Tamas Gyorfi

Professor

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    • 9 Citations
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    Research Interests:

    Dr Gyorfi's main teaching and research interests are in Legal Theory and Comparative Constitutional Law. He has published two books in Hungarian in these fields. (The Political Character of Judicial Review, 2001; The Perspectives of Contemporary Legal Positivism, 2006).

    He is interested in supervising research students working in the following areas: Legal Theory (especially legal reasoning and the normativity of law), Public Law, Comparative Constitutional Law (especially constitutional judicial review, popular sovereignty), Human Rights (especially freedom of religion).

    His current research revolves around the justification of constitutional judicial review, constitutional interpretation and the "juridification" of human rights protection. He is particularly interested in the theoretical issues raised by the weak form of judicial review.   

     

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    Research Output 2003 2019

    • 9 Citations
    • 9 Article
    • 6 Chapter
    • 1 Book
    • 1 Scholarly Edition
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    The legitimacy of the European human rights regime: a view from the United Kingdom

    Győrfi, T., Mar 2019, In : Global Constitutionalism. 8, 1, p. 123-156 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    legitimacy
    human rights
    Council of Europe
    criticism

    Is There a Fundamental Tension at the Heart of the Human Rights Act?

    Gyorfi, T., 16 Jun 2017, In : SSRN.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    human rights
    act

    The Supreme Court (House of Lords) of the United Kingdom

    Győrfi, T., Apr 2017, Comparative Constitutional Reasoning. Jakab, A., Dyevre, A. & Itzcovich, G. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 679-722 43 p. 17

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Citation (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Why Is the Equal Merit Principle (Almost) Straightforwardly Wrong?

    Győrfi, T., Nov 2017, In : Modern Law Review. 80, 6, p. 1052-1072 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    doctrine
    act
    offense
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Against the New Constitutionalism

    Gyorfi, T., 30 Sep 2016, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. 288 p. (Elgar Monographs in Constitutional and Administrative Law series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    constitutionalism
    World War
    paradigm

    Activities 2017 2019

    Constitutionalism and Disagreement

    Tamas Gyorfi (Speaker)
    9 May 201910 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference

    File

    Is Weak Judicial Review a Viable Alternative in Europe?

    Tamas Gyorfi (Speaker)
    6 Jul 2017

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    File

    Judicial diversity - why is the rate of progress so slow?

    Tamas Gyorfi (Speaker)
    15 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk