ERA: Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law

Date

18 Oct 2018 to 19 Oct 2018

Address

  Strasbourg
France

Section

Education

Event Description

Objective

This seminar will provide legal practitioners with an update on the case law developed by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) on freedom of religion, focusing on judgments since 2015.

Key topics

  • Freedom of religion at national and international levels
  • The State’s duty of neutrality
  • Places of worship and religious practice
  • Conscientious objectors
  • Religious education
  • Religious symbols and clothing
  • Relationship between the State and religious communities

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Optional ECtHR Visit: Participants will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Human  Rights. The visit will include the screening of a documentary followed by a  presentation on the role and work of the ECtHR.

Language: English

Organiser: Sanja Jovičić (ERA)

Event number: 418D86

 

 

 

Speakers

Sanja Jovičić, Course Director, European Public Law Section, ERA, Trier

Yannis Ktistakis, Lawyer, Ktistakis & Associates Law Firm; Professor of Public International Law, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece, and Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

Ronan McCrea, Senior Lecturer, UCL Faculty of Law, London; Member of the Bar of England and Wales and the Bar of Ireland; former Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the EU

Daniel Rietiker, Senior Lawyer, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Robert R. Spano, Judge, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Mirosław Wróblewski, Head of the Constitutional, European and International Law Department, Office of the Polish Ombudsman, Warsaw

Carla Zoethout, Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Humanities and Law, Open University, the Netherlands; Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam

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Speakers

Sanja Jovičić, Course Director, European Public Law Section, ERA, Trier

Yannis Ktistakis, Lawyer, Ktistakis & Associates Law Firm; Professor of Public International Law, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece, and Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

Ronan McCrea, Senior Lecturer, UCL Faculty of Law, London; Member of the Bar of England and Wales and the Bar of Ireland; former Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the EU

Daniel Rietiker, Senior Lawyer, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Robert R. Spano, Judge, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Mirosław Wróblewski, Head of the Constitutional, European and International Law Department, Office of the Polish Ombudsman, Warsaw

Carla Zoethout, Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Humanities and Law, Open University, the Netherlands; Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam

 

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