Author Archives: jhuccsdd

Spring Break Trip to Tunisia

Sabrina Zechmeister, Johns Hopkins SAIS MA candidate and ILAW concentrator, visited Tunisia during spring break, together with a group of fellow SAIS students. During the trip, they had the opportunity to meet representatives of NGOs, the UNHCR and World Bank … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Election update, Author: Miriam Siemes, 23. 11. 2018

The end of an era On October 29, Angela Merkel declared that she would not run for the party chair of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) again, a position she held for the past 18 years. It marks the beginning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

U.S. MIDTERM ELECTIONS 2018 A Referendum on Trump, Author: Cinzia Chiriac

The midterm elections on November 6th marked two years since Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election. The elections represent the first test of how the Republican party is faring in the eyes of American citizens, and their results … Continue reading

Posted in article | Leave a comment

The Polish Constitutional Crisis – a Drama in Three Acts

by Malwina Wojcik On 20 December 2017 the European Commission adopted a Reasoned Proposal for a Council Decision regarding the systematic violations of the rule of law in Poland, taking the first step to an unprecedented launch of the Art. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Conference on Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives – Call for papers

The third Annual Illinois-Bologna Conference on Constitutional History: Comparative Perspectives will be held in Bologna, Italy, on November 13 and 14, 2017. The conference keynote speaker will be Giuliano Amato, Judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy, former Prime Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The ССSDD would like to present you the TENTATIVE SCHEDULE of SUMMER SCHOOL “EU and Legal Reform” 2017

Tentative Schedule

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

International Human Rights Class: 2017 Indigenous People’s Rights Role Play

On Monday, May 1, students in Prof. Pennicino and Prof. Frosini’s International Human Rights class participated in an indigenous people’s rights role play. Beforehand, background knowledge was provided on the international provisions relevant to indigenous peoples and the importance of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment