The website was originally intended for Hungarian audience, vast majority of its content is in Hungarian. Probably it is going to change.
Blog posts are written in Hungarian and those which may be interesting for English-speaking international audience, are translated to English or may originally be written in English, in both cases organised under the category “English”. You may easily find them be using the search engine, searching for the word “English”. Alternatively, You may find posts in English scrolled below.
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Yesterday I had the opportunity to participate in an international conference organised by the Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) of Lithuania. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the conference was organised online, and it has covered various aspects related to the 70 years anniversary of the existence of the European Convention on Human Rights, and … “My presentation at the conference of MRU on 70 years of the ECHR” olvasásának folytatása
After the judgment finally rendered by the European Court of Justice on the infringement procedure initiated by the European Commission against Hungary for adoption of the so-called “NGO Transparency Law”, finding it actually being in violation of EU law, the minister of justice has immediately reacted with some strange “explanation”, seemingly arguing it is an … “Post-truth, alternative “facts” by the Hungarian minister of justice” olvasásának folytatása
Az Európai Bizottság elnöke is megszólalt a német Alkotmánybíróság korábban már bemutatott döntésével kapcsolatban. Itt elolvasható, elsőre nem tűnik ki belőle semmi extra (azon túl, hogy elfelejtette Strasbourgot, amelynek gyakorlata a Maastrichti szerződés óta az uniós jog elsődleges forrásai közé tartozik), ám az, hogy megemlíti a kötelezettségszegési eljárás megindításának lehetőségét, az azért felvet némi izgalmakat. … “BVerfG v. CJEU?” olvasásának folytatása
I have been asked for interviews by numerous representatives of international press and many colleagues working all over the world recently about the current situation in Hungary. I have decided to make these interviews and information available here as well and also to open an English section to my website. Expect more English content soon! … “Video interview about the recent “constitutional coup” in Hungary” olvasásának folytatása
My opinion was quoted in an article by Radio Free Europe about the new emergency legislation planned in Hungary, related to the coronavirus pandemic. I uphold my earlier opinion about the introduction of the state of emergency being against the Hungarian consitution, and this new piece of legislation is unneccessary and potentially capable of causing … “Quoted in Radio Free Europe” olvasásának folytatása
My analysis about the proposed new EU rule of law procedure is available under the title “Better protection of the rule of law – or of European taxpayers’ money” in the Reflection series of the IIR Prague. You can access the file here. The writing addresses some of the questions that may be raised related … “My analysis about the EU’s proposed new rule of law procedure” olvasásának folytatása
I have given an interview to Al Jazeera Balkans about the situation of the Macedonian ex prime minister Nikola Gruevski and his “strange travel” to Hungary. According to my opinion, his request for asylum and the whole process of him arriving to Hungary is legally dubious and probably will cause not only diplomatic trouble to … “My interview about Nikola Gruevski to Al Jazeera Balkans” olvasásának folytatása
My analysis about the newly adopted “lex CEU” in Hungary is available under the title “Attack on the CEU in Hungary – Attack only on academic freedom?” in the International Law Reflections series of the IIR Prague. You can access the document here. The writing addresses some of the questions that may be raised related … “My analysis on the “lex CEU”” olvasásának folytatása
A few days ago a leading daily newspaper has asked legal experts about the legislative situation in Hungary. I was one of them, giving my opinion on the matter. As You can see from the title, I am not a big fan. The whole article in English is available here.
After the Hungarian Parliament has adopted the text of the new constitution (the so-called Fundamental Law), as a reaction to the wide criticism, the Venice Commission (the main consultative and advisory professional body of the Council of Europe on consitutional matters) has decided to visit Hungary and have consultations with as many actors as possible … “Expert opinion to the Venice Commission: Notes on the new constitution / Fundamental Law of Hungary” olvasásának folytatása