The Power of a Dissenting Voice
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 927 , Segment 5
Episode: Conviction Integrity, Wayback Machine, Economics of College Sports
- Oct 23, 2018 11:00 pm
- 15:53 mins
Guest: Ann Power-Forde, Presiding Judge, Constitutional Court Chamber, Kosovo Specialist Chambers, The Hague; Former Judge, European Court of Human Rights We’re always hearing that “one voice can make a difference,” but it feels more cliché than truth a lot of the time. What difference is my one vote or my one voice at a protest really going to make? Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with someone who built a reputation for being that one voice. Ann Power-Forde is an international human rights judge and served for from 2008 to 2015 on the European Court of Human Rights. She often found herself alone championing the rights of vulnerable individuals as the sole dissenter on the court.