Dimitry Kochenov, Lead Researcher of our Rule of Law working group gave an interview on Danish citizenship rules to the program Good Morning Europe on Euronews.
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“The recent jurisprudence of Hungarian apex courts based on changes inserted into the Hungarian Fundamental Law of 2011 and the provisions of the 2013 Civil Code on “violating the dignity of the Hungarian nation” set a dangerous precedent that could be broadly applied against critics of the government, aka the EU’s first electoral autocracy,” our Research Affiliate, Petra Bard writes in her post on Verfassungsblog.
Luiza Bialasiewicz, Nikolaus Forgo, Joelle Grogan, Oskar Gstrein and Dimitry Kochenov discussed European vaccine passports and their impact on the citizens’ rights and the Rule of Law in Europe.
In the latest RevDem Rule of Law podcast, Oliver Garner interviews Professor Nandini Ramanujam on the interplay of the concepts of academic freedom and the rule of law, in both liberal and illiberal societies.
Debates on the state of democracy in EU Member States have been intensifying. In a debate organized by the CEU Democracy Institute, chaired by Dimitry Kochenov and moderated by R. Daniel Kelemen, Vera Jourova, Clement Beaune and Michal Simecka addressed the question how to strengthen democracy at the national level.
Petr Agha (University of Copenhagen) reflects on the current "politics of antipopulism", tracing its roots back to the post-1989 transformation, and considers Central and Eastern Europe as a fertile testing ground for cracks in the ideology of the European project.
Nandini Ramanujam and Vishakha Wijenayake (McGill University) provide insights from their work at the academic freedom monitoring clinic on academic freedom and the Rule of Law in Russia, Poland, and Hungary.
Oliver Garner interviews Professor Dimitry Kochenov on the prospects for Member State to Member State infringement actions to enforce the Rule of Law in the EU.
In an interview with Oliver Garner, Professor Petra Bard argues that the new Regulation on budget conditionality could strengthen the EU’s enforcement prong in response to Rule of Law violations.