Matej Avbelj

Graduate School of Government and European Studies

Associate Professor of European Law

Žanova ulica 3

Kranj, 4000

Slovenia

http://www.avbelj.eu

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

The Conundrum of the Piran Bay: Slovenia v. Croatia - The Case of Maritime Delimitation

The University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2007. Reprinted in A. Sabitha (ed.), Marine Environment: Governance Concerns, 2009, Amicus Books, Icfai University Press, ISBN 81-314-2285-4.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
Matej Avbelj and Jernej Letnar Cernic
Graduate School of Government and European Studies and Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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international law, maritime border delimitation, law of the sea, arbitration, international court of justice, Slovenia, Croatia

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Four Visions of Constitutional Pluralism

EUI Working Paper Law No. 2008/21
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Matej Avbelj and Jan Komárek
Graduate School of Government and European Studies and iCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
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European Integration, Constitutionalism, Pluralism, Constitutional Pluralism, Legal Theory

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Crises and Perspectives in Building a European Nation – The Case of Slovenia

Forthcoming in, Peter Jambrek, Nation's transitions: social and legal issues of Slovenia's transitions: 1945-2015, (Slovenia 1945-2015). 1st ed. Kranj: Graduate School of Government and European Studies; Nova Gorica: European Faculty of Law, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Sep 2014
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Slovenia, Rule of Law, Democracy, Constitutionalism, Crisis, European Union

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Failed Democracy: The Slovenian Patria Case – (Non)Law in Context

Originally published in Slovenian in the journal Pravna praksa, as Matej Avbelj, Zadeva Patria – (ne)pravo v kontekstu, Pravna praksa, No. 26, July 3, 2014.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Jul 2014
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Democracy, Failed Democracy, Rule of Law, Crisis, State Capture, Judiciary, Free Elections

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The EU and the Many Faces of Legal Pluralism Toward a Coherent or Uniform EU Legal Order?

Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy, Vol. 2, pp. 377-391, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Aug 2007
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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EU, Legal pluralism, Legal theory, Constitutionalism

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Pluralism and Systemic Defiance in the European Union

András Jakab and Dimitry Kochenov (eds.), The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States' Compliance, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015 (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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European Union, Systemic Defiance, Crisis, Pluralism, Union, Democracy, Rule of Law, Values

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Differentiated Integration — Farewell to the EU-27?

14 German Law Journal 191-212 (2013)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2013
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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EU, Differentiated Integration, Two-Speed Europe, Crisis

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Questioning EU Constitutionalisms

German Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-26, March 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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European integration, Constitutionalism, Theories of Integration, Social Constructivism

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The Perplexing Novelty of European Integration

UCDLR Sym Ed, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Mar 2008
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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European integration, Theories of Integration, Pluralism

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Democracy and Financial Order: Legal Perspectives

German Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 5, 2016
Number of pages: 204 Posted: 19 Nov 2016
Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, University of Bremen, EBS Law School, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, University of Sheffield, Goethe University Frankfurt, Adolfo Ibanez University and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
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International Law, Finance, Democracy, Democratic Theory, Central Bank, Financial Crisis, Sovereign Debt, European Monetary Union, Taxation, International Tax Law, Neoliberalism

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What Future for the European Union?

WZB Discussion Paper SP IV 2017-802
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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European Union, European Commission, Future, Constitution-Making, EU Constitution, Federalism

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EU Constitutional Swan Song

Global Instability Reflections, Pinterič, Iancu, Jurak eds., Vega, Ljubljana, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2009
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Constitutional law, EU law, German Constitutional Court, The Lisbon Decision

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The Pitfalls of (Comparative) Constitutionalism for European Integration

Eric Stein Working Paper No. 1/2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Security and the Transformation of the EU Public Order

German Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 10, pp. 2057-2074, 2013
Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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EU, Security, Public Order, Values, Kadi

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Central Europe as a Legal Phenomenon

European Perspectives -Slovenia’s Role in Visegrad Group, Volume 7 No. 2 (13), pp 53-66, October 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Mar 2016
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Central Europe, Integral Conception of Law, Rule of Law, Democracy, Visegrad Group, Slovenia.

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Integral Pre-Emption of EU Democracy in Economic Crisis Under Transnational Law

Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (2015) Vol 4 Issue 2, pp. 242-267
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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European Union, Democracy, Economic Crisis, Transnational Law, Legal Pluralism

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EU Soft Law in the EU Legal Order: A Literature Review

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, University of Maastricht - Public Law, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, University of Helsinki and Aix-Marseille University
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soft law; legal effects; justiciability

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Supremacy or Primacy of EU Law - (Why) Does it Matter?

European Law Journal, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp. 744-763, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Contextual Analysis of Judicial Self-Governance in Slovenia

German Law Journal, Vol. 19, No. 7, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Judiciary, judicial self-government, comparative law, constitutional law, Slovenia

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Theorizing Sovereignty and European Integration

Ratio Juris, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 344-363, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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The Sociology of (Slovenian) Constitutional Democracy

Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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constitutional democracy, crisis, sociology, rule of law, homo sovieticus

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The European Central Bank in National Criminal Proceedings

(2017) 42 E.L. Rev. August
Posted: 31 Jul 2017
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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European Union, European Central Bank, Privileges and Immunities, ECB Archive, Criminal Proceedings, Slovenia

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Rule of Law and the Economic Crisis in a Pluralist European Union

Hague J Rule Law (2016) 8:191–203
Posted: 31 Jan 2017
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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Rule of Law, Economy, European Union, Pluralism, Liberalism

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Global Constitutionalism as a Grammar of Global Law?

Kritische Vierteljahresschrift für Gesetzgebung und Rechtswissenschaft KritV | CritQ | Rcrit, Volume 99 (2016), Issue 3, ISSN: 2193-7869, ISSN online: 2193-7869, DOI: 10.5771/2193-7869-2016-3
Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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Global Constitutionalism, Pluralism, Global Law, Globalisation, Legal Theory

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Transnational Law between Modernity and Postmodernity

Transnational Legal Theory (2017)
Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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Modernity; post-modernity; transnational law; dual role of the law

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Theory of European Union

European Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 818-836, December 2011
Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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Federation, Confederacy, Union, Pluralism, European Union, Constitutional Theory

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The Treaty of Lisbon: An Ongoing Search for Structural Equilibrium

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 521-530, 2010
Posted: 21 Jul 2010
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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Theory of Union, EU Law, Treaty of Lisbon

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Report on the Role and Status of the ECHR and EU Law in Slovenia

THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL TREATMENT OF THE ECHR AND EU LAWS, pp. 441-453, Giuseppe Martinico & Oreste Pollicino, eds., Europa Law Publishing, 2010
Posted: 21 Jul 2010
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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EU Law, ECHR Law, Slovenia

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Revisiting Flexible Integration in Times of Post-Enlargement and the Lustration of EU Constitutionalism

Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy, Vol. 4, pp. 132-155, 2008
Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies

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European Union, Flexible Integration, Constitutionalism

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Total Downloads: 11    Citations: 0
1.

The Concept and Conceptions of Transnational and Global Law

WZB Berlin Social Science Centre Discussion Paper SP IV 2016–801
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Mar 2016
Matej Avbelj
Graduate School of Government and European Studies
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Transnational Law, Global Law, Rule of Law, Legal Education, Justice

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A Conceptual Framework and an Empirical Methodology for Measuring Judicial Ideology – The Case of the Slovenian Constitutional Court

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Feb 2018
Matej Avbelj and Janez Šušteršič
Graduate School of Government and European Studies and International School for Social and Business Studies
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Constitutional Court, Slovenia, Measurement of Judicial Ideology, Conception(s) of Law, Empirical Methodology