The Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy is happy to present a new issue of the Czech Republic Human Rights Review, which explores the year of 2018. 

In the opening piece, Laura Haiselová discusses the recodification of private law on limiting legal capacity of natural persons and presents the latest case-law of the Czech Constitutional Court.

In January 2018, the Czech Republic held the presidential elections. Lukáš Novák in his article discusses the alleged shortcomings in the process of registering candidates and the subsequent case-law of the Supreme Administrative Court and Constitutional Court.

Kristýna Šulková in her piece presents the judgment of the Municipal Court of Prague which ruled on the unlawfulness of the police intervention and its order to remove the flags of Tibet and Taiwan during the visit of the Chinese President to the Czech Republic.

Sometimes an unusual first name of a child can be a problem, at least according to the Registry Office. Barbora Antonovičová recalls the administrative saga concerning the registration of the name “Thymian” and discusses the subsequent judgment of the Constitutional Court.

Furthermore, in the article written by Barbora Antonovičová and Lucie Nechvátalová, you can learn about the case concerning the conditional release of a person sentenced to life imprisonment.

Finally, Aneta Frodlová analyses the judgement of the Constitutional Court concerning the vaccination obligation and participation rights of a child in a dispute between parents.

We wish you an enjoyable reading.