• 13 January 2017 70 days ago

    CLS Summer School 2017: Law and Values of the European Union

    New year, new topic, new date. Common Law Society Summer School 2017: Law and Values of the European Union, View from a Mountain will be held from 9 to 22 July 2017 yet again in the magical settings of the Giant Mountains in the Czech Republic. more

  • 27 December 2016 87 days ago

    PF 2017

    From the bottom of our hearts, we - members of the organising team of the Common Law Society Summer School - would like to wish you a wonderful year 2017 full of joy, hapiness and personal success. more

  • 15 December 2016 99 days ago

    Organising team meeting

    Yesterday, members of the organising team met at Jan Komarek's place in order to discuss the 2017 edition of the summer school. Are you curious about the date and the topic? Follow us, you will find out soon! more

  • 24 October 2016 151 days ago

    Meeting with CLS members

    A part of our team met with active members of Common Law Society on Friday 14 October. Our academic director Jan Komárek introduced himself alongside with his vision for future cooperation. Over a delicious dinner, we had also an opportunity to discuss some new organisational developments. It seems that you can look forward to meeting some new faces in our team next year. more

  • 20 July 2016 247 days ago

    Day 10: Migration and cyber security

    Ana Beduschi addressed one of the most difficult challenges the EU has ever faced - the migration crisis. The class tried to identify its roots and possible ways through it with respect to all related social, economic and security issues. In the afternoon, our other guest from the University of Exeter Kubo Mačák talked about cyber security in Europe and in the world. Although there were not many international lawyers among the participants, Kubo got everyone participating and engaged as only he can. more

  • 19 July 2016 248 days ago

    Day 9: Fundamental values, monetary union and austerity

    Tuesday was all dedicated to the general course. Jan talked about EU’s fundamental values, the core of the European integration - the market and competition and after the lunch, issues of monetary union, austerity policies and wealth redistribution in the EU were addressed. Given the fact that among the participants there were students from all parts of Europe, the discussion on this topic was particularly enriching. more

  • 18 July 2016 249 days ago

    Day 8: Brexit and moot case

    The morning sessions were dedicated to the topic of Brexit, which was again presented by Ciarán Burke. The goal of the discussion was to analyse the cause and grounds for the recent vote of the British people, to draw some conclusions and to look into possible solutions of the current tricky EU-UK relationship. After the lunch, the moot court case was distributed amongst the participants and immediately they dived into it with all their mental and physical powers. more

  • 17 July 2016 250 days ago

    Days 6&7: Hiking, Prague and relaxation

    On the weekend, the academic programme was put on hold and while some of the participants went to visit the most beautiful among all cities - Prague - a bigger part of the group stayed in the mountains and were discovering the gorgeous Krkonoše national park, which surrounds us for the two weeks. To those who climbed the highest peak Sněžka (1603 m), a tribute should be paid. Sunday was aptly a day of rest and preparations for the second week of the course. more

  • 15 July 2016 252 days ago

    Day 5: European democracy, The EU’s judicial system and fundamental rights

    Friday was dedicated entirely to Jan Komarek and the general course. Students discussed the challenges posed by current developments in the world to the European democracy, judicial system and fundamental rights. more

  • 14 July 2016 253 days ago

    Day 4: National parliaments, European identity and citizenship in Europe

    Jan continued with his general course, this time on the topic of national parliaments and citizens initiative. Jan contrasted the domestic processes and the processes on the EU level to show how powers are conferred and divided on both levels and to pinpoint certain neuralgic points of democracy in the EU. more

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