prof. dr. sc. Branko Smerdel
prof. dr. sc.
Branko Smerdel

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Graduation year: 1973

mr.sc. graduation year: 1977

PhD graduation year: 1984

Employed since: 43

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Constitutional Law
Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

The Constitution, populism, and the decline of liberal democracy - Referendumania threatens the very fundaments of the constitutional order

Smerdel, Branko
2019.
Zbornik radova Pravnog fakulteta u Splitu

Crisis of democratic constitutionalism and prospects of further democratic transition in Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2019.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

The Two Professors: A Parallel Journey in Search of Meaning of Constitutions

Smerdel, Branko
2017.

The acute crisis of government as an expression of the chronic crisis of Croatian constitutionalism

Smerdel, Branko
2017.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Foreword: plea for a return to the ideals of the Krk Draft of the "Christmas Constitution"

Smerdel, Branko
2016.
Okrugli stol povodom 25. obljetnice donošenja prvog hrvatskog Ustava

The tasks of jurisprudence and legal profession on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the "Christmas Constitution" - Constitutional choice and the processes of realization of the highest constitutional values and strategic goals of the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2016.
Krčki zbornik

Constitutional Design, Development and Prospects of the Croatian "Hybrid" Parliamentary Government

Smerdel, Branko
2016.

How to respond to the imminent crisis of the Constitutional Court?

Smerdel, Branko
2016.
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Constitutional Court in crisis: the nature of the danger and a scientific response - Proposal for a constitution-based solution for renewing the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2016.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Can the Chief of State lead us out of the deadlock?

Smerdel, Branko
2015.
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Croatian Constitutionality in the European Union - A Eurorealist's Appeal

Smerdel, Branko
2015.
Europa i enciklopedija - kultura i kodifikacija

"Hybrid parliamentarism" after three presidential mandates

Smerdel, Branko
2015.
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Design and Operation of the "Hybrid" Presidency - Evaluation of the Power-Sharing in the Croatian Top Executive

Smerdel, Branko
2015.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

In Quest of a Doctrine: Croatian Constitutional Identity in the European Union

Smerdel, Branko
2014.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Introduction: On the citizen initiated referendum in Croatia and Slovenia

Podolnjak, Robert ; Smerdel, Branko
2014.

Referendum of civic initiative in Croatia and Slovenija: constitutional regulation ; experience ; prospects


2014.

Central European Democratic Transition: the Paradigm of a Constitutional Revolution

Smerdel, Branko
2014.

In quest for a theory: Croatian Constitutional Identity in the European Union

Smerdel, Branko
2014.
IX Congress of the IACL - AIDC,

In Quest for a Doctrine: Croatian Constitutional Identity Within the European Union

Smerdel, Branko
2014.
World Congress of the IACL, Workshop 9: Constitutional Identity

Constitutional Law of the EU Member States

Smerdel, Branko
2014.

Croatian constitutionalism today. In the light of the proposed constitutional changes

Smerdel, Branko
2014.
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Are we in danger of a constitutional crisis?

Smerdel, Branko
2013.
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Constitutional revolution, democratic transition and the rule of law

Smerdel, Branko
2013.

The Constitutional Order of the European Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2013.

Discussion

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Hrvatski pravni sustav

The classical theory of parliamentary accountability and new challenges

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
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Croatian Constitutionality in the European Union: A State Union or a Different Type of Union?

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Theory of constitutional engineering and its impact on the development of democratic constitutional institutions in the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Ustavi i demokracija - Strani utjecaji i domaći odgovori

Of constitutions and men: Introduction to constitutional casuistry

Smerdel, Branko
2012.

English for Lawyers

Pavić, Zlata ; Smerdel, Branko ; Vićan, Dunja
2012.

Independent Regulatory Agencies and the Rule of Law - Croatian Practice in Light of American Experiences

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Susret pravnika

Central European Democratic Transition: the Paradigm of a Constitutional Revolution

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Thirtieth Anniversary of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACS)

Constitutional Identity in the European Union. Beyond the View From the Courts

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
The Eighth Congress of Constitutional and European Law

Contribution to a public discussion on the Draft Bill on Scienec andf Higher Education

Branko Smerdel
2012.
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Independent Regulators: Necessary Rationalization of the system

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
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The Theory of Constitutional Engineering after Two Decades of Transition

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Pomen ustavnosti in ustavna demokracija

The end of the transition process and necessity of consolidating the legal system

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Platypus Reconsidered: How to Integrate Independent Regulators into the Croatian Constitutional Order

Smerdel, Branko
2012.
Regulatory agencies

Croatian Constitutionality in the European Union - A Eurorealist's Appeal

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
Studia lexicographica

On Constitutionality of the amedments to the Constitutional Law on Minority Rights

Branko Smerdel
2011.
Političke analize

Problems of democratic transition: back to constitutional engeneering

Branko Smerdel
2011.
Revus. revija za europsko ustavnost

Tasks before the legal science and legal profession on the 20th anniversary of the "Christmas Constitution" - constitutional choice and processes of realization of highest constitutional values and strategic goals of the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
Okrugli stol "Dvadeseta obljetnica Ustava Republike Hrvatske"

On the unconstitutionality of the Act on the prevention of conflict of interest

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Croatian constitutionality in the European Union

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Anomie, the public and the necessity of institutionalization

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Parliamentarism, freedom of speech and immunity of parliamentary representatives

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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RATIO LEGIS: Problems of a teleological interpretation in the transitional period

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Can an unenforceable law be constitutional?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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ARS LONGA, IMPERIUM BREVIS: on limiting the mandate

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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RATIO CONSTITUTIONIS: how can we fill constitutional voids?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Caveat: corruptors of the Constitution strike (again)

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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VIGILANTIBUS IURA: how to appoint ambassadors?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Leges et circenses: how to draft bills

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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CURIA LOCUTA, CAUSA AUTEM NON FINITA: the MP has no one to write to

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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SUMMUM IUS: what, exactly, is a "good law"?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Cohabitation and organization: Who needs a legal adviser and how to choose one?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Constitutional amendments of 2011: how important it is to be and become a "constitutional category"

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Quod populus vult: drafting a bill on referenda leaves no room for hastiness

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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The right of the public to know: monitoring must be monitored!

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Errare humanum est: on consolidating the Constitution, and the consolidation of a consolidated text

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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SUSPICIO IURIS: what are the roots of our relationship towards constitutionality?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Lupus sapiens: on the People's relationship with the Constitution

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Government's double pass: the Act on abolition of the statute of limitations (Art.31.par.4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia)

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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The Government in offside: is it democratic to redraw electoral units?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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"Deng's cat Theorem" and the protection of human rights: would the Office of the People's Ombudsman really be strengthened through abolishing special ombudspersons?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Mission impossible: is it possible to prevent conflict of interest?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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He who asks is a fool for five minutes: may the President of the Republic call consultations?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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"That which is crooked from birth, time cannot straighten" - the Constitutional Court facing a challenge of positive discrimination

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Appeal from a eurorealist: preserve the Croatian Constitution!

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Is it better to have Ministers who are politicians or experts?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Parliamentary rule and party dominance

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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On unanimity of judges and minority opinions

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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A Professor taking a test in Constitutional Law

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Limits to the freedom of expression: defilement of symbols of state

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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"Take off and landing" of Croatian independent regulators

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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In bad taste and impermissible: what are the limits to the freedom of expression?

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Disobedient institutions and their accountability

Smerdel, Branko
2011.
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Building democratic constitutional institutions in the Republic of Croatia in a developmental perspective - a Department of science, education and sports Project No. 066-0661428-2502 (2007-2011)


2011.

The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia


2010.

For a return to the promises of the "Christmas Constitution"

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
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The Constitution, President and other interpreters of the popular will

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
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Direct decision-making and its constitutional limits

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Constitution of the Republic of Croatia after the Revision of the Constitution of 2010

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Dilemmas of the independent and active judicary in contemporary theory and constitutional transition

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
Znanstveni skup povodom objave knjiga dr.sc. Petra Bačića i prof.dr.sc. Arsena Bačića

REFERENDUM AND IT'S CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITS: Anent the question "have the preconditions for calling a referendum been fulfilled?", addressed to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
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Basic characteristics of the constitutional order of the Republic of Croatia on the twentieth anniversary of the "Christmas Constitution"

Smerdel, Branko
2010.

Amendment of the Constitution as a political and legal act: problems of formulation, interpretation and implementation

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
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The Government's accountability in the European context: How do the European (parliamentary) institutions "do their job"

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Ministerial responsibility and parliamentarism: from a classical theory to contemporaneous Croatian disagreements on the organization of government

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
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Parliamentary system and the stability of Croatian constitution: Will the presidential elections be followed by changes in government structure ?

Smerdel, Branko
2010.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Constitutional Law

Smerdel, Branko ; Sokol, Smiljko
2009.

Parliamentary system and stability of the Croatian constitution

Smerdel, Branko
2009.
Revus

Science, profession and politics: constitutional amendments of 2009

Smerdel, Branko
2009.
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Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany : lessons for the transitional and european constitutionality

Smerdel, Branko
2009.
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Constitutional changes and the Croatian parliamentary system - arguments in favour of a positive constitutional model of organization of government

Smerdel, Branko
2009.

Act of government in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2009.
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Is the change in the constitutional position and powers of the President of the Republic necessary - suggestions and opinions

Smerdel, Branko
2008.
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Constitutional law

Smerdel, Branko ; Sokol, Smiljko
2007.

Application of the federalist principle and lessons of the 1971. constitutional reform


2007.

Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
2007.

An Expert Text of the Draft Constitution for the Republic of Montenegro

Smerdel, Branko
2007.

Actuality of the federalist principle - lessons of the 1971. constitutional reform

Smerdel, Branko
2007.
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The constitutional basis of the public's right to information

Smerdel, Branko
2007.
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Developing the Model of Improving the Quality of Study on Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb


2006.

The notion of Security and Free Access to Information Creation and Development

Smerdel, Branko ; Gardašević, Đorđe
2006.
Politics in Central Europe - The Journal of the Central European Political Science Association

Regulatory Agencies

Smerdel , Branko
2006.
Informator

Constitutional Law

Smerdel, Branko ; Sokol, Smiljko
2006.

Constitutional Law

Smerdel, Branko ; Sokol, Smiljko
2006.

President of the Republic between the Constitution and Politics

Smerdel, Branko
2004.

Alternation of Government and Prospects of the Rule of Law

Smerdel, Branko
2004.

Problems of the Consitutionalism and Judiciary Reform

Smerdel, Branko
2004.
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The Convention on the Future of Europe and the Process of Constitutional Choice

Smerdel, Branko
2003.
Report of activities - Federal Trust for Education and Research

Fundamental Problems of Constitutional Choice in the European union - An Attempt at Preliminary Assessment of the Results of the Convention on the Future of Europe

Smerdel, Branko
2003.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

The Constitution of Europe Convention on the Future of Europe and the Process of Constitutional Choices

Smerdel, Branko
2003.
Revus revija za evropsko ustavnost

Panel discussion on teaching European Community Law

Rodin, Siniša ; Smerdel, Branko ; Ćapeta, Tamara ; Maduro, Miguel ; Shaw, Jo ; Stadlmeier, Sigmar ; Selanec, Goran ; Vasiljević, Snježana ; Goldner, Iris
2003.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Convention on the future of Europe: attempt of previous judgment of results

Smerdel, Branko
2003.
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Constitutionalism and the Stability of the Constitution

Smerdel, Branko
2001.

Organization of Government of the Republic of Croatia - New Constitutional Provisions and Their Prospects

Smerdel, Branko
2001.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Croatian Legal System and the Constitutional Principle of the Rule of Law

Smerdel, Branko
2001.
Zbornik pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia


2001.

The Constitutional Act on the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia

Smerdel, Branko ; Vićan, Dunja
2000.

New System of Governance

Smerdel, Branko
2000.
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The Expert Grounds for a Proposal to Amend the Constitution

Mratović, Veljko ; Smerdel, Branko ; Bačić, Arsen ; Crnić, Jadranko ; Filipović, Nikola ; Lauc, Zvonimir
2000.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Constitutionalism and alternation of government

Smerdel, Branko
1999.
Zbornik Pravnog Fakulteta u Zagrebu

Political ethics, constitutional governance and conflict of interest

Smerdel, Branko
1999.
Vladavina prava

Fundamental Characteristics of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Netherlands

Smerdel, Branko
1998.
Vladavina prava

Constitutional Organization of the Republic of Croatia

Sokol, Smiljko ; Smerdel, Branko
1998.

Principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Croatian Constitution

Smerdel, Branko
1998.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Constitutional Law

Sokol, Smiljko ; Smerdel, Branko
1998.

Towards Croatian Theory of Local Self-Government

Smerdel, Branko
1997.
Pravni vjesnik

Corruption in the British Parliament

Smerdel, Branko
1997.
Vladavina prava

Functioning of American Presidential System - Constitutional Significance of the 1995-1996 Budgetary Crisis

Smerdel, Branko
1997.
Politička misao

Croatian Parliament in a Comparative Perspective

Smerdel, Branko
1996.
Croatian critical law review

Croatian Imperial Presidency: Constitutional Design and Operation

Smerdel, Branko
1993.
International Conference on Heads of the State in New Democracies, Chicago Law School - Central European University

Restitution of Property and Privatization in Croatia

Smerdel, Branko
1993.
International Conference on Restitution and Privatization, Central European University and the University of Chicago Law School

The new Croatian Constitution: genesys, basic ideas and institutions

Kregar, Josip ; Šimonović, Ivan ; Smerdel, Branko
1991.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

The constitution of Republic of Croatia: Political conditions and fundamental problems

Kregar, Josip ; Šimonović, Ivan ; Smerdel, Branko
1991.

Communal system of City of Zagreb-directives, policies and measures

Ivanišević, Stjepan ; Kregar, Josip ; Pavić, Željko ; Pusić, Eugen ; Smerdel, Branko ; Šimonović, Ivan ; Šipka, Predrag
1989.

American theories of federalism: the place and importance of Vincent Ostrom's political theory of a compound republic in the contemporary American federalist science

Smerdel, Branko
1989.

The Political Theory of a Compound Republic

Ostrom, Vincent
1989.

Organization of government: political ideas, constitutional models, reality

Sokol, Smiljko ; Smerdel, Branko
1988.

Communal System as a Basis and Framework of City of Zagreb Development : Socio-Political Aspects of Communal System I.

Ivanišević, Stjepan ; Kregar, Josip ; Pavić, Željko ; Pusić, Eugen ; Ramljak, Milan ; Smerdel, Branko ; Šimonović Ivan ; Šipka, Predrag
1985.