Professor, Vice-President of IALANA (International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, Szczecin University
Coordinator of the European Master in Law and Policies of European Integration: European Constitutional Law and Multilevel Constitutionalism
Professor Pasquale Policastro is the chair of the Department of European Union Law of the Catholic University of Lublin. He is professor of Constitutional Law and European Law at the University of Szczecin and has been awarded of the “Rientro dei cervelli” distinguished professorship of the Italian Ministery of University and Scientific Research at the University of Salerno, Department of Civil and Economic Relations in Contemporary Legal Systems.
The scientific interest of Pasquale Policastro has been so far concentrated on the constitutional transitions and the human rights, the theory of constitution and of constitutionalism as well as of multi-level constitutional systems, the constitutional intepretation and the theory of legal arguments and of the balancing of values between different layers of legal enactment.
Among his most recent publications: “A New Garment for an Old Question: “A Clash Between Man’s Rights and Citizens” Rights in the Enlarged Europe?” (in J. Nergelius (ed.) Nordic and Other European Constitutional Traditions, Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, Leiden/Boston 2006); “On the Descriptive and the Prescriptive Nature of the Constitution. Constitutionalism and the Legitimisation of the Constitution in the Practice of its Implementation” (in L. Wintgens, The Theory and Practice of Legislation); Essays in Legisprudence (Ashgate, Aldershot, 2005); “Challenges of Multi-Level Constitutionalism” (ed. with J. Nergelius and K. Urata, Polpress, Krakow 2004), etc.