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Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society talk on national constitutional courts

Dieter Grimm, a professor of law at Humboldt University of Berlin, will speak on “The Role of National Constitutional Courts in European Democracy ,” on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 4:30 p.m., in 010 East Pyne at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by March 5, 2014, to Kathleen Allen at or 609-258-5978.**

Grimm is also a permanent fellow and former director of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Institute for Advanced Study. From 1987 until 1999, he served as a justice on the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany. An honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he holds a law degree from the University of Frankfurt and an L.L.M. from Harvard University.

The Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society can be found on the Web at Jan-Werner Müller, professor of politics is acting director for 2013-14.

For more information, contact Kathleen Allen at or (609) 258-5978.