ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Max VetzoMax Vetzo is a PhD Candidate in Constitutional Law at Utrecht University (the Netherlands). He is affiliated to both the Montaigne Centre for Rule of Law and Administration of Justice and the research cluster Empirical Research into Institutions for conflict resolution (ERI).
POSTS BY Max Vetzo
12 Mai 2021Alice Donald, Nerima Were, Tara Imalingat, Manon Julicher, Max Vetzo, Maria Ela L. Atienza, Lucy Moxham
WEBINAR 1: „Human Rights and the COVID-19 Pandemic“COVID-19 – and state responses to it - present a threat to human rights unparalleled in the contemporary era. At the same time, human rights offer a universal framework which guides decision-makers, ensures accountability for their actions and omissions, and renders visible the structural inequalities which drives the pandemic’s differential impact on certain communities. Looking forward, this panel discusses how human rights can be used to underpin a just and sustainable post-pandemic recovery. Continue reading >>
22 April 2021Manon Julicher, Max Vetzo
COVID-19 in the Netherlands: of Changing Tides and Constitutional ConstantsAlong with Covid, the Government’s response, and the growing public unrest, came a continuing string of constitutional questions and developments, that is unlikely to diminish anytime soon. Building on the abovementioned Verfassungsblog post, we will discuss the main constitutional Covid-19 highlights, largely chronologically. Throughout we will pay particular attention to three recurring and interrelated themes: the evolving role of Parliament in shaping the political and legal response to Covid-19, the relevance and varying intensity of judicial control in pandemic times, and the omnipresence of fundamental rights concerns. Continue reading >>