András Jakab, LLM, PhD, Tenured Research Chair

Schumpeter Fellow

Kontakt:

E-Mail: ajakab@mpil.de



Forschungsschwerpunkte:

comparative constitutional law, legal theory

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang:

András Jakab is the Director of the Institute for Legal Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest where he also holds a tenured research chair, and he is a Schumpeter Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg where he is currently leading a five years project on comparative constitutional reasoning. Formerly he held different research and teaching positions at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest (2010-2011); at the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (CEPC) in Madrid (2008-2010); at the University of Liverpool (2006-2008); at the Nottingham Trent University (2004-2006); at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (2003-2004); and at the Calvinist University Károli Gáspár in Budapest (2001-2003). His main research interests are legal theory (esp. theory of norms), constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law.

Aktuelle Publikationen

  • Távolabb kerültünk az európai mainstreamtől (We are further from the European Mainstream) [interview]. In: Mérlegen az Alaptörvény (Revisiting the Basic Law), Benedek Molnár , Márton Németh , Péter Tóth (Hrsg.). HVG Orac, Budapest 2013, 111-128.
  • Supremacy of the EU Charter in National Courts in Purely Domestic Cases. In: verfassungsblog.de, xxx, 27.03.2013. http://www.verfassungsblog.de/en/hungary-taking-action-andras-jakab/#.UVRF8xe86Hs
  • Buchbesprechung: Varga, Zs András: Ombudsman, ügyész, magánjogi felelősség. Alternatív közigazgatási kontroll Magyarországon, Budapest, 2012. In: Iustum Aequum Salutare , 1, 195-199, 2013.
  • Continuity with Deficiencies: The New Basic Law of Hungary. In: European Constitutional Law Review 9, 102-138 (2013/1) (zusammen mit Pál Sonnevend).
  • Judicial Reasoning in Constitutional Courts. A European Perspective. In: German Law Journal 14, 1215-1278 (2013/8). http://www.germanlawjournal.com/index.php?pageID=11&artID=1553
  • Foreword: Understanding Constitutional Reasoning. In: German Law Journal 14, 983-1015 (2013/8). http://www.germanlawjournal.com/index.php?pageID=11&artID=1541
  • A különleges jogrend (State of Emergency). In: Bevezetés az alkotmányjogba (Introduction to Constitutional Law), László Trócsányi, Balázs Schanda (Hrsg.). HVG Orac, Budapest 2013, 465-490 (zusammen mit Szabolcs Till).
  • A jogforrási rendszer (The System of the Sources of Law). In: Bevezetés az alkotmányjogba (Introduction to Constitutional Law), László Trócsányi, Balázs Schanda (Hrsg.). HVG Orac, Budapest 2013, 111-168.
  • Constitutional Reasoning. special issue, German Law Journal, 2013/8, 979-1626 S. (Hrsg. mit Arthur Dyevre) http://www.germanlawjournal.com/index.php?pageID=2&vol=14&no=8
  • Alkotmányozás Magyarországon 2010-2011 (Constitution-Making in Hungary 2010-2011). Pázmány Press, Budapest, 2012, vols I-II, pp. 438 + 504 S. (Hrsg. mit Tímea Drinóczi)
  • On the Legitimacy of a New Constitution. Remarks on the Occasion of the New Hungarian Basic Law of 2011. In: Crisis and Quality of Democracy in Eastern Europe, Miodrag A. Jovanović / Đorđe Pavićević (Hrsg.). Eleven, The Hague 2012, 61-76.
  • A különleges jogrend (State of Emergency). In: Bevezetés az alkotmányjogba (Introduction to Constitutional Law), László Trócsányi / Balázs Schanda (Hrsg.). HVG Orac, Budapest 2012, 429-453 (zusammen mit Szabolcs Till).
  • 40. Kontinuiteta s pomanjkljivostmi: novi Madžarski temeljni zakon (Continuity with Deficiencies. The new Hungarian Basic Law). In: Revus 17, 77-90 (2012) (zusammen mit Pál Sonnevend).
  • Kontinuität mit Mängeln: Das neue ungarische Grundgesetz. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht 1, 79-102 (2012) (zusammen mit Pál Sonnevend).
  • Full Parliamentarisation of the EU without Changing the Treaties. Why We Should Aim for It and How Easily It Can be Achieved. In: Jean Monnet Working Papers 3, 1-33 (2012). http://centers.law.nyu.edu/jeanmonnet/papers/12/documents/JMWP03Jakab.pdf
  • Az új Alaptörvény keletkezése és gyakorlati következményei (The Birth of the New [Hungarian] Basic Law and Its Practical Consequences). HVG-Orac, Budapest, 2011, 379 S.
  • Wissenschaft vom Verwaltungsrecht: Ungarn. In: Ius Publicum Europaeum IV., Armin von Bogdandy – Sabino Cassese – Peter M. Huber (Hrsg.). CF Müller, Heidelberg 2011, 365-396.
  • Kelsens Rezeption in Ungarn. In: Hans Kelsen anderswo. Hans Kelsen abroad. Der Einfluss der Reinen Rechtslehre auf die Rechtstheorie in verschiedenen Ländern III., Robert Walter – Clemens Jabloner – Klaus Zeleny (Hrsg.). Manz, Wien 2010, 41-71.
  • Breaching Constitutional Law on Moral Grounds in the Fight against Terrorism. Implied Presuppositions and Proposed Solutions in the Discourse on ‘the Rule of Law vs. Terrorism’. In: International Journal of Constitutional Law 9/1, 58-78 (2011).
  • Miért nincs szükségünk második kamarára? (Why we do not need a second chamber?). In: Politikatudományi Szemle (Review of Political Science) 20/1, 7-30 (2011).
  • Seven Role Models of Legal Scholars. In: German Law Journal 12/2, 757-784 (2011).
  • Az alkotmányozás előkérdéseiről (Preliminary Questions of the Constitution Making). In: Iustum Aequum Salutare 6/4, 11-17 (2010).
  • Mire jó egy alkotmány? Avagy az újonnan elkészülő alkotmány legitimitásának kérdése (What is a Constitution for? The legitimacy question of the new Constitution). In: Kommentár...a magyarázat (Commentary...the explanation) 14/6, 10-23 (2010).
  • A közigazgatási jog tudománya és oktatása Magyarországon (Scholarship and Teaching of Administrative Law in Hungary). In: Új Magyar Közigazgatás (New Hungarian Administration) 3/9, 31-44 (2010).
  • Az Alkotmánybíróság első határozata a bejegyzett élettársi kapcsolatról (The First Decision of the Hungarian Constitutional Court on Registered Partnerships). In: Jogesetek Magyarázata 1/2, 9-16 (2010).
  • Dvije suprotstavljene paradigme kontinentalnoeuropskog ustavnopravnog mišljenja: Austrija i Njemačka (Two Opposing Paradigms of Continental European Constitutional Thinking: Austria and Germany). In: Revus 12, 137-163 (2010).
  • Ki a jó jogász, avagy tényleg jó bíró volt Magnaud? (What makes a good lawyer? Was Magnaud indeed such a good judge?). In: Jogesetek Magyarázata 1/1, 83-93 (2010).
  • A magyar jogi oktatás megújításához szükséges lépések. Reformjavaslat összehasonlító áttekintésre alapozva (Measures Necessary to Reshape the Legal Education in Hungary. Reform Proposal Based on a Comparative Overview). In: Magyar Jog (Hungarian Law) 4, 204-223 (2010).
  • Dos paradigmas encontrados del pensamiento constitucional en Europa: Austria y Alemania (Two Opposing Paradigms of Continental European Constitutional Thinking: Austria and Germany). In: Revista Española de Derecho Constitucional Nr. 88, 131-162 (2010).
  • Buchbesprechung: Elkins, Zachary, Ginsburg, Tom, Melton, James: The Endurance of National Constitutions, Oxford e.a., 2010. In: Közjogi Szemle (Review of Public Law), 2, 58-59, 2011.
  • Buchbesprechung: García-Pelayo, Manuel: Obras Completas de Manuel García-Pelayo, 2ª edición, Madrid, 2009. In: Der Staat, 1, 151-155, 2011.
  • Buchbesprechung: García-Pelayo, Manuel: Obras Completas de Manuel García-Pelayo, 2ª edición, Madrid, 2009. In: Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado, 1, 1437-1442, 2010.
  • Az Alkotmánybíróságról szóló rész ‘így aligha elfogadható’ – Jakab András jogász az alkotmánytervről (The part on the Constitutional Court ‘is actually not acceptable in this form’ – András Jakab lawyer on the proposal of the new Constitution). In: origo, 1, 10.03.2011. http://www.origo.hu/itthon/20110310-jakab-andras-a-ppke-docense-az-uj-alkotmany-tervezeterol.html
  • Népfelség és alkotmánybíráskodás (Popular Sovereignty and Constitutional Review). In: Heti Válasz (Weekly Response), 63, 10.02.2011.
  • Az alkotmányos rendszer arkhimédeszi pontja az alkotmánybíráskodás (The Archimedean point of a constitutional system is the constitutional court). In: HVG, 34-35, 15.01.2011.
  • Az új Alkotmány koncepcióterve: lebegtetés és pontatlanságok (The New Plan for a Constitution: Undecided Issues and Impreciseness). In: origo – komment.hu, 1, 09.12.2010. http://www.komment.hu/tartalom/20101209-velemeny-az-uj-alkotmanykoncepciorol.html

Vorträge

27.11.2013
The Hungarian Basic Law 2011
Ort / Zeit: Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Criminal Law (Freiburg)
20.11.2013
The CONREASON Project
Ort / Zeit: Humboldt University Berlin
14.11.2013
The Language of a Constitutional Discourse
international conference of PPKE BTK on “Constitutional Culture in Western and Central Europe”
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
02.10.1013
Az általános választójog története (The History of the Universal Suffrage)
conference of the Association of European Election Officials in the Mathias Corvinus Collegium
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
24.09.2013
Rights and Duties in Constitutions
the Central European Policy Centre’s conference on “Constitutionalism – American and European ways. Fundamental rights and values in Anglo-Saxon and Continental Models”
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
22.07.2013
Demographic Sustainability and Constitutional Law
the IVR XXVIth World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
Ort / Zeit: Belo Horizonte
05.07.2013
Constitutional Reasoning in Europe
VolkswagenStiftung Treffen der Geförderten
Ort / Zeit: Hannover
07.06.2013
Az új Alaptörvény rendelkezései a választási rendszerről (The Rules on the Elections in the New Basic Law)
conference of the National University of Public Service (NKE) and the Hungarian Lawyers Association (MJE) on “A magyar választási rendszer átalakulásának közjogi kihívásai” (Public Law Challenges of the Changes in the Electoral System)
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
03.06.2013
Jogegységi határozatok normatani kérdései (Quasi legislative acts of courts from the perspective of a theory of norms)
lecture at the Kúria (Hungarian Supreme Court)
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
31.05.2013
Bírói jogértelmezés az Alaptörvény tükrében (Judicial interpretation of laws in light of the [Hungarian] Basic Law)
conference of the University of Szeged on “Law in Action”
Ort / Zeit: Szeged
24.04.2013
The New Hungarian Basic Law of 2011
lecture at the University of Siena
Ort / Zeit: Siena
23.04.2014
Constitutional Change and Constitutional Review in Hungary. Recent Developments
lecture at LUISS University
Ort / Zeit: Rome
22.04.2013
The New Constitution of Hungary
lecture at the University Sapienza
Ort / Zeit: Rome
15.04.2013
Wozu dient eine Verfassung?
lecture at the conference of the Andrássy University on “Verfassunggebung in konsolidierten Demokratien”
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
08.04.2013
Constitutional Visions of the Nation
lecture at the conference of the Research Institute for Hungarian Communities Abroad (NPKI) on “Territorial Autonomies in Europe: Solutions and Challenges”
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
09.03.2013
The Constitution of Europe
lecture at the conference of the Foundation Joseph Károlyi on “What is a Constitution Good For? Between National Differences and European Consensus”
Ort / Zeit: Fehérvárcsurgó (Hungary)
21.02.2013
The Individual and Political Participation
invited comment on Viorelia Gasca’s “The Individual and Political Participation” (Eunacon Closing Conference)
Ort / Zeit: Maastricht
20.09.2012
“Az új Alaptörvény és a jogértelmezés” (New Hungarian Basic Law and the Judicial Interpretation of Statutes)
lecture at the Hungarian Academy for the Education of Judges (Magyar Bíróképző Akadémia)
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
26.06.2012
Constitutional Visions of the Nation
lecture at Pompeu Fabra University
Ort / Zeit: Barcelona
30.05.2012
Continuity with Deficiencies: The New Hungarian Basic Law
lecture at the University of Luxembourg
Ort / Zeit: Luxembourg
18.04.2012
Judge Made Law in Hungarian Legal History
lecture at the conference of the Opten Kft. on “Judge Made Law in Hungary” at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
10.04.2012
Judicial Reasoning in Constitutional Courts
Berger Lecture at Cornell Law School
Ort / Zeit: Ithaca NY (USA)
13.03.2012
Constitutional Visions of the Nation
lecture at the conference on “The Challenges of Multiculturalism”
Ort / Zeit: Belgrade
29.02.2012
“Az új Magyar Alaptörvény” (The New Hungarian Basic Law)

lecture at the Sapientia University

Ort / Zeit: Cluj (Romania)
26.01.2012
Democratizing the European Union
lecture at Central European University Political Science Department
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
28.09.2011
A független intézmények értelme egy alkotmányos demokráciában (The Reasons for Having Independent Institutions in a Constitutional Democracy)
Conference organized by the Hungarian data protection commissioner on “Data Protection Commissioner 1995-2011”.
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
20.05.2011 - 21.05.2011
Parliamentarisation of the EU without Changing the Treaties
Yearly Conference of the Hungarian Political Science Association, 20-21 May 2011 (Budapest, Central European University).
Ort / Zeit: Budapest
05.12.2010 - 10.12.2010
The Rule of Law in Times of Terrorist Challenge
World Congress of the International Association of Constitutional Law.
Ort / Zeit: Mexico City
18.11.2010 - 19.11.2010
Mire jó egy alkotmány? (What is a Constitution for?)
Keynote speech at the konference „Kovács István emléknapok” (István Kovács remembrance days).
Ort / Zeit: Szeged (Hungary)
01.06.2010 - 02.06.2010
Nice words with no practical relevance. Control of European affairs in the Hungarian Parliament
Lecture at the conference "The Role of National and Regional Parliaments in European Affairs and the Scrutiny of EU Legislation" (Palacio de Aljafería).
Ort / Zeit: Zaragoza (Spain)

Lehrveranstaltungen

2013/2014, first semester
Comparative Constitutional Law
Invited teacher (Lehrbeautragter) at the University of Heidelberg

Wissenschaftliche Auszeichnungen und Rufe

Jan. 2013 – tenured research chair (tudományos tanácsadó) and Director of the Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest)

19.09.2012      successful habilitation lecture (lecture to acquire a tenured professorship) at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest) on Legal Arguments Used in the Fight against Terrorism


Award for the best conference paper at the (quadrennial) VIIth World Congress of Constitutional Law Athens (Greece) by the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), 11-15 June 2007; title of the paper: “Neutralizing the Sovereignty Question”

Mitgliedschaften

MEMBERSHIPS IN LEARNED SOCIETIES

 

10.2011–         Member of the Committee of Legal and Political Sciences (Állam- és Jogtudományi Bizottság) at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 

06.2008–         Member of the Societas Iuris Publici Europaei (SIPE) (European Association of Public Lawyers)

 

07.2007–         Member of the Plenary Body (köztestületi tag) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)

 

03.2007–         Member of The Society of Legal Scholars (U.K.)

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

 

01.2013–         Editor in Chief of the quarterly Állam- és Jogtudomány (Science of Law and State)

 

10.2012–         member of the Editorial Board of the Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law (Eleven Publishing)

 

01.2011–         editor of the Pázmány Law Working Papers series, available at http://www.plwp.jak.ppke.hu/hu/

 

01.2010–         Founding Editor in Chief of the law journal Jogesetek Magyarázata (Case Notes), published quarterly by Opten Kft. (Hungary), available at www.jema.hu

Sonstiges

Funding applications, CONFERENCES ORGANISED AND PROJECTS LED

 

01.09.2011–    leading a project as a Schumpeter Fellow on “Constitutional Reasoning in Europe. A Linguistic Turn in Comparative Constitutional Law”, financed by the VolkswagenStiftung (499.300 Euro); project details available at http://www.mpil.de/ww/en/pub/organization/schumpeter.cfm

 

15.08.2011–    co-organised a Special Workshop on Constitutional Reasoning: Theoretical Perspectives at the IVR XXVth World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) (co-organiser: Arthur Dyevre)

 

04.02.2011      co-organised a national conference on constitution making (co-organiser: Tímea Drinóczi) (Budapest, PPKE JÁK, PTE ÁJK)

 

20.12.2010      co-organised a national conference on constitution making (co-organiser: András Körösényi) (Budapest, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Political Sciences), title of the conference: Alkotmányozás Magyarországon és máshol. Politikatudományi és közjogi megközelítések (Constitution-Making in Hungary and Elsewhere. Approaches in Political Science and Public Law)

 

09.2010–         co-organised the legal research seminar series at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Pázmány Jogi Műhelyszemináriumok, co-organiser: András Koltay)

 

09.2009–06.2010        co-organised the international lecture series of the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (co-organisers: Lasse Thomassen and Amaya Úbeda de Torres)

 

15–22.09.2009            co-organised a Special Workshop on The Many Fates of Legal Positivism at the IVR XXIVth World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy in Beijing (China) (co-organisers: Otto Pfersmann and Jürgen Busch)

 

06.2006–11.2009        led the project on the Commentary on the Hungarian Constitution (through election by the then project-participants) taken over from László Sólyom (former president of the Hungarian Constitutional Court) after his withdrawal following his election as the President of the Republic of Hungary; project data: 5 workshops during Autumn 2007 – Spring 2008, 45 participants, budget ca. 50.000 Euro

 

7–8.04.2006    conference organised together with Prof. Péter Takács (the then Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law, ELTE University Budapest) on The Transformation of the Hungarian Legal Order 1985/1990-2005 

 

04.2003           successfully applied on behalf of the Calvinist University Károli Gáspár to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for the sponsorship of a research group of two academics on the law of copyright

 

10.2002–02.2003        organised a conference on “Enforcement of Law – Application of Law”, Calvinist University Károli Gáspár in Budapest (Hungary)

 


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