Dr. Vanja-Ivan Savić is a Croatian lawyer. He graduated from University of Zagreb Faculty of Law cum laude, where he obtained his first law degree. Later he obtained Master of Science in Law Degree and Ph.D. at the same University. He was a British Chevening Scholar at The University of Edinburgh in 2005. As a researcher he worked as International Fellow at DePaul University’s International Human Rights Law Institute in Chicago in 2010. His area of expertise includes Legal Theory, Theory of Law and State, Corporate Criminal Law, Law and Religion and International Human Rights. Legal Theory and Law and Religion are of his primary interest and in that respect he participated at many lectures and conferences held in Croatia and abroad. He attended Harvard University Law School’s Program of Instruction for Lawyers and later conference held at their Islamic Legal Studies Program. He also participated at many law and religion themed conferences: Cracow, Poland; Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Zagreb, Croatia and London, UK. In 2013 he was Visiting Research Associate at the University of Adelaide Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion. Currently he holds positions of Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb and Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University’s Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies where he conducts research connected with law, religion and cohabitation in complex religious and ethnic societies. Dr. Savić’s papers were published in Croatian and English in numerous publications in Croatia and abroad and one article was translated into Vietnamese. Dr. Savić is interested to promote Law and Religion as a discipline in his home county Croatia and to explore how Religion interferes with Law and with functioning of the State, especially how it can shape governing structures within Political Systems. He speaks English and French and uses Spanish and is also familiar with Arabic and Hebrew letters. He earned Bar Exam Certificate.
Graduation year: 2000
mr.sc. graduation year: 2007
PhD graduation year: 2011
Employed since: 2005
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Privacy and Religious Freedoms: Friends or Foes, or Both?
Believer may leave the Church, but can not erase his/hers baptism.
Where are The Limits of Privacy? Can GDPR Harm Religious Freedoms?
Privacy of Family Life as Fundamental Value of Contemporary Society
Whom the Privacy Laws Protect? – Concepts and Developments
On the Way to Stolac (Rabbi Moshe Danon Tomb)
Regional perspectives on the role of religion in dealing with COVID - faith, law and science
Holy See and the International Recognition of the Republic of Croatia
In the Neighborhood - Helping on the Doors of Ukraine
Law, Religion and Ethnicity in Central and Southeast Europe
Croatia as Italy?: Presence of Religion in the Public School System
THOMAS E. DOBBS, M.D., M.P.H., IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITYAS STATE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENTOF HEALTH, ET AL.,Petitioners,v.JACKSON WOMEN’S HEALTH ORGANIZATION, ON BEHALF ITSELF AND ITS PATIENTS, ET AL.,Respondents
We expect more recognition and understanding from the Western countries
Textbook for Understanding Law and State
Days of the Bread and Religion in the Public Sphere
Introductory Lecture: Religion and Legal Systems
The Legal Regulation of Religious Symbols in the Public Sphere in Croatia
‘Our Father’ – In or Out? Religious Education and Secular Tendencies in Croatian Public Schools in the European Context
Religious Symbols in the Public Order of the Republic of Croatia (Analysis of the Relevant Judgments of the ECHR Included)
Religious Symbols in the public sphere in the legal order of Croatia
Croatian Religious Freedom Regulations and Relationship with the Islamic Community Should Be Exported as the First Class Product
Stand and Stay for What is Right (in: Tomislav Pervan, OFM, Joan of Arc - A Life)
The Punta Del Este Declaration on Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere
Keeper of Tradition and Divine Law in Times of Identity Crisis: Catholic Church and Demands of GDPR in the EU and Croatia
It works better if it is not too secularized: the Croatian constitutional model for regulating state-church relations
We can't move forward as we did it before!
Religion and Persecution: Crime on the Maps of the World
Comparative Perspectives on Association Laws
Geography of the Religious Persecution and Trafficking (Nigeria)
Religious Injury under the Montreal Convention: The (Un)Usual Case of an EL AL Flight from New York to Tel Aviv
State and Church in Croatia
Charles Habib Malik and Reflections of a Lebanese Multi-Religious Landscape - A Comment Written on the Occasion of the Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Treaties Increase the Level of Religious Freedom in Croatia
Can Constitutions or Laws Change Marriage?: Reflections on the “Goods of Marriage” and Natural Law of John Finnis
Croatian Model of Regulating 'Church-State' relations as a role model for the Region?
Love as a Supreme Law for All: A Path to Ecumenical Justice
Religion in the Public Sphere: Legal Protection of Religious Life in Croatia and the World
Legal Protection of Religious Life in Croatia and Worldwide
Law, Religion and Love: Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other
Lex Talionis in Jewish Law: Supplement to the teachings on the meaning of punishment in Croatian legal theory
Religion in Consociational State: Any Lessons To Exchange Between Africa and Europe?
Religious Freedom in Turbulent Times; European Perspective and Tendencies in Brazil
Chaplaincies in Croatia - Legal and Historical Overview
Report on Chaplaincies in Croatia: Legal and Historical Overview
Love, Religion and Love
Religious Life After Communism: One Europe-Two Faces
Religion and The Rule of Law - Comparative Perspectives
Religion and the Rule of Law Workshop
Could We Be a Post Secular, Please? A Positive Example of Religious Regulation in Croatia
Religion and Law after Post-Communist Yugoslavia
From Biblical Law to the Country's Blessed Constitution (Reflections on Croatian Referendum on Marriage)
Human Rights in Central Asia and Central Europe: Religious Freedom
Towards a framework for advancing Freedom of Religion and Beleif
On Nigeria (Where EU’s views end?), Commentary
Still Fighting God in the Public Arena: Does Europe Pursue the Separation of Religion and State Too Devoutly or Is It Saying It Does Without Really Meaning It?
Architecture and Law: Lawgivers of the US Supreme Court – So, Where is Jesus?
Katubah in Jewish Law
Some views on the Relationships Between the Catholic Church and the State during the Rule of Viceroy Ivan Mažuranić and Today
Book Review: Leiter, Brian. Why Tolerate Religion?
Beyond Nation and Tradition: Traditional Identity Shapes the Law (Working Paper)
Values, Religion, Human Rights and Democracy - Selected Topics
Law and Traditional Identity in Central and Eastern Europe
Yes, We Can Work Together! Law and Religious Activism
Lebanon in Bosnia: Disintegrating Nation in Integrated State
After the Age of Communism: Religious Life, Law, and National Identity in East and Central Europe
Religious Freedoms and Human Rights
Legal Status of Religious Organizations in the EU
Floods and Saint Joseph of Arimathea
European Perspectives on Secularism
Marriage is Woman and Man: Recent Case of Citizens' Initiative of Changing Croatian Constitution - Should or Should Not We be Going French?
Connection Between Law and Religion in the Contemporary World
Visiting Jean Monnet Lecture, European Secular Identities, Interconnection of Law and Religion In the Modern World
Juristic Persons in Islamic Law
Understanding Criminal Liability of Juristic Persons
History of Criminal Corporation in Europe: Before and After IG Farben Case
What To Expect from the Law in Complicated Religious and Ethnic Societies?
What to Expect from Laws in Complex Religious and Ethnic Societies?: Insight into Bosnia and Herzegovina and Lebanon
The Attitude of Zagreb Law School Students towards European and International Law
Are We Going the Same Way? American and European Perspectives in Fighting Corruption
Exportation of the Idea of Criminal Corporation to Central and Southeast Europe: Absorbing is Done, Try to Squeeze the Spirit
Ethnicity and Religion in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Peace v Human Rights, An Never ending Story?
Criminal Liability of Corporations and Criminal Activities connected with Labor Law Issues
Concept of Autonomous Liability of Legal Person and its Application in Criminal Law
Responsibility in the Cockpit or Downtown? How Legal Theory Determines if an Airline Is to be Treated as a Criminal
Criminal Liability of Corporations in the System of General Theory of Law and Analysis of Alschuler's Theory
Application of Theoretical Models of Criminal Liability in Croatian and Comparative Law
Sejdić and Finci Case: What does it mean for Bosnia and Herzegovina?
How can the Corporation become a Criminal?-Analyzing the Paths towards Corporate Criminal Liability
Corporate Criminal Liability Workshop
Liability of Corporations for Criminal Acts Against Free Market Competition
Theoretical Models for Applying Criminal Liability towards Companies
Hans Kelsen-35 years from departure of one extraordinary jurist
Asbestos as Environmental and Legal Issue
Conference Overview: "V. International Conference on Islamic Legal Studies-Lawful and Unlawful Violence in Islamic Law and History", Harvard University, September, 2006.
Fundamental questions of Liability of Juristic Persons for Criminal Offences and Finding the Responsible Person Within Corporate Body
Effect of Mycosorb on performance and Gumbore vaccination response in broilers fed corn naturally contaminated with deoxynivalenol (DON)
Criminal Liability of Juristic Persons in Scots Law
Macao - The Road to Unknown
Holy See and the Vatican City State
AIDS as legal, moral and victimological problem
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