Gideon Maltz

Gideon Maltz is an associate in the international-trade practice of Hogan & Hartson LLP in Washington, D.C. He recently completed a one-year fellowship at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

January 2007, Volume 18, Issue 1

The Case for Presidential Term Limits

Presidential term limits have spread across the world, but in many countries presidents and their allies seek to circumvent or eliminate them. Advocates of democracy must protect this institution, as its role in democratization may be far more powerful than is conventionally recognized.