• ICON•S 2022, Wrocław: Panel »The Future of Political Parties in Constitutional Democracies«

    International Society of Public Law (ICON•S), 2022 Annual Meeting »Global Problems and Prospects in Public Law«, 4-6 July 2022, Wrocław, Poland Panel 115 »The Future of Political Parties in Constitutional Democracies« July 6th, 2022 • 11:45 - 13:15…
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  • Lecture: “Diversity in Legal Education and Practice”, Training Workshop of EJTN & MPI, Barcelona

    Lecture on 18 November 2021 at the European Network of Councils of the Judiciary (EJTN) & Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology seminar: Cultural diversity in the courtroom - judges in Europe facing new challenges [Slides] [Agenda] Training…
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  • »Economic Methods for Lawyers« now available open access

    The textbook »Economic Methods for Lawyers«, published 2015 (hardcover) and 2017 (softcover) with Edward Elgar, is now available open access (i.e., the PDF files of the chapters are freely available, at no cost) using a CC-BY-NC-ND license: Download…
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  • Second Edition “Die rechtliche Verfassung von Religionsgemeinschaften” (PhD dissertation, German) published

    As the first edition of my Ph.D. dissertation (from 2006) was out of print, the publisher decided to print a second edition. Emanuel V. Towfigh Die rechtliche Verfassung von Religionsgemeinschaften. Eine Untersuchung am Beispiel der Bahai [The Legal…
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  • Diversity in the Legal Academy and in Legal Practice in Germany (German)

    Joint work with Michael Grünberger, Anna Katharina Mangold, Nora Markard and Mehrdad Payandeh Diversität in Rechtswissenschaft und Rechtspraxis: Ein Essay, 2021, Baden-Baden (Nomos) 77 pages essay, book 105 pages, open access (CC-BY-SA) Download at Nomos Publisher • Download…
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  • Impfpass Impfpass

    The Vaccine Passport: Constitutionally permitted – and even required

    by Alexander Stremitzer, Kevin Cope and Emanuel V. TowfighWe are witnessing a fierce political and social debate about whether those who have had their Covid vaccine shots should be allowed to move more freely than unvaccinated people. Opponents…
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  • “New Challenges for Human Rights in the Digital Age” – Human Rights Panel – Nirma University Institute of Law, Ahmedabad/India – 22 February 2021

    Panel with Emanuel V. Towfigh, commenting on "New Challenges for Human Rights in the Digital Age" from the perspective of German constitutional law and European Union Law. 22 February 2021, 3:00pm IST = 10.30am CET = 9:30am GMT…
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  • Discussion Paper (German): Empirical Approaches to Proving Discrimination

    Emanuel V. Towfigh, Der Umgang mit Empirie beim Nachweis von Diskriminierung Discussion Papers of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, 2021/02 Download @ SSRN | Download from this Site for publication in Mangold/Payandeh, Handbuch Antidiskriminierungsrecht,…
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