László SALAMON21 July 2017
- Year of birth: 1947
Dr. László Salamon was elected Judge of the Constitutional Court by Parliament in December 2012 with the effect from 25 February 2013.
He studied law between 1967 and 1972 at the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest. Between 1969 and 1972 he was demonstrator at the Department of Administrative Law. He graduated with ”summa cum laude” qualification in 1972.
Between 1972 and 1974 ha was studying for the bar at N. 24 Law Office and after having qualified as a lawyer, as a member of Chamber of Barristers of Budapest, he worked in the same Office until 1990. From 1980 until 1990 he was the Deputy Head of the Office. From 1990 he suspended his operating as a barrister and between 1996 and 1998 he worked as a private barrister.
He was continuously Member of the Hungarian Parliament from 1990 until being elected Judge of the Constitutional Court. His major duties were: member of the Committee on Constitution (except between 1994 and 1998); between 1990 and 1994 and from 2011 chairman of the same Committee; from 1998 until 2002 chairman, between 2002 and 2006 vice-chairman of the Committee on Procedural Affairs. He was member of the Committee on Drafting of the Constitution between 1995 and 1998, and he was the chairman of the temporary Committee on drafting the concept of the new Constitution between 2010 and 2011. He was vice president of the Hungarian Parliament between 1994 and 1996.
Since 1995 he has taught at the Faculty of Law of Pázmány Péter Catholic University of Budapest, at the Department of Constitutional Law. He qualified as a honorary associate professor in 1997 and he was qualified as a master professor in 2005.