President Omejec held a lecture on the occasion of Croatian accession to the EU at the Law Faculty in Osijek

5 June 2013 - Invited by the Institute for Scientific and Art Research Work in Osijek of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Professor Dr Jasna Omejec, President of the Constitutional Court, held a lecture at the Law Faculty of the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek on the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms as a part of the EU acquis communautairea. In her lecture she brought the students and professors of this Faculty, members of the Osijek Association of Lawyers and Association of Croatian Judges closer to gradual europeanization process of the Croatian constitutional order. She emphasised that the EU accession presupposes also that not only every judge, but also every lawyer of the EU member country has to be well acquainted with the jurisprudence of a national Constitutional Court, European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg as well as with the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg for all of these courts protect fundamental human rights and their judgments are legally binding for all.