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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

The European Union as a Frankenstein Experiment

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Thursday, February 9, 2017
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

with Neil Walker, University of Edinburgh

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence


about the speaker


Neil Walker

Neil Walker holds the Regius Chair of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the University of Edinburgh. Previously he was Professor of European Law at the European University Institute in Florence (2000-8). He has published extensively on the constitutional dimension of legal order at sub-state, state, supranational and global levels. He has also published at length on the relationship between security, legal order and political community. His most recent books are Intimations of Global Law (Cambridge, 2015) and The Scottish Independence Referendum: Constitutional and Political Implications (co-editor, Oxford, 2016). He is a Fellow of the British Academy and also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and has been a visiting professor at a number of Northern American Universities, including Yale, NYU, and Toronto.