ELTE Law Journal

Foreword: 15 Years in the European Union – The Experience of Hungarian Courts

  Miklós Király – András Osztovits    Foreword: 15 Years in the European Union – The Experience of Hungarian Courts   It is well-known that, following the change of regime in the Eastern European region in the early 1990s, all countries applied for membership of the European Union almost immediately. European economic integration was already […]

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The Impact of Hungary’s EU Membership on Civil Law: a Retrospective Analysis

  Bálint Kovács*   The Impact of Hungary’s EU Membership on Civil Law: a Retrospective Analysis   I Introduction To offer an overview and paint an accurate portrait of changes occurring over a span of 15 years is only possible to achieve if one selects the appropriate paintbrush. Being comprehensive in anything retrospective is an […]

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EU Private International Law in Hungary: An Overview on the Occasion of the 15th Anniversary of Hungary’s Accession to the EU

  Tamás Szabados*   EU Private International Law in Hungary: An Overview on the Occasion of the 15th Anniversary of Hungary’s Accession to the EU   I Introduction The accession of new Member States to the European Union (EU) in 2004 brought crucial legal, economic and social changes in the acceding countries, including Hungary. Legal […]

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The Connection Between Harmonising Criminal Law and the Occurrence of an Error in Law – Presented Through Criminal Offenses Against the Natural Environment

  Balázs Elek*   The Connection Between Harmonising Criminal Law and the Occurrence of an Error in Law – Presented Through Criminal Offenses Against the Natural Environment   I Introduction European integration is deepening cooperation in criminal justice, which leads to a continuously increasing amount of community and national legislation that has to be known. […]

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The Impact of EU Law on Hungarian Anti-discrimination Law in Employment

  Szilvia Halmos*   The Impact of EU Law on Hungarian Anti-discrimination Law in Employment   I Introduction The primary purpose of anti-discrimination law in employment is to provide legal tools to dismantle the harmful stereotypes that are deeply embedded in society, traditionally giving rise to labour market segregation and marginalisation of vulnerable and disadvantaged […]

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From Equal Treatment to Positive Actions Through Non-discriminative Obstacles – Regarding the Free Movement of Persons

  Éva Gellérné Lukács*   From Equal Treatment to Positive Actions Through Non-discriminative Obstacles – Regarding the Free Movement of Persons   I Introduction It is common knowledge that legal development in the field of the mobility of persons was rooted in the principle of non-discrimination and its equivalent, equal treatment, introduced and developed by […]

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Why Judicial Independence Matters? Administrative Judiciary: the Transmission Point Between National and EU Law

  András György Kovács * – Gergely Barabás **   Why Judicial Independence Matters? Administrative Judiciary: the Transmission Point Between National and EU Law   I Introduction This paper shows that the trends in Hungarian requests for preliminary ruling proceedings, which constitute the main connection and transmission point between national and EU law, are strongly […]

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