Kategorie: Rule of Law Reflections
Rule of Law Reflections features selected publications from the re:constitution Working Paper series that address and deliberate current questions regarding democracy, the protection of fundamental rights and the rule of law in Europe. The series collects contributions from re:constitution Fellows & alumni and other members of the network connected to the programme. It includes both perspectives from academia and practice and aims to encourage debates and exchange across professional fields, disciplines and (national) borders. It is an open access format, informed by the ongoing research and experience of the authors and aiming to promote debate and commentary.
re:constitution – Exchange and Analysis on Democracy and the Rule of Law in Europe aims to inspire comprehensive discussion about and around questions of democracy, the rule of law, and the protection of fundamental rights in Europe. Funded by Stiftung Mercator and co-managed by the Forum Transregionale Studien and Democracy Reporting International, the programme awards Fellowships to early-career scholars and practitioners, offers topical analysis and builds up a growing European network of experts on the rule of law and democracy.
In this article, Katilin Sulyok analyses the growing body of future generations litigation, i.e. lawsuits in which plaintiffs seek protection to long-term needs of future generations typically in domestic climate change and environmental
In this article, Monika Rogers investigates if the historical ideas and beliefs about privacy and personal data protection are still shaping the experiences, law, perceptions and behaviours in the digital world of Lithuania, Russia and (East) Germany, three countries united by similar historical experiences of living in non-democratic sociesties with state-socialist legal systems.