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Professor András Sajó appointed member of the Facebook Oversight Board

May 27, 2020

In May 2020, Facebook has announced the list of 20 members who will serve on its new independent body, the Facebook Oversight Board. The names included Nobel laureates, prime ministers, think tank executives, constitutional law professors, and others. András Sajó, professor and founding dean of the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, is among the first 20 members.

Forthcoming publication: Virág Blazsek’s Banking Bailout Law by Routledge

May 26, 2020

Virág Blazsek’s book, Banking Bailout Law, A Comparative Study of the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union, is now available for pre-order at Routledge. The book examines the different bank bailout and resolution techniques and tools through carefully selected case studies from the US, the EU, the UK, Spain and Hungary.

Just published: Praštalo on the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

May 4, 2020

Boris Praštalo, a CEU alumnus (SJD in Department of Legal Studies '19), recently published his book: Uniformity in the Application of the CISG: Analysis of the Problem and Recommendations for the Future with Wolters Kluwer.

Magdalena Smieszek Defends Doctoral Dissertation Online with Top Grade

April 30, 2020

On March 31, 2020, Magdalena Smieszek defended her doctoral dissertation entitled “The Evolving Psychology of Inclusion and Exclusion in European Human Rights and Asylum Frameworks”. 

Interview with Assistant Professor Tommaso Soave

April 30, 2020

The Department of Legal Studies would like to introduce our newest Faculty member Assistant Professor Tommaso Soave. In the interview conducted by our CCL LLM student Ahmed Elbasuoney as part of an upcoming interview series, Professor Soave discusses his experience joining the Department in the beginning of March, his professional background, experience with online teaching and his hobbies.