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12/5/2013

Global Spotlight on Developments in Indonesian Constitutionalism

William H. Gates Hall
447
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

“Recent Developments in the Indonesian Constitutional Court”

Dr. Stefanus Hendrianto SJ, Visiting Lecturer in Law, Santa Clara Law School

Hosted by the Asian Law Center, the Ph.D. in Law Program, and UW Law Global Affairs

We are pleased to welcome back Dr. Hendrianto, a 2008 graduate of UW Law Ph.D. Program. He currently teaches both at the Law School and the Political Science Department at Santa Clara University, focusing on constitutional law and comparative law. His current research and writing have focused on the intersection of constitutional law and religion, especially on the issues of religion and modernity in the context of international human rights. In addition to his ongoing research in constitutional law and comparative law, he also focuses on the role of law in economic development and legal reforms in transition and developing economies.

Dr. Hendrianto also holds a LL.B. degree Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, and a LL.M. degree from Utrecht University, Netherlands, as well as spent two years of graduate studies in Philosophy and Theology at Loyola University Chicago. He has worked under the auspices of the Legal Advisor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Jakarta office. He also practiced law with the Indonesian law firm, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodipuro. In 1999, he served as the youngest Commissioner in the Indonesian General Election Commission that supervised the first free election in Indonesia.

Dr. Hendrianto returns to UW Law to share from his ongoing research Indonesian Constitutionalism and the recent developments in the Indonesian Constitutional Court seen in light of Judicialization theory. The lecture will be followed by a discussion with Ph.D. students about the process of developing and executing a doctoral dissertation.