The Faculty of Law organized the seminar “Constitutional Law” on Friday, November 8, 2019. Coordinated by Dr. Lecturer Salim Işık, a member of the Department of Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law at Özyeğin University, the seminar program started with a visit to Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Atatürk, in observance of the Remembrance Week. Our faculty and 40 Law students paid their respects to Atatürk, the founder of Turkey, on the 81 anniversary of his passing to eternity.
The visit was followed by a field trip to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey where participants were given in-depth information about the proceedings and procedures of the legislative bodies, and visited the Plenary Hall, Honorary Hall, and the Presidency Council.
Next, the group was guided to the Human Rights Inquiry Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey where Ms. Ceren Feroğlu, legislative expert, gave a detailed seminar on the procedures and proceedings of the committee.
Then, the group proceeded to the Constitutional Court where Dr. Taylan Barın, rapporteur judge at the Turkish Constitutional Court and a member of the Department of Constitutional Law at the Faculty of Law at Yıldırım Beyazıt University, gave a detailed seminar on the powers and procedures of the Court’s plenary and sections, new amendments to the constitution, and changes brought to the constitutional jurisdiction system.
Lastly, the academic program was concluded with a seminar by Dr. Hilmi Can Turan, rapporteur judge at the Turkish Constitutional Court.