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Jasmina Mackic

J. Mackic, PhD Public Law at Institute for Public Law
Jasmina Mackic

Jasmina Mačkić graduated in Criminal law and criminal procedure and European law from the University of Leiden. During her studies she was an intern at the Dutch Competition Authority and at the law firms CMS Derks Star Bussmann and Sjöcrona van Stigt Advocaten. She also studied at Queen Mary and Westfield College in London. After her graduation she taught the course ‘European Convention on Human Rights’ at Leiden Law School and worked for the Council of State of the Netherlands. In 2010 she was awarded a Mozaïek subsidy (a personal grant with the maximum amount of EUR 200,000) from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research to carry out PhD research. Her research focuses on the evidentiary system of the European Court of Human Rights in the context of allegations of discriminatory violence. For the benefit of her research, Mačkić conducted a two-month study visit in 2012 at the Roma Support Team of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Furthermore, she was a research scholar at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor during the fall term 2013.

Key publications

  • European Roma Integration Efforts – A Snapshot (Brussels, ASP): Chapter 3: Proving the Invisible: Addressing Evidentiary Issues in Cases of Presumed Discriminatory Abuse against Roma before the European Court of Human Rights through V.C. v. Slovakia (2013) J. Mackic