In this article published in the, Kim Lane Scheppele, professor of sociology and international affairs at Princeton University and IPSP Lead Author, examines the use of emergency powers and the new Hungarian law called “On Protecting Against the Coronavirus”, from the perspective of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. Read more here.

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