Summer School

Summer School of the Constitutional Court of Georgia Completed

Today, the Summer School of the Constitutional Court of Georgia on “Constitutional and Human Rights Law” was completed.

The President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia, Prof. Dr. Merab Turava, the representatives of USAID/Georgia Rule of Law Program, Ms. Irina Khakhutaishvili and the Council of Europe’s Office in Georgia, Ms. Gvantsa Gedenidze congratulated the participants of the Summer School and awarded the certificates of completion.

The programme of the Summer School covered the following key topics:
 Different Models of Judicial (Constitutional) Review;
 Health Crisis and Emergency Governance: Standards of Limitation of Human Rights in
U.S., Europe and Georgia;
 Data Protection, Surveillance and the Right to Privacy from European and U.S.
The lectures of the Summer School were delivered by:
 Mr. Teimuraz Tugushi, Justice of the Constitutional Court of Georgia;
 Ms. Caroline Fredrickson, Distinguished Visiting Professor from Practice at Georgetown
Law Center, President of the American Constitution Society (2009-2019);
 Mr. Wojciech Sadurski, Polish and Australian scholar of constitutional law; Challis
Professor in Jurisprudence;
 Mr. Matthew Kugler, Associate Professor of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law;
 Ms. Veronika Bilkova, Associate Professor of the University of Cambridge, Co-Director,
Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL); Venice Commission
Member, ESIL Vice-President, Faculty of Law, Charles University PhD. E.MA;
 Mr. Daniel B. Rodriguez, the Harold Washington Professor of Law, Pritzker School of
Law, Northwestern University, Dean of the Pritzker Law School (2012-2018);
 Mr. Irakli Ksovreli, Head of the Legal Provision and Research Department,
Constitutional Court of Georgia;
 Ms. Lela Janashvili, Head of the Personal Data Protection Service;
 Mr. Giorgi Burjanadze, Deputy Public Defender of Georgia;
 Mr. Davit Gabekhadze, Head of the Legal Provision at LEPL Operative-Technical
 Mr. Levan Maisuradze, Constitutional Law Expert, Lawyer at the Georgian National
Communications Commission.

Four best students were identified: Mr. Luka Nishnianidze, Mr. Irakli Jojua, Ms. Mari Mdzevarishvili and Mr. Giorgi Melikidze. They will have the opportunity to start their professional career at the Constitutional Court through internship.

This year, the Constitutional Court of Georgia hosted its 14 th  Summer School. 22 law faculty students from top Universities in Georgia were selected in an open call to participate in this year’s Summer School.

The Summer School was held with the financial support of EU/CoE co-funded Support to the Judicial Reform in Georgia Programme and the USAID Rule of Law Program.