Alpbach Legal Symposium 2012

Politics ♦ Published: July 7, 2012; 15:41 ♦ (Vindobona)

Under the motto “Acceptance of Law in Rapid Decline?”, the Alpbach Legal Symposium 2012 will be held from Monday, August 27, 3:00 pm to Tuesday, August 28, 12:45 pm in the Congress Centrum Alpbach.

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A functioning legal system is considered one of the three political pillars of democracy. Violations of laws and court decisions have recently become a frequent subject of discussions in Austria. The declining respect of judicial authority in Austria and Europe is often deplored. But what are the reasons for this apparent decline of the acceptance of judicial authority? Are legal…