A discussion on the subject of „Challenges of the legal profession in Serbia“ was held as part of the General Seminar in the Congress Hall on May 22th 2019. Judge Dragana Boljević –President of the Judges’ Association of Serbia (JAS), lawyer Jugoslav Tintor – president of the Belgrade Bar Association and Professor Dr Danilo Vuković have spoken on the subject of the discussion, while Assistant Professor Dr Miloš Zdravković moderated it.
A new monographic work of the visiting professor of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, Dr Kenneth Einar Himma, entitled „Morality and the Nature of Law“ (Oxford University Press, 2019) was presented within the General Seminar in Amphitheatre VIII (the courtroom) on April 11th 2019. The published work was discussed, but so was another work of the same author that is still in development, which deals with the conceptual relationship between coercion and law. The subject that got the most attention was a chapter of the new book that considers the concept of obligation.
Discussion about the Draft of the Law on determining the origin of property and special tax was held in the General Seminar
A debate on the Draft of the Law on determining the origin of property and special tax was held within the General Seminar on March 20th 2019. The participants were: Radomir Ilić, State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Dr Dragan Demirović, Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Miroslav Đinović, Director of the Large Taxpayers’ Office of the Tax Administration, as well as teachers from our Faculty, Professor Dr Dejan Popović and Assistant Professor Dr Svetislav V. Kostić. The Director of the General Seminar, Assistant Professor Dr Miloš Zdravković was the moderator. Miroslav Đinović has briefly presented the basic principles of the Draft of the Law on determining the origin of property and special tax and underlined that the goal of the Work group has been for the future Law to be clear and therefore easy to implement.
Professor Frode Helmich Pedersen from the University of Bergen in Norway held a lecture “Narratives in the Criminal Process” on February 27th 2019 within the General Seminar in the Faculty conference room. The lecture was opened by the newly appointed director of the General Seminar, Assistant Professor Dr Miloš Zdravković, who greeted the present professors and students and thanked our guest for his visit. Assistant Professor Dr Ivana Marković, who has moderated the Seminar, emphasized the importance of narratives for the criminal process in her opening statement, as well as the fact that, in spite of this, it is an often neglected category in theory and practice.