Javier Couso, The Prospect of Ending Neoliberal Constitutionalism in Chile

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Title Conditional: Javier Couso, The Prospect of Ending Neoliberal Constitutionalism in Chile
Monday, March 16, 2020
Time: POSTPONED | Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

A Santiago protestor’s sign argues that education and healthcare should be rights, not consumer goods. (Photo by Felipe Arrey.)
A Santiago protestor’s sign argues that education and healthcare should be rights, not consumer goods. (Photo by Felipe Arrey.)

Javier Couso is one of Chile’s foremost public intellectuals. He received his Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from the UC Berkeley Law School, is Professor of Law at Universidad Diego Portales (Chile), and Chair in Global Trends in Constitutionalism at Utrecht University (The Netherlands). He is a specialist in comparative law, with a focus on constitutional issues in Latin America.