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Professor Sciarra on Constitutional Courts and Austerity Measures

March 6, 2020

On 4 March 2020, Professor Sciarra, judge at the Italian Constitutional Court since 2014 and first woman elected by the Italian Parliament to this institution, presented on “Constitutional Courts and Austerity Measures”. By analyzing recent Italian constitutional case law dealing with the consequences of austerity, she addressed the limits and potential of how constitutional courts protect social rights and rights of workers.

SJD candidates Dorjana Bojanovska Popovska, Matthew Decloedt and Pelin Turan are recipients of awards for doctoral students

February 20, 2020

The Department of Legal Studies is pleased to announce that three of our SJD Candidates received an award for the progress and achievements of their doctoral thesis so far.

Möschel on The EU’s Actions in Combating Violence Against Women in Strasbourg

February 19, 2020

On 14 February 2020, Associate Professor Mathias Möschel presented on "The EU's Actions in Combating Violence Against Women", at a conference at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (France), entitled Women's Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Developments and Challenges under International and European Law.  For more information contact Mathias Möschel at

The tenth ‘Courts in Dialogue’ course convened by Professor Sajó concludes in Strasbourg

February 12, 2020

Professor András Sajó convened for the tenth time the Courts in Dialogue course for students in the Human Rights and Comparative Constitutional Law programs between January 12 and 15, 2020. The group was hosted at the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg, France) by Judge Péter Paczolay.

Just published: Möschel on Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions

February 5, 2020

Together with Barbara Havelková, Associate Professor Mathias Möschel has just published an edited volume titled Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions with Oxford University Press.