Doc. dr. Petra Weingerl has started running two research projects. She was successful in the European Commission's Erasmus + call with the Jean Monnet Module "Fundamental Rights in EU Business Law and Policy (FURBUS)". The Jean Monnet Module, which will combine teaching and research in a highly topical area, will run for three years.
This semester, doc. dr. Weingerl also launched a postdoctoral research project entitled "Deterrence as a concept in private enforcement of EU law". The postdoctoral project, funded by the Slovene Research Agency (ARRS), will run for two years.
You are kindly invited to attend the activities of both projects.
Elisa Paredis, Ph.D. Researcher and teaching assistant, from Faculty of Law University of Leuven, Belgium is visiting our faculty this week. She will conduct interviews with us regarding the designations of origin of goods in connection with the promotion of Slovenian quality and will give a lecture for 3rd-year students as part of the EU Internal Market course.
We wish her a pleasant stay at Faculty of Law University of Maribor
Our faculty was represented by Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, Živa Šuta, and Eva Žagar, under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.
The team of the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, achieved 84th place (Preliminary and Advanced Rounds) in the world part of the competition (Global Rounds) among 571 teams, which represents 15% of the best. Živa Šuta was ranked among the 250 best speakers (oralists), and Nina Berglez reached 296th place as a speaker (White & Case Advanced Rounds all oralists).
As part of the competition, the team also recorded a presentation video, which you can watch below.
The Students Civil Litigation Moot was first organized as an in-house moot for students from the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor and is getting bigger every year, with students from the Ljubljana Faculty of Law having started participating in 2016 and other universities in the following years.
The competition is based on a civil litigation procedure. Students need to study the procedural background to successfully file a lawsuit and afterward also the facts of the given case, to successfully argue their case in front of the made-up tribunal.
On March 1, 2021, the largest law competition, the Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021, began, a simulation of the proceedings before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. About 1000 faculties from all over the world take part in this competition every year!
The groups represented the 'Applicant' and the 'Respondent' and represented their solutions to 4 fundamental issues before recognized lawyers, judges, lawyers, and professors:
Border closures during a pandemic
The jurisdiction of the ICTY and the responsibility of the Countries to shoot down an aircraft.
At the intercontinental battles, the Faculty of Law of UM was represented by: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.
They received two awards, namely the Best Memorial for the Applicant and the Best Memorial for the Respondent, awards for the best-written documents of both parties.
Link to more detailed descriptions of study programmes and study units of University of Maribor.
The majority of chosen subjects in your LA has to be from the faculty that covers study areas, specified in the Erasmus+ Interinstitutional Agreement between your home university and the University of Maribor.
You are cordially invited to attend a guest lecture of dr. Sarah Ganty with the title "EU Asylum, Immigration and Integration Policy: Selected Issues". The lecture will be held on Monday, 14 March 2022, at 1 pm in the lecture hall Auditorium Maximum. The lecture will be held under the auspices of the Jean Monnet Module Fundamental Rights and EU Business Law and Policy.
Sarah Ganty, LL.M. (Yale), Ph.D. (ULB), is a FWO postdoctoral researcher at the University of Ghent and a guest lecturer at the Central European University in Vienna and at the Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis in Brussels. Dr. Ganty is also a J. S. D. candidate at Yale Law School.