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Luke Dimitrios Spieker

Maîtrise en droit (Paris II), LL.M. (King's College London), Research Fellow

spieker@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-412

Main Fields of Research:

European Union Law (esp. EU Constitutional Law), EU values, EU Rule of Law, relationship of national constitutional courts and ECJ

Academic Career:

Since 06/2018 | Research Fellow and PhD Candidate at the MPIL

 

09/2017 - 06/2018 | King's College London, LL.M. (David D. Caron Memorial Prize/Ondrej Petr Prize)

 

06 - 09/2017 | Internships with Germany‘s Representation before the European Courts (EA 5, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, Berlin) and with Advocate General Prof. Dr. Juliane Kokott (European Court of Justice, Luxembourg)

 

09/2016 - 06/2017 | Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Maîtrise en droit européen (Major de Promotion)

 

08/2016 | First German State Examination, Berlin (Faculty Prize)

 

10/2012 - 08/2016 | Humboldt-University Berlin, Law Studies, European Law School Programme

 

  • Exchange with Tbilissi State University (Austauschnetzwerk Ost-West), with a research stay in Georgia
  • Internships with the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the German Bundestag, the German Federal Foreign Office and the Brussels Office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

 

Publications

Recent

  • Does Article 15 ECHR Still Matter in Military Operations Abroad? The UK government´s 'Presumption to Derogate’ – Much Ado about Nothing? In: MPIL Research Paper 2 (2019), forthcoming German Law Journal 20 (2019). SSRN
  • From Moral Values to Legal Obligations – On How to Activate the Union’s Common Values in the EU Rule of Law Crisis. In: MPIL Research Paper 24 24 (2018), forthcoming ZaöRV 79 (2019). SSRN

Further

  • Die Identitätskontrolle des BVerfG und ihr Verhältnis zum Schutz der nationalen Identität durch den EuGH. In: Jurisdiktionskonflikte, Matthias Klatt (ed.). Nomos, Baden Baden 2015, 111-144.
  • Deutsche Identität im Kontext der europäischen Integration. In: Nation 2012?, Andreas Apelt, Heide Gebhart, Eckhard Jessen (eds.). Mitteldeutscher Verlag, Halle (Saale) 2013, 201-214.

Honours

12/2018 | Awarded the David D. Caron Memorial Prize for the Best Student on the LL.M. (general); the David D. Caron Memorial Prize for the Best Dissertation on the LL.M. (general); the Ondrej Petr Creative Writing Prize for the Best Distinction Dissertation by Students whose native Language is not English by the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London

11/2017 | Faculty Price for the best result in the First State Examination 

2015 - 2018 | Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

08/2013 | Fellow of the Studentenforum im Tönissteiner Kreis e.V.

2012 - 2017 | Scholarship of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation

03/2012 | Harvard Diplomacy Award of Harvard World MUN 2012 (Vancouver)

Miscellaneous

Languages

 German, Greek, English, French, Italian