Constitutional identity of a member state of the European Union as Hungary is can be examined from – at least – two points of view, with reference to the own constitutional tradition reflected by the Constitution (the Fundamental law in the case of Hungary) and with reference to the European Law. My conviction is that the two approaches may not result in contradictory conclusions, and that in our case there is really no… Tovább
Our meeting focuses on the theme of the constitutional identity of the European Union (EU), a theme that is successfully summarized by the term “Eudentity”. This term evokes the phrase “united in diversity”, the motto of the EU that conveys a core feature of the European juridical space, where common values and national particularities are called upon to coexist in an equilibrium that must be continually sought.
It is important at the beginning to identify the way I look at the relationship between national, European and international legal orders. In view of the theories of law developed since the 19th century and the practice within the constitutional law today, we have at least three possible approaches. There is an approach that explains this relationship by reference to the autonomous but interrelated character of the… Tovább
The system of the protection of rights, i.e. national, international, and European rights in Europe is rather complex. The reasons for that are numerous. On the one side, national judicial systems are diversely regulated, and procedural sovereignty is preserved to a large extent. On the other side, rules stemming from the international and European levels are influencing the national legal orders.… Tovább
Sehr geehrter Herr Präsident von Ungarn,Sehr geehrter Herr Justizminister,Sehr geehrter Herr Präsident des Verfassungsgerichts von Ungarn,Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,1. Einleitung
Das ungarische Verfassungsgericht hat auch die Schweiz als Nicht-Mitglied der EU zu dieser Tagung eingeladen – wofür wir uns herzlich bedanken – und hat uns ebenfalls für eine kurze Präsentation angefragt. Auch wenn … Tovább