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Teresa Violante, M.A. (Padova)

Visiting Research Fellow

violante@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

European and Portuguese Constitutional Law, Constitutional Adjudication, Comparative Constitutional Law, Empirical Legal Studies

Academic Career:

Since 10/2017: Research Fellow of the Emmy-Noether Research Group (DFG) on "Transnational Solidarity Conflicts (TSC): Constitutional Courts as Fora of and Players in Conflict Resolution" at Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.; more information at www.tsc-project.org 

Since 10/2017: Visiting Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

 

4/2007 – 10/2017: Law Clerk at the Portuguese Constitutional Court

Since 12/2015: Researcher Coordinator of the Research Project on “The Judicial Impact of the Crisis: An Analysis of the Adjudication in a Context of Financial and Economic Crisis”, at Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation; more information at http://www.ffms.pt/area-cientifica/detalhe/1262/a-crise-nos-tribunais#page-sinopse-1262  

 

Since December 2009: Researcher (Without PhD) at CEDIS from NOVA Law School (Lisbon, Portugal); more information at http://cedis.fd.unl.pt

Since October 2008: Phd candidate at NOVA Law School (part-time position). Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Maria Lúcia Amaral. Working title: Democracy and Constitutionalism in Portugal: the Dialogue Between the Constitutional Court and the Legislator

10/2007-7/2008: Post-Graduation in EC Competition Law, King´s College London (United Kingdom)

 

9/1999-9/2000: European Master´s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation, Università Degli Studi di Padova (Italy). Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Vital Moreira. Topic of master thesis: Angola: The Way to Democratization

 

 

1/1999-4/1999: Law School at Universität Utrecht (The Netherlands)

9/1994-9/1999: Law School at Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)

Publications

Recent

  • “La jurisprudence constitutionnelle portugaise et les questions qui divisent la société”. In: 40 ans de la Constitution portugaise. UPPA, Pau 2017 (with Ana Rita Gil, forthcoming).
  • "Constitutional Courts". In: Iberian Legislatures in Comparative Perspective, Jorge M. Fernandes. Routledge, London 2018 , (with N. Garoupa,-J. Solanes, forth.).
  • "The Constitutional Performance of Austerity in Portugal". In: Liberal Democratic Constitutions During Severe Financial Crises: Theory and Pratice. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2018 (with Patrícia André, forthcoming).

Further

  • "O objeto do processo nos recursos de constitucionalidade: reflexões à luz do sistema português de fiscalização concreta". In: Estudos em Homenagem ao Conselheiro Presidente Rui Manuel de Moura Ramos. Almedina, Coimbra 2016 (with J. M. Silva), 529-579.
  • "A arbitragem tributária e o recurso de constitucionalidade". In: Revista do Ministério Público 145, 155-183 (2016).
  • "Austerity measures under judicial scrutiny: the Portuguese constitutional case law". In: European Constitutional Law Review 11, 155-183 (2015), with Mariana Canotilho and Rui Lanceiro.
  • "The Portuguese Republic". In: Constitutional Law of the EU Member States. Kluwer, Deventer 2014 (with Vera Eiró), 1299-1350.
  • O princípio da proporcionalidade e da razoabilidade na jurisprudência constitucional, também em relação com a Jurisprudência dos Tribunais Europeus – Relatório do Tribunal Constitucional de Portugal

    XV Conferência trilateral dos Tribunais Constitucionais de Espanha, Itália e Portugal, 2013
  • "Judicial Function in Context: Contextualising the Debate on Judicial Activism in the US Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice". In: The Long Quest for Identity. Political Identity and Fundamental Rights Protection in the European Union. Peter Lang, London 2013, 129-219.
  • "Judicial dialogue e casamento entre pessoas do mesmo sexo". In: 35.º aniversário da Constituição de 1976, vol. II. Coimbra Editora, Coimbra 2012, 211-238.
  • "A adjudicação constitucional e o direito comparado". In: Teoria da argumentação e neo-constitucionalismo. Um conjunto de perspectivas., António Manuel Hespanha. Almedina, Coimbra 2011, 337-359.
  • "O debate entre Dworkin e Posner - Algumas notas sobre o lugar e e a função da judicatura" a. In: Themis - Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Nova de Lisboa 19, 195-229 (2010).
  • "As emissões ilícitas no Código Civil português". In: Estudos em Memória do Conselheiro Luís Nunes de Almeida. Coimbra Editora, Coimbra 2007, 1071-1127.
  • "Os recursos jurisdicionais na nova justiça administrativa". In: O Direito 139, 841-877 (2007).