Events

“Constitutions in the Crosshairs: Europe in 2018” – event at William & Mary Law School – January 25, 2018

By on 28th January 2018

Europe, as a distinct political and economic body as well as a collection of separate states, is facing constitutional challenges from within and without. Brexit, Catalonia, Poland, Hungary and Romania – as well as events within the European Union itself – all present challenges to European principles of constitutionalism. On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the […]

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Relevant Publications

The Constitutional Identity of Poland: Is the Emperor Putting on the Old Clothes of Sovereignty? by Anna Sledzinska-Simon and Michał Ziółkowski

By on 5th July 2017

Our working group warmly recommends the excellent forthcoming article “The Constitutional Identity of Poland: Is the Emperor Putting on the Old Clothes of Sovereignty?” by Anna Sledzinska-Simon and Michał Ziółkowski. Abstract: “This paper analyses the way the term “constitutional identity” is understood and applied in the case-law of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal. The Tribunal first […]

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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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