New EJTN 1h lunchtime webinar series in the first half of 2022

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

We are pleased to launch the next 12 EJTN webinars of the series 1 hour lunchtime webinars in the format 1 topic/1 expert/1 hour to be implemented within:

1. Administrative Law (20 January 2022)
2. Civil Law (3February 2022)
3. Criminal Justice (17 February 2022)
4. Human and Fundamental Rights (3 March 2022)
5. Linguistics (17 March 2022)
6. Judicial Training Methods (31 March 2022)
7. Administrative Law (14 April 2022)
8. Civil Law (28 April 2022)
9. Criminal Justice (12 May 2022)
10. Human and Fundamental Rights (26 May 2022)
11. Linguistics (9 June 2022)
12. Judicial Training Methods (23 June 2022)

 

  • No formal application.
  • No selection process.
  • No national quota foreseen in these webinars.
  • All webinars will be composed of a short introduction and a 30 minutes presentation. 
  • You will have the opportunity to ask questions in the Q/A session.
  • The link to the Microsoft Teams platform is posted under each event and accessible through our OSP system for free.

 

#1 - 2022

Topic: Non-discrimination in Administrative Law 

Speaker: Stergios Kofinis, Judge at First Instance Administrative Court of Thessaloniki 

Date: 20 January 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Administrative Law

Content: 

  • Non-discrimination is usually associated with labour law. This webinar, however, aims to highlight the ways in which administrative law and non-discrimination law intersect: on the one hand non-discrimination is a standard for the judicial review of the reasoning of administrative acts and on the other hand administrative law is a powerful (but sometimes controversial) tool to implement anti-discrimination policies.
  • Main target group: Administrative Judges. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to understand the importance of non-discrimination law in administrative law and the way it can be used to tackle inequality on various grounds

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#2 - 2022

Topic: Consumer law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union 

Speaker: Fabrizio Cafaggi, Professor, University of Trento 

Date: 3 February 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Civil Law 

Content: 

  • Analysing the rights of consumer in the light of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
  • Main target group: Civil judges. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the webinar the participants will be able to understand the correlation between consumer law and fundamental rights and the practice at the EU level.  

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#3 - 2022

Topic: One year after Brexit: what was the impact of Brexit in judicial cooperation in criminal matters? 

Speaker: David Dickson Solicitor Advocate, National Expert on Human Rights, Mutual Recognition and Extradition 

Date: 17 February 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Criminal Justice 

Content: 

  • The webinar aims to give insights on the current state of post-Brexit relations with the EU concerning the judicial cooperation in criminal matters, based on the Withdrawal Agreement and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
  • Main target group: Criminal Judges and Prosecutors. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the webinar, participants will have an overview on the first year after the UK left the European Union: how did it affect the European criminal justice system; what shape did the post-Brexit cooperation between the EU and the UK take, what are the changes to the European arrest warrant regime and what are the experiences with the practical steps implemented to facilitate the recent developments.

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#4 - 2022

Topic: Racial minorities in context: EU Law and Jurisprudence 

Speaker: Soraya Nour Sckell, Associate Professor at the NOVA School of Law; Researcher at CEDIS (NOVA School of Law) and at the Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon

Date: 3 March 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Human and Fundamental Rights 

Content: 

  • Analyse: - the meaning of racial or ethnic origin in Europe Union Law; - the definition of discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin; and the legal interpretation at the european level (at the European court of human rights and at the Court of Justice of the EU). 
  • Main target group: Judges and Prossecutors.

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of this webinar participants will be able to understand the case-law of the ECHR and  of the CJEU on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin discrimination.

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#5 - 2022


Topic: Misuses and False Friends in Legal English 

Speaker: Roxana Constantinescu, University English assistant, National School of Political and Administrative Studies, Bucharest, Legal English Trainer, National Institute of Magistracy, Bucharest

Date: 17 March 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Linguistics 

Content: 

  • The course includes a comparative presentation of the most common misuses and most frequently used false friends in legal English by judges and prosecutors from different European states, accompanied by the presentation of the correct terms in English.
    There are situations where there are no English words corresponding to terms in various European languages. Such situations are also discussed and solutions are proposed in order to avoid the use of false friends.
  • Main target group: Judges and prosecutors, levels B1 and B2. 

Learning outcomes: 

Participants will be able to use the correct legal terms in English and, where there are no English words corresponding to words/institutions in their own languages, to explain what the respective institutions are about. Participants will learn how to use legal terms correctly, be specific, and speak a common language, so that what they want to communicate is clear to any counterpart in Europe.

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#6 - 2022



Topic: Leadership and Communication Skills 

Speaker: Radovan Dluhý Smith, Lecturer at the Department of Development & Environmental Studies, Palacký University, Czech Republic

Date: 31 March 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Judicial Training Methods 

Content: 

  • Presentation (30-45min) covering Definition of Leadership and its Styles;Communication Skills, followed by discussion.
  • Main target group: Presidents of Courts, Chief Prosecutors. 

Learning outcomes: 

Participants will learn about different leadership styles and how tocommunicate more effectively in a workplace.

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#7 - 2022

Topic: The national procedural regimes for the stabilization of administrative acts and the European Union Law 

Speaker: Rui Tavares Lanceiro, Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon, Portugal

Date: 14 April 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Administrative Law 

Content: 

  • The webinar aims at analysing the duty of administrative annulment of final administrative acts contrary to European Union Law under the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
  • Main target group: Administrative Judges. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of this webinar participants will be able to understand the case-law of the CJEU concerning the review of final national administrative decisions contrary to EU law.

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#8 - 2022

Topic: Working time: the latest CJEU case law 

Speaker: Cristina Cruz, Labour Judge; Trainer of Labour Law in the Judicial School in Lisbon, Portugal

Date: 28 April 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Portfolio: Civil Law 

Content: 

  • Overview of the relevant EU legal framework (Working time Directive; European Charter of Fundamental Rights) and of the recent CJEU case law on working time.
  • Main target group: Civil judges and prosecutors. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the webinar the participants:

  • Get an overall picture of the relevant EU legal framework on working time. 
  • Analyze the relevant criteria applicable when interpreting and enforcing that legal regime.
  • Learn the CJEU stance on the matter, with special emphasis on the more recent case law.

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Click here to download the paper: 'Working Time' by Cristina Cruz

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#9- 2022

Topic: Artificial Narrow Intelligence - Tools and Aspects That Affect Crime Prevention, Prosecution and Punishment 

Speaker: Mariana Todorova, Ph.D, Associate Professor at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, is a futurist and researcher in the field of future studies and strategic planning, author of the book: “Artificial Intelligence. A Brief History of Development and Ethical Aspects

Date: 12 May 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Content: 

  • The webinar will outline the extent to which the technology of Artificial Narrow Intelligence has developed. The presenter will answer in which areas there are huge breakthroughs through solutions to long-delayed problems, but also what challenges that poses.
  • Main target group: Administrative Judges. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the webinar the participants will get acquainted in greater depth for the technological level of AI, while at the same time they will learn about many legal cases that will arise as a result of the functioning of prevention and prevention of crimes.

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#10 - 2022

Topic: The judicial protection of health as a fundamental right: a European union law perspective 

Speaker: Helena Pereira de Melo, Professor at the University of Lisbon, school of Law

Date: 26 May 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Content: 

  • Analyse in a European union law perspective the health as a fundamental right: health and healthcare in the charter of fundamental rights of the european union and other EU primary and secondary legislation, and according the European Convention of Human Rights and the ECHR and CJEU jurisprudence.
  • Main target group: Judges and Prossecutors. 

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of this webinar participants will be able to understand the European dimension of the right to health and the challenges judges are facing both at national and EU level.

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#11 - 2022

Topic: Legal professions in the European Union 

Speaker: Dr Halina Sierocka, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Bialystok, lawyer-linguist, the head of the Białystok Legal English Centre, a board member of EULETA (the European Legal English Teachers’ Association)

Date: 9 June 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Content: 

  • The webinar will focus on key terminology in the field of names of legal professions existing in the Member States of the European Union, particularly on the terms which either might pose obstacles in translation and interpretation due to different functions and roles these legal professionals play in their legal systems or due to the lack of their equivalents in other legal systems.
    The terminology is compared to present similarities and differences in their meaning, particularly putting some emphasis on socio-political and cultural contexts.
  • Main target group: Judges, prosecutors, court staff, mediators, public administration staff and other law-related professions. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • Becoming aware of the cultural and socio-political similarities and differences across the EU as far as the names of legal professions are concerned
  • Being familiar with key terminology in the field of names of legal professions existing in the Member States of the European Union
  • Becoming familiar with the terms which either might pose obstacles in translation and interpretation due to different functions and roles these legal professionals play in their legal systems or due to the lack of their equivalents in other legal systems.

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#12 - 2022

#12- 2022
Topic: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership 

Speaker: Radovan Dluhý Smith, Lecturer at the Department of Development & Environmental Studies, Palacký University, Czech Republic

Date: 23 June 2022, 13h-14h CET (Brussels time)

Content: 

  • Presentation (30-45min) covering Definition of Emotional Intelligence and itsStyles; Inspirational Leadership, followed by discussion.
  • Main target group: Presidents of Courts, Chief Prosecutors. 

Learning outcomes: 

with the terms which either might pose obstacles in translation and interpretation due to different functions and roles these legal professionals play in their legal systems or due to the lack of their equivalents in other legal systems.

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