Andrej Lang is a postdoctoral researcher at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Law School. He holds a PhD in Law from Freie University Berlin and an LLM from NYU School of Law. He is admitted to the bar in Berlin and in New York and worked as a litigation associate for Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. He was a visiting scholar at Yale Law School and at Harvard Law School as well as a research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute concerning the ERC-funded research project on “Proportionality Analysis in Public Policy”. He has authored a number of articles in the fields of constitutional law, public international law and EU law and has received several scholarships and awards for his undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
His research focuses on international human rights and domestic fundamental rights, constitutional theory, empirical methods in constitutional law, and the sources of international law. His book “Proportionality in Action. Comparative and Empirical Perspectives on the Judicial Practice” (CUP 2020, co-edited with Mota Kremnitzer and Talya Steiner) was published in CUP’s flagship series “Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law”. Recently, Andrej was awarded a prestigious grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the framework of the “Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators”-programme for his research project on “Non-Judicial Rights Review”, on which he is working during his Jean Monnet fellowship at NYU.