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Much Ado About Nothing? Legal and Political Schooling for the Hungarian Government

By on 29th April 2017

On 26 April the European Parliament held a debate on Hungary. In his opening remarks First Vice-President Frans Timmermans said that the Commission shares the worries and concerns of many people within and outside the EU regarding recent developments in Hungary, and about the compatibility of certain actions of the Hungarian authorities with EU law […]

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A Report from Budapest: “Reforming the European Union – Central European Perspectives” workshop at the Central European University, 18th March 2017

By on 20th March 2017

Report kindly written by Oliver Garner, 2nd year researcher at the EUI and member of the ConstPol team On Saturday 18th March 2017, the Central European University in Budapest hosted the workshop “Reforming the EU – Central European Perspectives”. The event was organised by the Hungarian European Society and the EUI Professor Gábor Halmai and […]

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Work in progress presentations

Tomi Tuominen, The Composite European Constitution and National Courts.

By on 15th March 2017

The European Union has a composite constitution, that is, that the constitutional norms of the EU and those of the Member States must be understood and studied as a whole. These two normative levels are in constant interaction. The defining feature of this relationship is constitutional pluralism. Basing on an analysis of the events surrounding […]

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Events and Calls for Papers

Departmental Seminar held by Prof. Gábor Halmai (LAW)

By on 19th October 2016

The first Law Departmental Seminar at the European University Institute of this academic year took place on Wednesday, 19th of October. Professor Martin Scheinin (LAW, Professor of International Law and Human Rights)  and the other participants commented on the paper “Second-grade Constitutionalism? Hungary and Poland: How the EU Can and Should Cope With Illiberal Member […]

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