The 5th Indonesian Constitutional Court International Symposium

“Constitutional Court and Conflict Resolution”
Bandung, Indonesia September 15-16, 2021

Dr. Suhartoyo, S.H., M.H.
Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesia
Dr. Suhartoyo, S.H., M.H is Constitutional Justice who previously served as Chairman of the South Jakarta District. He has served as justice of Supreme Court for more than 22 years. He earned his degrees from Islamic University of Indonesia (Bachelor Degree of Law), University of Taruma Negara (Master of Law), and University of Jayabaya (Doctorate Degree of Law). His expert is criminal law. He is currently active as guest lecturer at Gajah Mada University and frequently shares his expert and experience in plethora seminars, advocate trainings, and constitutional forums.
Prof. Dr. Saldi Isra, SH., MPA
Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesia
Prof. Dr. Saldi Isra, S.H., MPA., a Law Professor at Andalas Universty, currently serves as one of Constitutional Justices at Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia for the 2017-2022 term. He earned his degrees from Andalas University (Bachelor Degree of Law), University of Malaya (Master’s in Public Administration), and Gadjah Mada Uiversity (Doctorate Degree of Law). While teaching at Andalas University, he was known to be a prolific writer, both in the media as well as national and international scientific journals.
Dr. Daniel Yusmic Pancastaki Foekh, S.H., M.H.
Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesia
Dr. Daniel Yusmic Pancastaki FoEkh, S.H., M.H. is a Constitutional Justice at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia. He was appointed as a Constitutional Court Justice on January 7, 2020. Prior to that, apart from being active at Atmajaya University with a specialization in Constitutional Law, he was also active in various social, religious, and professional organizations. He holds a law degree from the Faculty of Law, Nusa Cendana State University, Kupang. While the law masters and doctoral degrees in law were completed at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta. At the end of 2021, he wrote a book entitled: "Perpu (Government Regulations in Lieu of Laws) in Theory and Practice"
Professor Bertus De Villiers
State Administrative Tribunal and Curtin University Law School, Australia
Bertus de Villiers is a Member of the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia. He is also an Adjunct Professor of the Law School of Curtin University. He is admitted as a legal practitioner in South Africa and Australia. He is a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung (Germany). He is Consulting Editor for the Western Australian Law Reports. He has published extensively on a wide range of constitutional topics, in particular topics dealing with federalism, human rights and administrative law. He is also a reviewer for articles under consideration by legal journals.
Professor Roy Andrew Partain
University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Chair Professor Roy Andrew Partain (PhD Law, JD, MSc Institutional Econ, MSc Microeconomics) is a scholar of Mathematical Approaches to Law at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland). He develops new research methodologies for investigating the rational structure of law and enables the functional analysis of codes, regulations, or evolving case law. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the British Institute for International and Comparative Law (‘BIICL’). His innovative methodologies have found many applications, mostly in Energy and Climate Change Law, but also in many other areas of substantive law, including COVID-19 policies, Comparative Family Law, Contract Law, and Public International Law. Responding to COVID-19, Partain received £625,000 (approx. $850,000) in grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (‘JSPS’) and the UK Research & Innovation (‘UKRI’), to lead a 17-member joint research committee of Japanese and British scholars to apply Partain’s mathematical ‘graph theory’ approaches to analyze Japan’s COVID-19 rules and policies to enable reforms for better medical and pharmaceutical policy options for future pandemic contagions. Professor Partain has academic degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from Vanderbilt University’s Law School, and from Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
Professor Christie S. Warren
Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, William and Mary Law School, USA
Christie S. Warren is Professor of the Practice of International and Comparative Law and founding Director of the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding William and Mary Law School. Her areas of specialization include Comparative Law, Comparative Constitutional Systems, Public International Law, Post-Conflict Justice, Legal System Reform, International Human Rights Law, Civil Code Systems, Islamic Law, Transitional Justice and Advanced Applied International Research. She served as the 2016 – 2017 Fulbright Schuman Distinguished Chair at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy and a Visiting Professor of Constitutional Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid during Spring semester 2019. She served as a Visiting Professor Law at Sapienza University in Rome in Winter 2021.
Dr. Michail Vagias
The Hague University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands
Michail Vagias is a Senior Lecturer in Law at The Hague University of Applied Sciences and Program Manager for the ProCuria Project on Professional Legal Training (2017-2020). Following the conclusion of his Ph.D. studies in Leiden University, he became a Lecturer and later a Senior Lecturer in Law at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. He has acted as an Expert on Mission of Migration policy development, as well legal counsel in international cases. Michail’s research interest focus on questions of jurisdictions in domestic and international law.
Dr. Ann Black
TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Australia
Associate Professor Ann Black researches in the field of comparative law, law & religion, and legal pluralism, with particular interest in Islamic law and the law and legal cultures of Asia, especially Brunei Darussalam. She teaches two comparative law courses in the undergraduate program - Asian Legal Systems and Introduction to Islamic law in addition to Fundamentals of the Common Law and Comparative Criminal Law in the School's Master's program. She is a co-author with Gary Bell, of Law and Legal Institutions of Asia: Traditions, adaptations and innovations (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Modern Perspectives on Islamic Law, with Hossein Esmaeili and Nadirsyah Hosen, (Edward Elgar, 2013). A new book with Jahid Hussein, Religious Freedom in a Secular Society in Brill's Studies in Religion, Secular Beliefs and Human Rights series is due early 2022. She is also the Executive Director, Comparative Law, in the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law and is a member of the Law and Religion Research Cluster.
Professor Woo-Young Rhee
Seoul National University School of Law, the Republic of Korea
Professor Woo-Young Rhee is a professor of public law at Seoul National University School of Law in Seoul, Korea. Professor Rhee teaches classes and conducts research primarily in the area of constitutional law. Subjects of research interest include the representation and public election system, legislative process and statutory interpretation, constitutional adjudication system and constitutionality review standard, and freedom of expression law. After studying law in Korea and in the U.S. (LL.B., Seoul National University; LL.M., Harvard Law School; J.S.D., Stanford Law School), she practiced law in the State of California in U.S. as an attorney-at-law, until she joined the faculty of Seoul National University in 2004. Professor Rhee taught, as a visiting professor, a winter term course at Harvard Law School in January 2015. Professor Rhee has served various advisory committees for the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Justice, the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office, the Ministry of Legislation of the Republic of Korea, and the Korean Bar Association.
Max Steuer, Ph.D.
O.P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Global Law School, India
Max Steuer (M.A. [Central European University], LL.M. [University of Cambridge], Ph.D. [Comenius University]) is Assistant Professor at O.P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Global Law School (India) and Comenius University in Bratislava, Department of Political Science (Slovakia). His research focuses on questions of democracy protection, with emphasis on constitutional adjudication in Central Europe, constitutionalism in the European Union, militant democracy and freedom of expression. His interdisciplinary work appeared in edited collections and encyclopedias published by Oxford University Press, Routledge and Springer, and journals in political science, law, sociology and European studies, including The International Journal of Human Rights and Review of Central and East European Law. A member of several academic associations in political science and public law, such as the International Society of Public Law and its Central and Eastern European Chapter, and a recipient of several academic awards including a Fulbright Graduate Scholarship and the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship, he was visiting researcher at academic institutions in Germany (WZB Berlin Social Science Center), the UK (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford), and the USA (Washington State University), among others.
Dr. Miriam Cohen
University of Montreal, Canada
Dr. Miriam Cohen is a Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair on Human Rights and International Justice at University of Montreal. An international lawyer, she has previously worked at the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, and has appeared as Counsel before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Hamburg) and the Supreme Court of Canada. Dr. Cohen is the founder of the International Justice and Human Rights Laboratory, where she supervises interdisciplinary research teams developing a specialized technological platform for the analysis of human rights jurisprudence. The project received a research grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and a second grant from the Government of Quebec for the creation of the digital research infrastructure. Recipient of several awards, fellowships and grants, including major grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), she leads interdisciplinary and international research teams. She is the author of over 30 papers and monographs on human rights and international law published in law journals and textbooks in Indonesia, the United States, Europe, South Korea and Brazil, including her recent book “Realizing Reparative Justice for International Crimes”, with Cambridge University Press.
Dr. Rosa Ristawati
Faculty of Law, Airlangga University, Indonesia
Dr. Rosa Ristawati, S.H., LL.M is a lecturer of Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law, Airlangga University Indonesia. She teaches courses in Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutions, Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Court and Procedural Law, Constitutional Theory, publishes books and articles on constitutional law, and creates opportunities for scholars to collaborate in the study of public law in relevant to constitutional law and comparative constitutional law. She holds Bachelor Law degree (Sarjana Hukum) from Airlangga University, Indonesia, Master of Laws (LL.M) from RuG Groningen University, the Netherlands, and PhD from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Dr. Rosa Ristawati focuses her research on constitutional law from comparative, doctrinal, historical and theoretical perspectives. Her publications have been published in several reputable journals and journal indexed Scopus. She wrote book chapter on populism published in Populism and Democracy (Edited by Sascha Hardt and Aalt Willem Heringa, Eleven International Publishing, The Hague, the Netherlands, 2020). Rosa Ristawati has also publishes several collaboration articles with several scholar from Indonesia and other countries, including: Food security of genetically modified crops: the roles of the states in Malaysia and Indonesia to protect farmers’ rights (co-authoring with Dr. Siti Hafsyah (UITM, Malaysia, 2020), The Constitutional Power Of The Executive in The Age of Rule of Law: A Comparative Study on Malaysia and Indonesia (co-authoring with Dr. Noorazlina binti Abdul Aziz (UITM, Malaysia, 2020), as well as her article on Judicial populism which published on the Constitutional Review, MKRI, 2020. On 2020, Rosa wrote a book chapter on Chapter Indonesia for the International Review of Constitutional Reform, Edited by Luís Roberto Barroso And Richard Albert, Published by the Program on Constitutional Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and the International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism, 2020. In 2022, Rosa is the one of the editors for book on Legal Education in the 21st Century: Indonesian and International Perspectives, Eleven Publisher, 2022.
Zsolt Szabó, Ph.D.
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Hungary
Zsolt Szabó is associate professor at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, and senior research fellow at Ludovika University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary. His main research field is comparative constitutional law, especially comparative governance and parliamentary procedure. He worked previously as legislative councillor at the Hungarian National Assembly and as visiting advisor to the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Parliamentary Studies. He is fluent in Hungarian, English and German.
Andy Omara, Ph.D.
Gadjah Mada University School of Law, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Andy Omara, S.H (UGM)., MPub&IntLaw (UNIMELB)., Ph.D (UW). is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at Gadjah Mada University School of Law, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. S.H. Gadjah Mada Univ; MPub&IntLaw, Univ. of Melbourne; Ph.D. Univ. of Washington. His primary research areas are Indonesian Constitutional Law, Judicial review, The Indonesian Judiciary, Comparative Constitutional Law. Recent publications include: The Regulatory Legal Framework of the Southeast Asian (ASEAN) Countries in. The New Global Order and The Role of the Southeast Asian Nations, published by Autonomous University of Mexico, 2022(book chapter); "Catalytic Courts and Enforcement of Constitutional Education Funding Provisions." Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 49.1 (2021): 45-82. (Co-authors: Spitzer, Hugh D., and Andy Omara); Comparing the Approaches of the Constitutional Court of Korea and the Constitutional Court of Indonesia in Deciding Constitutional Cases Associated with Economic and Social Rights in The Constitutional Court of Korea as a Protector of Constitutionalism: Global Perspectives, published by Constitutional Research Institute of Constitutional Court of Korea 2021 (Book Chapter).; Assessing the Indonesian Constitutional Court Consistency in Determining Its Authority to Settle Dispute on Regional Head Election, Yustisia Jurnal Hukum Volume 9 No 2 2020 pp 184-199; Enforcing Nonjusticiable Rights In Indonesia, Constitutional Review Journal Vol. 6 No. 2, 2020, pp 311-337; E-mail: [email protected]
Dr. Yance Arizona
Gadjah Mada University School of Law, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Yance Arizona is a lecturer at the Department of Constitutional Law, Universitas Gadjah, Indonesia. He completed his PhD studies at Leiden Law School, the Netherlands. Prior to his PhD, Yance obtained a master in constitutional law from the University of Indonesia and Master of Arts from Onati International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Spain. He participated in some international courses with various topics, including Bhears Environmental Leadership Program at University of California Berkeley (2013), Indigenous Studies Summer Program at Columbia University, New York (2014), and Global Scholar Academy organiser by Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School (2022). He published many books and articles regarding constitution law, agrarian and natural resources conflicts, and indigenous communities’ rights in Indonesia.
Professor Bayu Dwi Anggono
Faculty of Law, University of Jember, Indonesia
Prof. Dr. Bayu Dwi Anggono, S.H., M.H. is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Jember. Born in Sidoarjo June 23, 1982, earned a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Jember in 2004, a Master of Law degree at the University of Indonesia in 2009, and a Doctor of Law degree at the University of Indonesia in 2014. Several non-degree international educations have been attended, including the Leiden Doctoral Sandwich Program University Netherlands (2012), CPG Spring School Scholarship at Westfalische Wilhems Muenster University Germany (2015), Tenth Southeast and Northeast Asia Session on International Humanitarian Law at Korea University (2015), Knowledge Co-Creation Program For Practice on Drafting JICA Japan (2018 and 2019). Several scientific journal articles have been published in national and international reputable journals. Some of the books that have been published are Developments in the Formation of Laws in Indonesia (2014), Fundamentals of Thoughts on Structuring Legislation in Indonesia (2020), Development of the Procedural Law of the Constitutional Court (2021), BPJS Employment: Political Aspects of Law, Institutions, Assets and Equity (2021), Immigration Law (2022). The author is currently also the Secretary General of the Central Board of the Association for State Administrative Law and Administrative Law Teachers (APHTN-HAN), a member of the MPR's Constitutional Study Commission (K3), and is also heavily involved in the preparation of Academic Papers and Draft Laws and Regulations in Indonesia. various ministries/agencies. Email: [email protected]
Mohamad Mova AlAfghani, Ph.D.
Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor, Indonesia
Dr. Al’Afghani’s earned his PhD in 2013 from the University of Dundee (UNESCO Center for Water Law, Policy and Science) with a thesis titled “The Role of Legal Frameworks in Enabling Transparency in Water UtilitiesRegulation” comparing regulatory regimes in Victoria (Australia), England and Indonesia. He obtained his master’s degree (LL.M.Eur) from the University of Bremen in 2008 (with distinction) and his Sarjana Hukum (LL.B) from Universitas Indonesia in 2003. Mova had been working as expert consultant with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the phasing out of persistent organic pollutants, World Health Organisation (WHO) on drinking water quality and water safety plan, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on a project to phase-out mercury, the World Bank for a study on water security in Indonesia, IUWASH-USAID on the provision of drinking water to urban poor population and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) on a study on water tenure. He was the Open Government Partnership Independent Reporting Mechanism (OGP-IRM) Researcher for Indonesia from 2014-2016. Dr. AlAfghani is Director of Center for Regulation Policy and Governance and Lecturer at Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor. Source ( )
Dr. Radian Salman
Faculty of Law, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia
Dr. Radian Salman (email: [email protected] ) is Program Coordinator at Master of Science in Law and Development Postgraduate School and also a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia. He teaches courses in Constitutional law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Legislative Drafting, and Good Governance. He holds Bachelor of Law from Airlangga University, Indonesia, Master of Law from Utrecht University, the Netherlands, and Doctor of Law from Airlangga University, with dissertation on Indonesian Constitutional Court. His expertise and research interests are Court and the Constitution, Judicial Review and Constitutionl Court, Constitutional Interpretation, Election Law and Good Governance. His last publications are : book chapter on populism published in Populism and Democracy as co author (Edited by Sascha Hardt and Aalt Willem Heringa, Eleven International Publishing, The Hague, the Netherlands, 2020) and article on Judicial Populism published in the Constitutional Review Journal, 2020. Radian wrote a book chapter on for the International Review of Constitutional Reform 2020, (Program on Constitutional Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and the International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism). Currently he is also program director of Legal Educaton, Ethics and Professionalism (LEAP) side Faculty of Law Airlangga University Funded by NUFFIC-Orange Knowledge Program. In this Program, Radian initiated and is the one of the editors for book on Legal Education in the 21st Century: Indonesian and International Perspectives, Eleven Publisher, 2022.
Sarah-Michèle Vincent-Wright, LL.D.
Faculty of Law of Université de Montréal, Canada
Sarah-Michèle Vincent-Wright is a PhD candidate and lecturer in international law at the Faculty of Law of Université de Montréal. In addition to her duties as a researcher, she is the scientific coordinator of the Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and International Reparative Justice and the Observatory on National Security Measures, both located at the Université de Montréal. She is the author of The Interplay of Gender Stereotypes in International Law: Influences and Consequences for Victims of Rape in Armed Conflict (free translation), Éditions Thémis. It won the award for best master's thesis in 2019. A member of the Quebec Bar, she has filed an intervention brief with the Supreme Court of Canada with professors Stéphane Beaulac and Miriam Cohen in the context of an appeal heard in 2022. Sarah-Michèle is also the head of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Montreal-based organization Info-Secte, and sits on its board of directors.
Umi Illiyina
Independent Researcher, Advocate, Indonesia
Umi Illiyina is an advocate and independent researcher. She graduated from Master Program of Constitutional Law at University of Indonesia (2012) and bachelor degree from Faculty of Law, Riau University (2009). She has an experience as a local television anchor during her bachelor studies. From 2010-2012 she served as an advisory staff for a member of Regional Representative Council (Dewan Perwakilan Daerah) of the Republic of Indonesia. In academia, she teaches as a part time lecture at President University for some courses on constitutional law, theory of state, and general election (2012-2014). She involved in several social activities in promoting women rights, such as Indonesian Vrouw in the Netherlands and Forum Alumni HMI-wati. Her works have appeared in a number of academic journals, including Jurnal Konstitusi.
Rian Adhivira Prabowo
Faculty of Law, University of Jember, Indonesia
Rian Adhivira Prabowo, S.H. (Universitas Diponegoro), S.Psi (Universitas Katolik Soegijapranata), M.H. (Universitas Diponegoro), M.A. (Mahidol University, Thailand). His works particularly focus on the issues of human rights, electoral law, constitutional law, and sociology of law. He is also a lecturer at the Faculty of Law Universitas Jember, Indonesia.
Nando Yussele Mardika
Faculty of Law, University of Jember, Indonesia
Nando Yussele Mardika: is a Researcher at the Center for the Study of Pancasila and the Constitution, Faculty of Law, University of Jember. Bachelor of Law, University of Jember 2017. Master of National Resilience, University of Indonesia 2019. Master of Law, University of Jember 2022. Doctoral is currently studying in University of Brawijaya Research Focus: Constitutional Law, National Defense. Publication: Implications of the Decision of the Constitutional Court Number 33/PUU-XI/2011 concerning the Review of Law Number 36 concerning the Asean Charter, Jember University, 2017. The Role of Young Citizens in the Implementation of Electoral Politics in Indonesia, University of Indonesia, 2018. The Synergy of Bawaslu and the Police to Achieve Democratic General Elections, University of Indonesia 2019. Civil Society Movement Against Islamic Radicalism in Social Media, University of Indonesia, 2019. Existence of Circulars as Legal Products in Coping with Covid-19. 2020. Actualization of Pancasila Values ​​in Legal Formation in Indonesia During the Covid-19 Pandemic (Political Review of the Ratification of Perppu Number 1 of 2020 State Financial Policy and Financial System Stability for Handling Covid-19), 2020. PUSKAPSI 2020 Proceedings, ISBN: 978 -623-7973-03-4. Making National Security With The Constitutional Court As A Commander, Journal of National Resilience, University of Indonesia, 2019. Contact: [email protected] contact: 085746766076
Professor Engin Yıldırım
Turkish Constitutional Court, Türkiye
Engin Yıldırım has been a justice at the Turkish Constitutional Court since 2010 and was the vice-president of the Court between 2015 and 2019. Before his appointment to the Court, he worked at the University of Sakarya. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Manchester. His publications appeared in Global Constitutionalism. Constitutional Review, European Journal of Health Law, Social Science Computer Review, Work, Employment and Society, Industrial Relations Journal, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Turkish Studies and Middle Eastern Studies.