the president


Born year: 1963

Member of the Constitutional Court since 3 April 2013.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University in 1986. He obtained his PhD in 2011. Between 1986 and 1992 he was a assistant lecturer at the Department of Civil Procedure at the ELTE. Since 1992 he has been a senior lecturer. In the first half of the 1990s, he was involved in the advocacy programme managed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Since 1991 he has been an attorney. He is a founding member of the Committee of Civil Lawyers set up to investigate the causes of the mass human rights violations in the autumn of 2006. He was a member of the Independent Law Enforcement Complaints Board from February 2008, and President of the Board from 2010 to 2013, until his election as Justice of the Constitutional Court. Since 1 January 2013, he has represented Hungary in the Council of Europe’s Committee against Racism and Intolerance.