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Former federal election magistrate for Mexico to lecture on 'Democracy Through the Rule of Law'

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Jayme Blaschke | October 4, 2019

Manuel González Oropeza headshot

Manuel González Oropeza, professor of law and former magistrate for the Federal Electoral Commission of Mexico, will present a lecture, "Democracy Through the Rule of Law" Oct. 10 at Texas State University.

The event will run 4-6 p.m. in Derrick Hall, room 108. It is free and open to the public.

In his lecture, Oropeza will discuss the current state of legislative affairs in Mexico and the United States. Oropeza is a researcher at the Institute for Legal Research at the National University of Mexico and a professor and supervisor of the graduate division in the School of Law, at the same university. His publications are concentrated in areas such as legal history, constitutional law, comparative law and electoral law.

The event is sponsored by the Center for International Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Anthropology, Center for Diversity and Gender Studies, Department of Geography, Department of History, Department of Philosophy, Department of Political Science, Department of English, Department of Sociology and the Center for the Study of the Southwest.

For more information, contact the Center for International Studies at (512) 245-2339 or

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922