (Spanish)