The Constitutionalism and Politics Working Group had the pleasure to organize the talk: A critical overview on the tension between rule of law and populism in Romania by Elena-Simina Tănăsescu (Professor of Constitutional Law and EU Law, University of Bucharest and adviser on constitutional reform of the President of Romania) On Wednesday, 31st of May, […]
The general elections organised on the 11th of December 2016 in Romania have seen the lowest level of participation since the fall of communism in December 1989. Winning 46% of votes, a coalition made of PSD (Social-Democratic Party) together with a smaller social-liberal party (ALDE) managed to get the simple majority of seats in the […]
Political developments after EGO 13 In the aftermath of the adoption of Emergency Government Ordinance No. 13/2017 (EGO 13) in the night of 31 January 2017 aiming at decriminalising abuse of office and other corruption-related offences, events went on rapidly in Romania. The attempt to surreptitiously pass legislation changing the Criminal Codes, while trying to […]
A Special Report on Romanian Parliamentary Elections was written by Bianca Selejan-Guțan, PhD, Professor of Constitutional Law, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania on I·CONnect. Check it out.
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 […]