interview

2020. augusztus 7. 16:58
Things will undoubtedly change now that the UK has gone. Without its powerful voice, the other member nations will either progress faster towards ‘ever closer union’, or someone else will have to step into the UK’s shoes. Either way, it will deeply affect the future relationships between nations within the EU – pointed out by Keith Lowe, British writer and historian.
2020. július 21. 10:13
The “judicial politics” has been part of the history of America since the beginning. However, the organized, disciplined, and court-wide strategy of seeking federal judges who are reliable policy agents is a relatively recent phenomenon dating to the first Reagan administration – pointed by Stephen B. Burbank, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania in a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the National University of Public Service.
2020. június 20. 13:56
Many developing countries signed investment treaties in a rush without any comprehensive legal review or risk assessment and in the majority of cases it was not until they became subject to claims that they realized that what they had seen mostly as diplomatic tokens of goodwill were, in fact, some of the most potent instruments underwriting economic globalization – says Lauge N. Poulsen, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Political Science, University College, London in a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2020. február 12. 12:09
Artificial Intelligence increasingly affects our lives, our society and our future. One of the major challenges of our times is how the international community is going to deal with Artificial Intelligence – explain Tonje Hessen Schei director of iHuman in a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2020. január 27. 9:50
In close election races, the level of noncitizen immigrants participation is potentially enough to tip the outcome. Noncitizens are typically much more supportive of the Democratic Party, so if the outcomes are tipped, it is likely that they are tipped in favor of Democrats – pointed out by Jesse Richman, Professor of Political Science at Old Dominion University in a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2019. szeptember 28. 17:37
According to the American conception the disestablishment of a religion does not mean that religion needs to be excluded from public life. Driving all the religious acknowledgment out of the public sphere would be to show a kind of hostility toward religion which is out of keeping from our understanding of disestablishment which is not an antireligious move – pointed out by Michael W. McConnell, Professor of Law and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School in a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2019. július 29. 10:45
Investment treaties are exposing the state to serious risks to its capacity to carry out its sovereign responsibilities. They make sovereign concessions in a general fashion to a wide range of actors who are unknown to the state. States should make clear to foreign investors they will protect them but not at such a high cost to sovereignty – says Gus Van Harten, Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in Canada.
2019. június 26. 10:38
Technology is constantly changing the degree of privacy that people may expect, and the courts in response change constitutional rules to those new technologies. The effect is to try to maintain the same rough balance of privacy as technology changes– says Orin Kerr, Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law during a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2019. június 18. 16:16
The neoliberal revolution changed the fundamental political economic coding of our society and tech monopolies seek to capture and control over every single instition that is independent from them – says Barry Lynn, director of the Open Markets Institute in the course of a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2019. június 13. 9:31
Transnational economic law shall be measured against human rights standards, while there is no place for an investment protection system in an internal market – says Markus Krajewski, chair in Public Law and Public International Law at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg during a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2019. június 5. 10:08
By focusing on human dignity and human relations, the Catholic legal education avoids the dangers of both individualism and collectivism – says Thomas C. Berg, professor of law at the University of St. Thomas and America’s leading scholar of law and religion during a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service in Budapest, Hungary.
2019. április 30. 11:44
Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest, Hungary spoke with Ilya Shapiro, director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute, one of the most widely cited research organizations across America. Ilya Shapiro talked about the establishment and role of the Cato Institute along with its Center for Constitutional Studies; about the dangers of “increased centralization” and the “one-size-fits-all” approach in public policy decisions as well as about the important role of the Supreme Court in shielding states’ rights from the central government. In the course of the conversation Ilya Shapiro also shared his thoughts on the threats of the growing “administrative state” along with the “politicization of the judiciary” and on what Europeans could learn from this American experience. Last but not least, they touched upon contemporary constitutional challenges around the world such as the dilemma of free speech on private digital platforms.
2019. április 4. 14:01
Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest, Hungary spoke with Professor Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center, professor of law at George Washington University and one of the leading constitutional scholars of America about the establishment and mission of the National Constitution Center; about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in an increasingly polarized America, and about what the American experience on judicial activism is revealing. In the course of the conversation they also touched upon recent constitutional dilemmas brought by the digital era along with contemporary constitutional challenges around the world.