Academic Debates

Professor Andras Sajo on “Constitutionalism in Closing Societies”

By on 27th December 2017

University Professor Andras Sajo, founder of the Department of Legal Studies at CEU and former judge at the European Court of Human Rights, recently delivered a lecture on “Constitutionalism in Closing Societies”. Noteworthy, Sajo explains that “constitutionalism’s imperfections contribute to the closing of open societies” and that “institutional shortcomings are the common heritage of the […]

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Blog Posts

Prophets are Secular: Egypt’s New Law and the Potential Impact on Religious Freedom.

By on 26th May 2017

A New law in Egypt which grants the president of Egypt the power to appoint the most senior officials in the Egyptian judiciary has recently been passed by parliament and it threatens the very fabric of judicial independence in Egypt. By way of a brief clarification, this blog post does not make the claim that […]

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Events and Calls for Papers

Constitutional Adjudication: Traditions and Horizons, LUISS University, Rome, 5-6 May 2017

By on 28th March 2017
A view of the main building of the LUISS University

The International Association of Constitutional Law IACL and LUISS University are co-organizing a Roundtable with the participation of distinguished academics and judges from different Supreme and Constitutional Courts from all over the world. The Roundtable will focus on constitutional adjudication on a comparative basis, with a special emphasis on constitutional adjudication, social movements, justice, morality […]

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Relevant Publications

New book: The Constitution of Romania – A Contextual Analysis

By on 9th October 2016

In April 2016, Hart Publishing released the book “The Constitution of Romania – A Contextual Analysis” by Bianca Selejan Guțan. According to the publisher’s website, “this book provides a contextual analysis of the Romanian constitutional system, with references to the country’s troubled constitutional history and to the way in which legal transplantation has been used. The […]

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