Department of Law

EUI Moot Court team reach semi-final

The European Law Moot Court competition is a pleading competition on EU law created 25 years ago. Between 70 and 80 teams from universities all over the world compete between September and April on a case of EU law. The competition involves a written phase, where each team has to submit observations on the case. […]

Emilie Hunter appointed Deputy Director to CILRAP-CMN

Emilie Hunter has been appointed Deputy Director to CILRAP-CMN after the project “Enhancing the Rome Statute System of Justice: Supporting National Ownership of Criminal Justice Procedures through Technology-Driven Services”

Doctoral Prize for François-Xavier Millet

François-Xavier Millet has received the 2013 prize for the best doctoral these from the Constitutional Council of France at an award ceremony in Paris.

Law alumna heads up European Audiovisual Observatory

Susanne Roggenbuck Nikoltchev (LLM 1988-89) has been appointed Executive Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory (an enlarged partial agreement of the Council of Europe). The role of the Observatory is to  create transparency in the European audiovisual sector and to provide information services for audiovisual experts. Nikoltchev is an international media lawyer with a specialty […]

New School professor speaks at the EUI

On 20 May Professor Andrew Arato, from the New School for Social Research, will deliver a lecture on constitution-making in the Arab Spring. Arato is currently the New School’s Dorothy Hart Hirshon Professor of Political and Social Theory and he has taught at EHESS Paris and Sciences Po Paris. The event is co-organised by the […]

Two alumni to enter academia in France

Following their thesis defences in December, two EUI law alumni have recently been qualified as lecturers in France. The National Council of Universities (Conseil National des Universités, CNU) announced on 22 February that Charlotte Beaucillon and François-Xavier Millet are two of the 46 selected academics in law. They are now eligible to apply for academic […]

Law researchers receive Fulbright Schuman grants

Two second-year researchers have been awarded Fulbright Schuman grants, which will see them move to New York in the autumn. Emmanuel De Groof, researching domestic transitional authorities, will spend one semester at New York University (NYU) School of Law within the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. Anna Marhold, who works on international trade law, will […]

Washington College of Law awards EUI researcher

  An EUI researcher has won the 2013 International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition, awarded by the American University Washington College of Law. Antoine Perret, a third-year researcher who focuses on military companies and private security in Latin America, submitted a paper entitled ‘In the crosshairs: the spirit of international humanitarian law in the war […]