Understanding Identity and the Legacy of Empire in European Constitutionalism: The Case of Hungary
—Marina Bán, Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, and Jennifer Pullicino Orlando, PhD Student, University of Copenhagen Introduction Hungary’s 2011 Fundamental Law is exemplary of mnemonic constitutionalism and the shaping of identities through the deployment of a defensive nationalism.
I-CONnect Video Interview Series: Jean-Philippe Derosier on National Limits to European Integration
–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this latest installment of our video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Jean-Philippe Derosier on the subject of national constitutional limits to European Integration. The subject of our discussion is his recent book, published in May 2015, entitled “Les limites constitutionnelles à l’intégration européenne,” a comparative study of limits that the French, German and Italian Constitutions establish to European integration.
Striking Down Austerity Measures: Crisis Jurisprudence in Europe
—Christina M. Akrivopoulou, Adjunct Lecturer, Democritus University of Thrace Due to the socialist ‘Carnation Revolution’ that led the country to its democratization after 1974, Portugal has inherited one of the most powerful Constitutions of Europe regarding the protection of social rights.