We cannot stop celebrating: Matthias K. Klatt
successfully defended his dissertation on “Sondervoten am Bundesverfassungericht [Dissenting Opinions at the Federal Constitutional Court]" (summa cum laude) on 4 August 2021. Congratulations, Matthias!
Matthias K. Klatt has been a research assistant at the Chair for Media Law and Public Law including its Theoretical Foundations of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz
at the University of Hamburg since November 2018. He provides support in research and teaching and handles the coordination function with the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI).
Matthias K. Klatt studied law with a focus on European and international law at the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg until summer 2017. During this time, he completed internships at the German Bundestag and in the European Department of the Federal Ministry of Finance in Berlin. After graduating, he gained his first professional experience in the field of antitrust law at an American law firm. In his dissertation project, Matthias K. Klatt focused on the dissenting opinions of judges of the Federal Constitutional Court that they can deliver in senate decisions (working title: "Die richterliche abweichende Meinung: Empirische und funktionstheoretische Analyse der Praxis des Bundesverfassungsgerichts [The Judicial Dissenting Opinion: Empirical and Functional Theoretical Analysis of the Practice of the Federal Constitutional Court]").