András Jakab

University of Salzburg

Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law

Kapitelgasse 5-7.

Salzburg, 5020

Austria

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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Concept and Function of Principles. A Critique of Robert Alexy

ON THE NATURE OF LEGAL PRINCIPLES (ARSP BEIHEFT No. 119), pp. 145-159, Martin Borowski, ed., Stuttgart: Steiner, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2011
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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principles, Robert Alexy, rules, norms, legal theory

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Judicial Reasoning in Constitutional Courts: A European Perspective

German Law Journal 2013/8. pp. 1215-1278
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2013
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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constitutional reasoning, Verfassungsdogmatik, legal reasoning, effet utile, Scalia, living tree, legal method, Ius Publicum Europaeum, originalism, Begriffsjurisprudenz, plain meaning rule, Golden Rule, literal rule, purposive interpretation, teleological interpretation, Brandeis Brief, analogy

Sustainability in European Constitutional Law

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper No. 2016-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jul 2016
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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suffrage for children, proxy vote, Demeny voting, Toynbee, ageing society, public finance, transparency, debt brake, deficit brake, balanced budget rule, sustainable development, environmental protection, financial crisis, paygo, language of rights, family suffrage, future generations

Sustainability in European Constitutional Law

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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suffrage for children, proxy vote, Demeny voting, Toynbee, ageing society, public finance, transparency, debt brake, deficit brake, balanced budget rule, sustainable development, protection of environment, financial crisis, paygo, language of rights, family suffrage, future generations

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Defining the Borders of the Political Community: Constitutional Visions of the Nation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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nationalism, ethnicity, constitutionalism, Belgium, Switzerland, civic nation, Verfassungspatriotismus

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International Indices as Models for the Rule of Law Scoreboard of the European Union: Methodological Issues

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper No. 2017-21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
András Jakab and Viktor Oliver Lorincz
University of Salzburg and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Centre for Social Sciences
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European Scoreboard of Rule of Law, international indices, Freedom in the World, Bertelsmann Transformation Index, Worldwide Governance Indicators, World Justice Project, Rule of Law Index, conceptualisation, law & statistics, measuring legal systems, empirical methodology

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What Can Constitutional Law Do Against the Erosion of Democracy and the Rule of Law? On the Interconnectedness of the Protection of Democracy and the Rule of Law

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2019
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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illiberalism, populism, the rule of law crisis of the European Union, quantitative methods in constitutional law, institutionalism, political morality, institutional alcoholism, Böckenförde Dilemma

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Application of the EU Charter by National Courts in Purely Domestic Cases

András Jakab / Dimitry Kochenov (eds), The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States’ Compliance (Oxford: Oxford University Press Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, basic values, enforcement mechanisms, scope of application, reverse Solange, EU citizenship, competence creep, leading cases, European Court of Justice, constitutionalism

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On the Legitimacy of a New Constitution - Remarks on the Occasion of the New Hungarian Basic Law of 2011

Miodrag A. Jovanović – Đorđe Pavićević (eds): Crisis and Quality of Democracy in Eastern Europe (The Hague: Eleven 2012) pp. 61-76
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2013
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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legitimacy, Hungary, constitution, basic law, the Doctrine of the Holy Crown, judicial review, procedures of constitution-making

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What is Wrong with the Hungarian Legal System and How to Fix it

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper No. 2018 - 13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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democratic backslide, authoritarian constitutions, foreign aid, rule of law index, institutionalism, Marxist legacy, EU rule of law crisis, theory of constitutionalism, informal elements of institutions

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Foreword: Understanding Constitutional Reasoning

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Arthur Dyevre and András Jakab
Leuven Centre for Empirical Jurisprudence and University of Salzburg
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Constitutional Reasoning, Constitutionalism, Political Communication, Judicial Politics, Judicial Behaviour, Legal Rhetoric

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Kelsen’s Doctrine of International Law: Between Epistemology and Politics

Austrian Review of International and European Law (ARIEL), pp. 49-62, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2011
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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Kelsen, Grundnorm, international law, legal theory

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German Constitutional Law and Doctrine on State of Emergency - Paradigms and Dilemmas of a Traditional (Continental) Discourse

German Law Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 453-477, 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2011
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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state of emergency, Carl Schmitt, Hans Kelsen, Germany, constitutional law, legal theory

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What Makes a Good Lawyer? Was Magnaud Indeed Such a Good Judge?

Zeitschrift für öffentliches Recht (Austrian: Journal of Public Law), Vol. 2, pp. 275-287, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2012
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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jurisprudence, legal method, legal reasoning, Begriffsjurisprudenz, conceptual system of law (Rechtsdogmatik), law and morality

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Two Opposing Paradigms of Continental European Constitutional Thinking: Austria and Germany

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 2009. pp. 933-955, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2011
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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comparative constitutional law, Austria, Germany, Hans Kelsen, Carl Schmitt, Rudolf Smend

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Rule of Law Indices and How They Could Be Used in the EU Rule of Law Crisis

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Feb 2018
András Jakab and Viktor Oliver Lorincz
University of Salzburg and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Centre for Social Sciences
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rule of law index, indicators, European Union constitutional crisis, law and society, empirical legal studies, data aggregation

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Neutralizing the Sovereignty Question - Compromise Strategies in Constitutional Argumentations about the Concept of Sovereignty for the European Integration

European Constitutional Law Review, Vol. 3, pp. 375-397, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2011
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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sovereignty, European Union, legal theory, constitutional law

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Dilemmas of Legal Education - A Comparative Overview

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 2, pp. 253-265, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2012
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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legal education, comparative law

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Socialism’s Legacy in Contemporary Law and Legal Scholarship: The Case of Hungary

Journal of East European Law (Columbia University), Vol. 2004, Nos. 2-3. pp. 95-122, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2011
András Jakab and Miklós Hollán
University of Salzburg and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legal theory, socialism, Hungary

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Full Parliamentarisation of the EU Without Changing the Treaties: Why We Should Aim for it and How Easily it Can Be Achieved

Jean Monnet Working Papers 2012/3
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2013
András Jakab
University of Salzburg
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democratic legitimacy, constitutional conventions, parliamentary democracy, supranational democracy

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Rule of Law Indices and How They Could be Used in the EU Rule of Law Crisis

2019 ESIL Annual Research Forum, Goettingen, 4-5 April 2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
András Jakab and Viktor Oliver Lorincz
University of Salzburg and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Centre for Social Sciences
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European Scoreboard of Rule of Law, conceptualisation, law & statistics, measuring legal systems, empirical methodology, Freedom in the World, Bertelsmann Transformation Index, Worldwide Governance Indicators, international indices, World Justice Project, Rule of Law Index

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public law; private law; public-private law divide; interest theory; subordination theory; subjection theory; trustee theory; theory of dispositivity; sociology of science; tradition; analogy

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Problems of the Stufenbaulehre: Kelsen's Failure to Derive the Validity of a Norm from Another Norm

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 21 Jun 2007
András Jakab
University of Salzburg

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Kelsen, basic norm