source: The University of Warsaw

Lech Garlicki is a Professor of Law. He has worked at the Warsaw University since 1968, and since 1987 as full professor. He was member of the Warsaw Bar from 1980-1993, judge of the Constitutional Court of Poland from 1993-2001, and judge of the European Court of Human Right from 2002-2012. He was president of the fourth Section in 2011-2012. Prof. Garlicki lectured at numerous universities in Europe, the United States, Israel, Japan, China and Hong Kong. He is author or editor of over 300 publications in different languages, including a five-volume Commentary to the 1997 Constitution of Poland and two-volume Commentary to the European Convention on Human Rights. Prof. Garlicki is one of the Founding Members of the European Law Institute, a non-profit organisation that conducts research, makes recommendations and provides practical guidance in the field of European legal development with a goal of enhancing the European legal integration.