Emmanuel Cartier

Professeur des universités CNU : SECTION 02 - DROIT PUBLIC Lab(s)
Sur rendez-vous R 1-26 Campus Moulin FSJPS
Schools and divisions Research topics Constitutional Law (History ; Litigation ; Theory) Keywords Comparative law; History of public law; Law and the notion of Time; Constitution and the notion of Time; Revolutions in law; Constitutional transitions; Constitutional Justice; Patterns of Justice; Legal fictions; The judicial role; Constitutional engineering; Constitutional litigation; Comparative perspectives of Law and History.


Emmanuel Cartier is Full Professor of Public Law (since 2009) and Doctor in Public Law of the University of Paris 1 Sorbonne (2004).

His thesis was on The constitutional transition in France between 1940 and 1945 (LGDJ 2005). He was  Lecturer at the University of Bourgogne (Dijon) from 2005 to 2009. He was director of the ERDP (Research Team in Public Law) between 2013 and 2015 before being called to the position of co-director of the CRDP (Centre de Recherche Droits et Perspectives du Droit). He is also co-director of the Master 2 in General Public Law and Public Litigation.

His work covers the fields of domestic and comparative law as well as the history of public law. They cover the themes of law and time (in law in general and constitutional law in particular), legal revolutions, constitutional transitions, constitutional justice, models of justice, legal fiction, the role of the judge, constitutional engineering and constitutional litigation.

Author of numerous articles published in journals, reports and collective works, he has been in charge of several collective research projects under research contracts (GIP Droit et Justice and MESHS) and directs several PhD works.

His publications, conferences and seminars are in English, French and Spanish. He collaborates with academics from many countries in Europe and Latin America.