Graduated from the Faculty Law, Charles University (CUNI) 1961; advanced studies at sociology at Oxford University (1967-69); research fellowship of comparative law at the University of Michigan (1969-70); assistant lecturer at the Department of Jurisprudence CUNI (1964-70), then at the Dpt. of Civil Law; Candidate of Sciences (1987); listed on secret register as Enemy of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (1971-89); habilitated as “Docent of Civil Law” (1989); appointed “Professor of the Civil Law” CUNI (1993). 1990 appointed Vice-Dean Faculty of Law CUNI, Vice-Chairman of the Legislative Group of the Ministry of Finance Václav Klaus, Head of the Drafting Group of the Civil Code; Member of the Drafting Committee for the Czech Constitution (1992), appointed by President Václav Havel to be a Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Czech republic (1993-2003); then returned to the previous position at Law School CUNI at 2003, Member of the Board of the CEELI Institute (2001-2005), then appointed Member of the International Advisory Board of the CEELI Institute ABA (2005); Ombudsman of the Commercial Bank (2004-);
Awards and Visiting Professorships: Wiegand Distinguished Visitor, the University of San Francisco Law School (1992); Visiting Professor, the University of Chicago (1993); Distinguished Visiting Professor of Democratization, Georgetown University (1995); Visiting Professor, University of Georgia - Athens (1996); Visiting Professor, University of San Francisco (1998); Jurist in Residence, Washington University School of Law (1999); Distinguished Global Fellow, New York University (2001); Herzog Lecturer, John Marshall School of Law, Chicago (2002); Member of the U.S. Government William Eagleton Mission in Iraq (2003); Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2003).
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