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The 2015 Annual Mitchell Lecture
Thu 29 October 2015, 18:00 – 19:15 GMT
The Edinburgh Europa Institute is pleased to invite you to its annual Mitchell Lecture:
National Constitutional Courts and the European Court of Justice: A Dialogue? Historical and Current Perspectives
Prof Melchior Wathelet
Advocate General at the Court of Justice
of the European Union
Reception to follow
The 2015 Mitchell Lecture will be delivered by Prof Melchior Wathelet, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Advocate General Wathelet was born in Belgium and educated at the Universities of Liège and Harvard. He was Professor of European Law at the Catholic University of Louvain and the University of Liège. Elected to the Belgian Parliament in 1977, he served as a minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium until 1995. A judge at the Court of Justice from 1995 until 2003, Prof Wathelet returned to the Court in 2012 as Advocate General.
Background: The Mitchell Lecture is an annual European law lecture hosted by the Edinburgh Europa Institute and named after its founder, Professor JDB Mitchell.
5.30pm | Registration
6.00pm | Event begins
7.15pm | Reception begins
This event is free. Registration in advance required. All are welcome
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