Sune Klinge

Sune Klinge

Associate Professor

Sune Klinge wrote his PhD about ‘Horizontal effect of EU-Directives and fundamental rights – a legal analysis of legal certainty and the consequences for the member state', (2019) supervised by Professor Helle Krunke.

The thesis was about the legal framework of the Danish constitution in relation to transferring sovereignty to EU, and the interplay between EU law and national constitutional law. 

Also, analysing horizontal direct effect of the EU Charter of fundamental rights and the consequences for the Member State of non-compliance with EU-law including infringement proceedings and the conditions for Member State liability. 

Sune is employed as assistant professor, tenure track, at Centre for European and Comparative Legal studies (CECS),and teaching on the Faculty of law with primary focus on European Constitutional Law and Danish Constitutional Law. 

Research areas: 

  • The role of the law in a green transition (green constitutions)
  • Data retention, surveillance and the legal effects of AI.
  • Member State liability and constitutional litigation 
  • Horizontal direct effect of the EU Charter of fundamental rights
  • European Constitutional Law and human rights protection
  • Danish Constitutional Law and the relationship to Greenland and the Faroe Islands

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