Legal conversation between jurists Dieter Grimm and Luis David Fernández Zambrano on the challenges of protecting fundamental rights from a constitutional perspective-2023.

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Luis David Fernandez Zambrano

University of Buenos Aires (UBA) - Faculty of Social Sciences

Date Written: November 14, 2023

Abstract

On November 10, 2023, the legal luminaries Dieter Grimm and Luis David Fernández Zambrano engaged in a pivotal conversation, shedding light on the challenges of safeguarding fundamental rights from a constitutional perspective. The dialogue underscored the significance of these discussions in bolstering a universal legal culture on a global scale, championing the rule of law, human rights, and the preservation of democracy. Dieter Grimm, a distinguished jurist and member of esteemed academies, provided his insights steeped in a wealth of experience, including his role as a judge on the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.
The importance of this conversation is magnified by Grimm's contributions to the international legal sphere, as evidenced by accolades such as the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and the National Order of Merit of France. His approach, characterized by intellectually persuasive prose tinged with philosophical and literary nuances, resonates without the need for comparisons to a particular academic institution. Grimm's influence extends through numerous publications covering constitutional law, constitutional history, constitutional theory, and European Union law. His presence in global academic institutions, coupled with his status as Professor Emeritus at Humboldt University in Berlin, underscores his substantial contribution to the development of global legal thought.

In conclusion, we extend an earnest invitation to readers to immerse themselves in the conceptual richness of this conversation. The transcendence of debates on the protection of fundamental rights reaches its zenith when shared beyond borders. The collective understanding of legal challenges and the promotion of a universal legal culture emerge as collaborative endeavors, urging each reader to reflect, exchange ideas, and actively participate in disseminating these dialogues. In doing so, we not only fortify our comprehension of the fundamental principles underpinning democracy and the rule of law but also contribute to the construction of a more refined and equitable global legal edifice.

https://www.rewi.hu-berlin.de/de/lf/em/grm/cv

Keywords: Fundamental rights, constitutional rights, philosophy of law, individual freedoms, democracy

JEL Classification: Z19

Suggested Citation

Fernandez Zambrano, Luis David, Legal conversation between jurists Dieter Grimm and Luis David Fernández Zambrano on the challenges of protecting fundamental rights from a constitutional perspective-2023. (November 14, 2023). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4633078 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4633078

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