Samo joined the Law School in Autumn 2013 to work on the ERC funded project ‘The Role and Future of National Constitutions in European and Global Governance’ in the team of Professor Anneli Albi. Before coming to Kent, Samo completed both his Law degree as well as his doctoral degree at the University of Ljubljana. His doctoral thesis explored comparative practice in the review of constitutionality. At the University of Ljubljana, Samo also taught Constitutional Law and European Constitutional Law and co-ordinated the Legal Clinic for Refugees and Foreigners. After passing his state exam, Samo worked as a legal adviser at the Slovenian Ministry of Justice, where he was involved in legislation drafting and preparing briefs for the Constitutional Court.
In 2012-2013, Samo was a Fulbright funded Research Scholar at the University of Michigan Law School at Ann Arbor. At Michigan, Samo served as the co-convenor of an online symposium focusing on the adjudication of the financial crisis, hosted by the Michigan Journal of International Law.
Samo’s research interests are in the field of (comparative) constitutional law, especially judicial review, global constitutionalism, constitutional issues of European integration and refugee and migration law.back to top
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