Linda studied law, International Relations and European studies. She works as a lawyer at the office of Public Defender of Rights and teaches at the Law Faculty of Masaryk University. She specializes in refugee and migration law and the international protection of human rights. She is a member of the Committee for the rights of foreigners of the Government council for human rights.
Veronika Bílková is a docent at the Department of International Law at the Faculty of Law of Charles University and a researcher at the Institute of International Relations in Prague. She is also a member and vice-president of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission).
Kateřina Šimíčková is a judge at the Constitutional Court and teaches at the Department of Constitutional Law and Politology at the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University. She is also a member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission).
Katarína is a graduate of Bratislava School of Law. After finishing her studies, she worked as a junior associate and later as a lawyer in the NGO sector. Currently, she is working as a lawyer at the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic.
Michal studied politology at the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University. He is interested in Eastern Europe and the functioning of the political systems in this area, including the non-democratic ones. The centre of his focus lies in questioning the quality of a democracy.
Douglas is a master’s student in International Economic and Political Studies at Charles University. He obtained his B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from Flagler College in Florida, USA. His research focuses on human rights and migration.