Lech Garlicki

Lech Garlicki

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Judge Lech Garlicki (born in 1946 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish jurist and constitutional law specialist. Since 1968 he has worked at the Warsaw University (since 1987 as full professor), in the years 1980-1993 was member of the Warsaw bar, in the years 1993-2001 judge of the Constitutional Court of Poland and in the years 2002-2012 judge of the European Court of Human Right (president of the 4th Section in 2011-2012).

He served recently, as visiting professor, at Tel Aviv University and Hong Kong University and for the Fall of 2013 is affiliated with New York University.

Judge Garlicki is vice-president of the International Association of Constitutional Law and one of the Founding Members of the European Law Institute. He lectured at numerous universities in Europe, the United States, Israel, Japan, China and Hong Kong. He is author or editor of over 300 publications in different languages, including a five-volume Commentary to the 1997 Constitution of Poland and two-volume Commentary to the European Convention on Human Rights.