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Michael Hamilton interview: Right to freedom of peaceful assembly ‘must be upheld’

March 27, 2018

Dr. Michael Hamilton is a senior lecturer in public protest law at the University of East Anglia, before which his role was that of Acting Chair of the Human Rights Program at the Central European University in Budapest. Hamilton’s focus is on “the legal protection and regulation of freedom of assembly,” as detailed by the university website. He has published in several leading peer-reviewed law journals and co-edited a collection of essays on justice and the European Court of Human Rights.

Dissecting decentralization and disintermediation: legal problems and perspectives

March 21, 2018

The discussion will explore the current trend toward decentralization and disintermediation, which has gained momentum thanks to the digital revolution. From money to law enforcement, several issues arise when existing institutions and structures face this paradigm of governance. Current
technological developments will be presented and discussed, among which distributed ledger technologies and smart contracts. A presentation by Marco Crepaldi, PhD researcher in the field, will set the stage for a discussion among interested scholars about this new (but not

Jessica Lawrence: Governmentality in EU Trade and Environment Policy: Between Rights and Market

March 6, 2018

Dr. Jessica Lawrence, Assistant Professor of International Business Law at CEU’s Department of Legal Studies, has published her new book Governmentality in EU Trade and Environment Policy: Between Rights and Market (Routledge 2018).

Caterina Sganga: Propertizing European Copyright History, Challenges and Opportunities

March 6, 2018

Caterina Sganga, associate professor in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, has recently intervened in the debate on the construction and development of EU copyright law with her new book “Propertizing European Copyright. History, Challenges and Opportunities,” published by Edward Elgar.

CEU Legal Studies Ranked in QS World Top 200

March 5, 2018

CEU’s Department of Legal Studies is proud to have been ranked in the top 200 Law Programs in the world by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2018, maintaining our ranking from 2017.