Lunchtime Lecture: A talk with Justice Marta Cartabia (Italy)


Location: Remick Commons, Carole Sandner Hall

Marta Cartabia (European Universitary Institute Ph.D. in Law) has been appointed Member of the Constitutional Court of Italy. She is the only woman among the members of the Consulta, and the third woman to become a member in the history of the Court, and one of the youngest judges ever appointed. She is also serving as the Clynes Chair in Judicial Ethics at Notre Dame Law School. She will be giving a lunchtime lecture for students and faculty on “The economic crisis and the European welfare state: the end of solidarity? A conversation with Justice Marta Cartabia of the Italian Constitutional Court.”

Lunch is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Marta Cartabia is Professor of Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Milano-Bicocca, where she has taught the Jean Monnet Course in European Constitutional Law since 2005. She received her Ph. D. in Law from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and was a clerk in the Italian Constitutional Court from 1993-1996. She is Senior Expert for Italy of the Fundamental Rights Agency Legal Experts (FRALEX). She is a member of the editorial boards of several journals including Quaderni Costituzionali, Revista Española de derecho europeo and Rivista Italiana di Diritto Pubblico Comunitario_. Cartabia is the author or editor of several books – including most recently I diritti in azione_ (2007) – and articles including “Prospects for National Parliaments in EU Affairs,” in Genesis and destiny of the European Constitution (2007), and “Europe and Rights: Taking Dialogue Seriously”, in European Constitutional Law Review (Volume 5, Issue 01, February 2009, pp 5-31).

Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Italian Studies in the College of Arts and Letters, and the Notre Dame Law School.