Memorial Lecture DJU 2006

Import of constitutional jurisdiction in Bulgaria - the practice of the European Court of Human Rights

Yonko Grozev, CLS
Moderator: Ivan Krastev, CLS

Yonko Grozev is a program director "Legal Studies" at CLS. He was the director of the Legal Defence Programme of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee in 1995 - 2005. He has filed and won a large number of cases before the European Court of Human Rights. The cases he has litigated internationally have produced and continue to produce legislative changes and changes in public sentiments to human rights in general.

He was awarded the 2002 International Human Rights Award from the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. He has also been active in research and advocacy on improving the work of the justice system in Bulgaria as a member of the Centre for Liberal Strategies team since 1994. He has also been active in providing trainings to CEE lawyers on litigation techniques before the ECHR. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School.

Memorial Lectures DJU