Visiting Professor Tamara Capeta Discusses the Implications of the Brexit Vote

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Professor Tamara Capeta spoke before an audience at the School of Law on the topic of “Brexit and the EU Constitutional Order.” She discussed the implications of the referendum in Great Britain in favor of an exit from the European Union, including the difficulties associated with Britain’s continued membership in EU governing bodies pending the initiation and conclusion of negotiations on its exit from and future relations with the EU.

Professor Capeta earned her PhD degree from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law in 2001, after completing her LLM studies at the College of Europe, Bruges, where she obtained the Advance Master of European Law degree in 1993. In 2006 she was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Michigan Law School. She is the author of several books and articles, including the first textbook on EU law in the Croatian language. She teaches at both the graduate and postgraduate levels, and participates in the education of judges and civil servants in the field of EU law. Her current research interests relate to the EU judiciary, especially questions of judicial interpretation of law and the legitimacy of courts.