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Kari Ragnarsson

Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson

S.J.D. Candidate

kragnarsson at sjd.law.harvard.edu

Dissertation

“Socio-economic Rights and Neoliberalism after the Financial Crisis”

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Socio-economic Rights in Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Law and Neoliberalism with Professor Samuel Moyn, Yale University
  • International Human Rights Law with Professor Gerald Neuman, Harvard Law School

Additional Research Interests

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Making
  • Institutional Design
  • Public International Law
  • European Union Law
  • Disability Law

Education

  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2016-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program 2014-2015 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • University of Iceland, Mag. Jur., 2009
  • University of Iceland, B.A. in Law, 2007

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, Graduate Program Fellow, 2017-Present
  • University of Iceland, Lecturer in Law, 2017
  • Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Fellow, 2017-2018
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 2014-2015

Representative Publications

  • Allt kann sá er hófið kann – Um inntak stjórnskipulegrar meðalhófsreglu [He who knows moderation knows best – The content of the constitutional proportionality principle] 13 TÍMARIT LÖGRÉTTU (forthcoming 2017).
  • Falsvonir Öryrkjabandalagsdómsins? Nýleg dómaframkvæmd um félagsleg réttindi [False promises of the Disability Association Case? Recent development of social rights adjudication] 70 ÚLFLJÓTUR L. REV. 41 (2017).
  • Verjandi að eigin vali [Council of one’s own choosing] 12 TÍMARIT LÖGRÉTTU 42 (2016).
  • Lögréttur og lagaráð – nýjungar í endurskoðun á stjórnskipulegu gildi laga samkvæmt tillögum stjórnlagaráðs [Lögrétta and Law Council – Innovations in Constitutional Review in the Proposals of the Constitutional Council] 66 TÍMARIT LÖGFRÆÐINGA 227 (2016).
  • Dómstólar geta ekki vikið sér undan því að taka afstöðu: um vernd efnahagslegra og félagslegra réttinda fyrir dómstólum [The Courts cannot avoid taking a stand: On the judicial protection of economic and social rights] 62 ÚLFLJÓTUR l. Rev. 495 (2009).
  • Kosningar í nefndir, ráð og stjórnir sveitarfélaga samkvæmt sveitarstjórnar- og jafnréttislögum [Electing members of committees and councils at the municipal level, pursuant to the Municipalities Act and the Equal Opportunities Act], in RANNSÓKNIR Í FÉLAGSVÍSINDUM X: LAGADEILD [RESEARCH IN SOCIAL SCIENCE X: LAW FACULTY] 173 (Trausti Fannar Valsson ed., 2009).

Additional Information

Partner at Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners, Reykjavík, Iceland

Languages: English, Icelandic, Danish

Last Updated: September 18, 2017