Advocate General Gerard Hogan visits the Department of Law

Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union delivers lecture on the indirect effect of Union law at Aarhus University.

2019.11.18 | Graham Butler

Photo: Lars Kruse

Photo: Lars Kruse

Photo: Lars Kruse

Photo: Lars Kruse

Photo: Lars Kruse

Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Gerard Hogan, delivered a lecture at the Department of Law at Aarhus University on Friday 1 November 2019 on the indirect effect of Union. The lecture, titled “Re-thinking Francovich and Marleasing: is there a connection?”, was given before a full audience of faculty members, students, and practitioners.

Gerard Hogan is Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European in Luxembourg since 2018. Previously, he served as Judge at the Court of Appeal of Ireland (2014-18) and the High Court of Ireland (2010-14). He holds a number of academic degrees from University College Dublin, the University of Pennsylvania, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, and Trinity College Dublin. He has authored a number of major academic works, including Administrative Law in Ireland, Political Violence and the Law, The Origins of the Irish Constitution, and the seminal Kelly’s Constitution commentary.

Previously as a national judge in a Member State, he referred a number of cases to the Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling, including the well-known Schrems case (Case C-362/14), and since his appointment as Advocate General in 2018, has published numerous Opinions at the Court, including in Case C‑363/18, Organisation juive européenne, Vignoble Psagot Ltd v. Ministre de l’Économie et des Finances; Case C-450/17 P, Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg – Förderbank v. European Central Bank; and Case C‑274/14, Banco de Santander SA.

The lecture was organised and chaired by Associate Professor of Law, Graham Butler, as part of the European Courts in Changing Times lecture series convened at Aarhus University.

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