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European Law – Developed behind Closed Doors and Kept Inside?

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

The people constitutes the legitimate basis of the legislative process. Do European legislative processes lack a ‘European people’ legitimising them and acting as the necessary public? Which measures can and should be taken to establish and preserve the citizens’ confidence in European law?

Justice, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg
Former Minister of the Interior; Justice, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, Karlsruhe
Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
Bureau Chief, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Brussels
Professor of Private Law, University of Vienna; President, European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna

Dr. Maria BERGER

Justice, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg

Dr. jur., Rechtswissenschaften & Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universität Innsbruck Universitätsassistentin, Institut für Öffentliches Recht und Politikwissenschaften, Universität Innsbruck Stellvertretende Abteilungsleiterin, Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, Wien Sachbearbeiterin für EU-Fragen, Bundeskanzleramt, Wien Leiterin, Abteilung für Integrationspolitische Koordination, Bundeskanzleramt, Wien Direktorin, EFTA-Überwachungsbehörde, Genf und Brüssel Vizepräsidentin, Donau-Universität Krems Abgeordnete, Europäischen Parlaments & Mitglied des Rechtsausschusses Mitglied, Gemeinderat der Stadtgemeinde Perg Stellvertretendes Mitglied, Europäischen Konvents zur Zukunft Europas Bundesministerin für Justiz, Wien Abgeordnete, Europäischen Parlaments & Mitglied des Rechtsausschusses
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Prof. Dr. Peter Michael HUBER

Former Minister of the Interior; Justice, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, Karlsruhe

Professor for Public Law, University of Augsburg Professor; Chair of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena Member of the German Bundestag s Study Commission for the Overcoming of the Consequences of the SED Dictatorship in the Process of German Unity Judge at the Higher Administrative Court (Oberverwaltungsgericht) of Thuringia (in addition to his regular duties) Professor; Chair of Public Law and Law of European Integration, Bayreuth University Visiting Professor, University of Turku Professor; Chair of Public Law and State Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich Visiting Professor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon Member of the Constitutional Court (Staatsgerichtshof) of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen Visiting Professor, Università degli Studi di Cagliari Minister of the Interior of the Free State of Thuringia
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Dr. Tatjana JOSIPOVIC

Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

 Tatjana Josipovi is a professor of civil law of Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. She teaches courses in Civil Law, European Private Law and Land Registry Law. Before she joined the University in 1987, she practised in the legal office. She acted as a member of the working groups that drafted the Inheritance Act, Proparty Act, Land Registry Act, Agricultural Land ect.
 Professor Josipovi was a vice dean of the University of Zagreb School of Law; a head of the task-force preparing Croatia's accession negotiations in the chapter Right of Establishment and Freedom to Provide Services and member of the task-force preparing accession negotiations in the chapter Free Movement of Capital.

Dr. Raimund LÖW

Bureau Chief, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Brussels

Korrespondent des ORF, Moskau sowie Korrespondent und Büroleiter, ORF-Büro, Washington
 Studium der Neueren Geschichte und Politikwissenschaften, Universitäten Lausanne (CH) und Wien
 Aktiv in der Wiener Studentenbewegung
 Historische Forschungen zu zeitgeschichtlichen Themen und Lehrtätigkeit an verschiedenen Universitäten
 Mitarbeit, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung
 Referate und Beiträge auf Internationalen Historikerkongressen in Linz, Mexico City, Amsterdam
 Lehrtätigkeit, Universitäten Nottingham, Wien, Salzburg und Innsbruck
 Forschungstätigkeit, Amsterdam, Zagreb, Belgrad und Ljubljana
 Seit Mitte der 80er-Jahre Schwerpunkt auf aktueller journalistischer Berichterstattung im Österreichischen Rundfunk (ORF), Wien
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Dr. LL.M Christiane C. WENDEHORST

Professor of Private Law, University of Vienna; President, European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna

Law Studies, First and Second State Examination in Law, LMU Munich Doctorate in law and Habilitation, LMU Munich Master of Laws, University of Cambridge Gerd-Bucerius-Chair for Comparative Law and Legal Harmonisation in the Baltic Sea Region, University of Greifswald Professor of Private Law, Medical Law, Conflict of Laws and Comparative Law (Chair), University of Göttingen Managing Director, Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies, Göttingen Professor of Private Law (Chair), Department of Civil Law, University of Vienna Founding Member and currently President of the European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna Chair, Private Law Section, Austrian Jurists Association (ÖJT), Vienna
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