The Slovak constitutional challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic

The presentation will focus on the Slovak constitutional controversies unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. First, it will deal with a more systemic level, as it will discuss two occasions when the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic could review the constitutionality of the declared state of emergency. Second, the presentation will address numerous individual constitutional challenges that dealt with the human rights limitations adopted by the government during the current pandemic. The presentation will end with the articulation of the possible SCC’s emergency decision-making rationale.