Marton Sulyok

Marton Sulyok
University of Szeged · Institute of Public Law

Ph.D in Law and Political Sciences

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Introduction
dr. jur. Marton Sulyok Ph.D. currently heads the MCC Public Law Center (Budapest, Hungary) and works at the Institute of Public Law, University of Szeged teaching and researching - among others - Comparative Constitutional Law, Protection of Human Rights in Europe, Legal Translation, Basics of European Law.
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September 2007 - present
University of Szeged
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  • Research Assistant

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Publications (35)
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In the context of a book by István Stumpf on changing paradigms of constitutionalism, the chapter seeks answers to the questions whether in the current context of the EU the 'tectonic plates' of the integration started shifting due to an increased reliance of Member States on sovereignty and constitutional identity, and if so, what sort of fault-li...
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A digitalizáció korszaka-amelyet negyedik ipari forradalomnak is nevezünk-, számos válto-zást hozott, amelyek végül a következő status quo-hoz vezettek: az automatizációt alkalmazó vagy arra épülő szolgáltatások mindennapi életünk részévé váltak. A minden tekintetben digi-talizációval átszőtt valóságunk archetipikus és atipikus veszélyekkel van tel...
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A short summary of the most important Hungarian constitutional law happenings (laws, cases, etc.) in 2020 in ERPL, European Review of Public Law, Vol. 32/2020, pp. 1479-1497
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Working draft of research carried out in 2021 regarding the use of the EU Charter in the practice of the Hungarian Constitutional Court.
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This paper introduces different perspectives of rule of law in the European Union starting out of the assumption that fear and (common) economic interests continue to be the primary motivator of European integration as to the European Union. The analysis touches upon the problematic tension between national specificities of the rule of law develope...
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Peer-reviewed, accepted for publication in Európai Tükör (European Mirror), 2020/2. “The master pulls a fence around his house”? The significance of the PSPP decision of the German Federal Constitutional Court and the reality of constitutional responsibility for European integration Abstract (article available in Hungarian) The relationship be...
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In commemorating the 70th birthday of Hungarian and European public law scholar, Márta Dezső, the article discusses certain questions regarding the competences, powers, perceived roles and actual balance of the institutional triangle of the EU. (In Hungarian)
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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed. As part of an anthology on the Introduction to Hungarian Law 2019, the Chapter describes the major constitutional reforms and developments between 2011 and 2019, detailing such aspects as constitutional regulations on fundamental rights, the National Assembly, direct democracy, the President of the...
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This paper deals with the influence of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU on the processes of constitutional review within Hungary and specifically analyses the approach of the Hungarian Constitutional Court (HCC) to the Union's fundamental rights catalogue. The basic starting point for examining the impact of the EU Charter on constitutio...
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A nemzeti alkotmánybíróságok és az EUB kapcsolatát, illetve az uniós jog abszolút primátusát a tagállami alkotmányok felett az alkotmányértelmező testületek az európai alkotmányos párbeszéd eszközével igyekeztek és igyekeznek a mai napig a fenntarthatóság medrén belül tartani, míg az e relációk meghatározása iránti igény időközben életre hívta az a...
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The paper summarizes the legal developments of Hungarian Constitutional Law in 2018 with regard to the protection of fundamental rights and other relevant issues - highlights: the Seventh Amendment of the Fundamental Law, Act LV of 2018 on the right of assembly and Act LIII of 2018 on the protection of privacy, the entry into force of Act XC of 201...
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The paper deal with fundamental questions of privacy protection in the context of Hungarian fair trial rights (mostly in civil procedure). The paper analyses a decision of the Hungarian Constitutional Court rejecting a constitutional complaint arguing for enhanced protections for privacy in ciivl proceedings based on a comparative constitutional ar...
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The paper describes EU efforts to tackle online hate speech through the introduction of some examples of the relevant work of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency. (in Hungarian) Arsboni, 3-4/2018, pp. 147-155. Full volume available under: https://arsboni.hu/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Arsboni_folyoirat_2018_3_4.pdf Álom és valóság? Az emberi jogok t...
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Dialogue and identity. All political and constitutional questions of modern, multilevel constitutionalism are centered around these two phenomena to- day. In a global legal system, what is the connection between the supremacy of national constitutions and the primacy of international norms, which en- compasses – in our closest environment – the law...
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Organized by the University of Szeged, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, International and Regional Studies Institute, on the 18th of October 2018 “Life After the GDPR: Good Data Protection Rules and Prospects for the Future” international Conference Book „Élet a GDPR után: jó adatvédelmi szabályok és jövőbeli kilátások” című konferenciát a Sz...
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Starting out from essential state functions anchored in Article 4(2) of the Treaty on the European Union to protect constitutional identity, this paper will endeavour to examine a judgment delivered by the Court of Justice of the European Union in June 2018. Within the context of free movement, the Coman case raises questions, also with reference t...
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As Peterson and Shackleton argue: “What sets the EU apart [from states and other international organizations], perhaps above all, is its unique institutions: they resemble no other bodies found at the national or international level.”17They ask and answer the question “Why study EU institutions?” by providing eight reasons that are worth to be summ...
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In the global convergence of technology, numerous threats and challenges are presented and need to be tackled by the legal systems of the world. The expansive digital space and the use of information technology and the Internet to facilitate communication not only empower the users to express their views on the world, but also provide new channels...
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"I am an invisible man[…] I am a man of substance, of fl esh and bone, fiber and liquids-and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. " ["Láthatatlan ember vagyok […]. Anyagból vagyok, húsból és csontból, szövetekből és folyadékból-még azt is mondhatnák: értelem is szorult belém. Lá...
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In this paper we seek answers to the question how we can find appropriate limits for the adoption and application of national and European legal acts in a system of multi-level constitutionalism, where we simultaneously have basic values of constitutional character in the EU and coexisting national constitutional identities.
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The article deals with different approaches of constitutional courts to the concept of constitutional identity along the lines of literary metaphors referring to Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. (in Hungarian) in Fontes Iuris, 2015/1, pp. 27-39.
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In this paper (in Hungarian) I try and distinguish the different methods and models that the Member State constitutional courts have used to interpret the Lisbon Treaty in the context of their domestic law and legal system. The determinations of the so-called Lisbon judgments are vital in understanding the essence of the "constitutional identity" d...
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This chapter extends to the comparative assessment of the basic differences between Western and Eastern perceptions of the fair trial principle with regard to the right to defence. This is achieved by asserting that there are significant differences in the embodiment of this principle (and in the materialisation of the right to defence) dependent o...
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This chapter focuses on discussing reasons and possible solutions for the apparent absence of respect for fair trial rights in three areas of concern: Russia, Africa and China. All of these countries are partners of the EU’s human rights dialogue that serves – among others – the reinforcement of the respect for fundamental rights outside of Europe...
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Presented at the Budapest international conference entitled "Trends and Directions of Kin-State Policies in Europe and Across the Globe", this paper contains a summary of kin-state policy priorities and their representations in different constitutions. In this context, the paper focuses on the importance of emotions in constitutional design, and as...
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Any analysis of efficiency of legal norms shall primarily focus on the choice of model in terms of governance, especially in an information society. Such models can be either top-down/command-and-control or bottom-up/cooperate-and-control. If the correct choice of model can be agreed on, then the methodology of the model chosen shall be evaluated w...
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The article examines the modes of interpretation of the nation-concept based on the new Hungarian Fundamental Law adopted in April 2011 and in comparison to the opinions and recommendations of the Council of Europe. The pressure-ridden and heavily criticized 25 April adoption of the new Hungarian Fundamental Law in 2011 gave the idea for the analys...
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This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the regulations regarding access to public information in Hungary and other countries concerning extraordinary rendition. After having examined the regulatory framework, additional guidelines are provided concerning the watchdog role of NGOs.
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In providing an outlook on how fair trial rights are protected globally, it is self-explanatory that we shall compare existing protections of a fair trial in Europe to those outside of Europe. Conclusions from a comparative legal point of view then can be drawn in a broader human rights context as well. The several issues subject to investigation a...
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As a forerunner to current efforts in governance research, the project ‘Reflexive Governance in the Public Interest’ (hereinafter: REFGOV) was initiated within the 6th European Framework Program. This article was conceived, in part, having studied the conclusions drawn by this project and aims to highlight important challenge facing fundamental rig...
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The question of privacy and its several possible interpretations raise important questions as to the position of the concept in the structure of fundamental rights - especially in light of the differences between the European and the Anglo-Saxon legal cultures. Is it a fundamental right? Is it a liberty? Is it rather connected to personal property...
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The article provides the outlines of the work that has been carried out as part of an EU-Canada project (EU CHALLENGE, FP6, 2004-2009) on transatlantic security relations with the participation of the University of Toronto, CEPS, the University of Victoria and the University of Ottawa.

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With the financial support of the Hungarian Ministry of Justice, the Serbian-Hungarian joint research project (2020-2021) encompasses comparative research regarding the jurisprudence of constitutional courts in Hungary, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia and Romania at the crossroads of constitutional identity and minority rights regarding national specificities and commonalities regarding the different jurisdictions. Members ofthe research group formed under a cooperation between the Faculty of Law and Business Lazar Vrkatic of the UNION University in Novi Sad and the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Szeged are: Prof. Dr. László Trócsányi, Prof. Dr. Tamás Korhecz, Dr. Petar Teofilovic, Dr. Attila Varga, Dr. Anikó Szalai, Dr. Márton Sulyok, Dr. Katinka Beretka, Dr. Noémi Nagy, Dr. Zsuzsa Szakály and Dr. Norbert Tribl.