LEGS Students visit the Austrian Constitutional Court

February 20, 2024

Today, students and researchers of the Department of Legal Studies visited the Austrian Constitutional Court, known as being the first centralized constitutional court in the world. 

SJD candidates Marie Laur and Mark Warren are recipients of awards for doctoral students

January 30, 2024

The Department of Legal Studies is proud to announce that two of our SJD candidates received doctoral awards that recognize outstanding performance in research in the case of advanced students, and in coursework and comprehensive exams in the case of first year students. The awardees have been selected by the University Doctoral Committee. The recipients of the awards are Mark Warren (SJD - 2nd year), who received the Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students, and Marie Laur  (SJD - 4th year), who received the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students.

Professor Petsche publishes his new book: “The Concept of Investment in ICSID Arbitration” with Oxford University Press

January 9, 2024

Professor Petsche’s new book explores the meaning of “investment” within the context of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration. 

Professor Tibor Tajti's new article "A New Frontier: The Challenges Surrounding the Deepening Impact of Data Protection Regulations on Bankruptcy Law"

January 3, 2024

Professor Tibor Tajti’s new article focuses on the increasing impact, and the variations thereof, European and other data protection/privacy laws have on insolvency/bankruptcy laws, including conflicts between these two branches of law. 

Professor Mathias Möschel's Presentation at the Sigmund Freud University

November 14, 2023

On 13 November 2023, Associate Professor and Head of the Legal Studies Department, Mathias Moschel, presented on “Cooling things off at apex courts” at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna. In his presentation he focused on the emergence, the increased use, and the different rationales of cooling-off periods at apex courts around the Globe.