Blog Posts

Paying Lip Service to the CJEU: The Unsurprising Decision of the Constitutional Court of Romania in the Coman Case

By on 29th July 2018

On June 5, the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) held in Coman and Others that Member States should grant a right of residence to same-sex spouses of EU citizens when these exercise their right to freedom of movement (more on this judgement and its limitations here and here ). The CJEU judgement […]

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Lectures and Book Launches

Women and Constitution-Making in Romania. Special Event for International Women’s Day

By on 4th March 2018

 The Constitutionalism and Politics Working Group is delighted to invite you to the presentation of the paper: Women and Constitution-Making in Post-Socialist Romania by Elena Brodeală* (LL.M Candidate at Yale Law School/PhD Researcher in Law at the EUI) to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day. On Monday, March 12, 2018, 4 pm, Sala del Camino, […]

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Blog Posts

Failing to Struggle or Struggling to Fail? On the New Judiciary Legislation Changes in Romania

By on 31st January 2018

The judiciary and its independence have been a continuous issue at stake in the post-communist Romania. Built mostly on the communist judiciary, which was almost totally subdued to the political power, and without any lustration taking place, the Romanian post-communist judicial system inherited many of the features of the past: a certain inclination for obedience […]

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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

Special topic on the Romanian Constitution at 25 in the ICL Journal

By on 23rd December 2017

The Romanian Constitution turned 25 last year. The Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (‘ICL Journal’) has published in its last two issues four articles critically examining the Romanian Constitution since its adoption in 1991 until its quarter-century anniversary (see issues 3/2017 and 4/2017). The Romanian Constitution is probably one of the least researched constitutions […]

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