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"EUROGEDDON? "Legal Fallout and Constitutional Implications of the Current Crisis" with Professor Franz Mayer, Visiting Professor of Law

Start/End Tuesday, October 02, 2012 12:10 PM EDT -- 01:15 PM EDT
Location Name William and June Warren Hall, 6th floor conference room (600)


Please join Professor Mayer and the European Legal Studies Center for this topical lunchtime presentation followed by a lively Q&A session.

Lunch will be served. 

Franz C. Mayer holds the chair in Public Law, European Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law, and Law and Politics at the University of Bielefeld (Law Faculty). He studied law, political science, and history at the Universities of Bonn and Munich, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris), and at Yale Law School.

Mayer was a Senior Emile Noël Fellow, NYU School of Law 2011, was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School in 2000, and has been an annual visiting lecturer at the University of Warsaw since 2000. He was also a visiting professor at Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Paris 2 (Panthéon-Assas), and the European University Institute.  Mayer's teaching and research interests focus on European constitutional and administrative law, on comparative law, on the relationship between European law and politics, on parliaments in times of globalization, on Internet law, as well as on international law and public law.

He served as counsel to the German Parliament in the Treaty of Lisbon trial at the German Constitutional Court in 2008–2009 and in the Euro/EFSF-case in 2010–2011. He has frequently testified as an expert witness in parliamentary hearings on constitutional law and EU law.