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Unit of Civil Procedure

Staff structure:

NCU Prof. DR. hab.Monika Wałachowska –  the Head of the Department (temporary)

Dr. Agnieszka Laskowska – Hulisz – assistant professor

Dr. Joanna May – assistant professor

 

 Scientific research and projects:

 

Dr Agnieszka Laskowska-Hulisz conducts research individual on the following topics:

Main achievements: 

In 2017-2018 she participated in a research project entitled The problem of evidence obtained contrary to the law in a civil trial carried out by a research team led by Dr. hab. Krzysztof Knoppek, prof. of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.  She is also a co-author of comments to the Code of Civil Procedure, Publishing House C.H. Beck (in print: 2019). Smilarly, she developed issues regarding the suspension and discontinuation of proceedings, which will be published in the Civil Procedure Law System. Civil Process, v. II, S. Cieślak (ed.)

(in print, Warsaw 2019),
and prepared selected issues in the scope of non-contentious proceedings, which will be published in the Civil Procedure Law System. Non-contentious proceedings, v. IV,  K. Lubiński (ed.), Warsaw 2019.

       Likwise she was invited to prepare the slogans in the prepared volume of the Great Encyclopedia of Law in the field of civil procedural law, edited by K. Lubiński. The organizer of this undertaking is the Foundation “Ubi societas, ibi ius“. The editor-in-chief of the Great Encyclopedia of Law is prof. zw. dr hab. dr h.c. Brunon Hołyst, and deputy editor-in-chief – prof. zw. dr hab. dr h.c. Roman Hauser.

Dr Joanna May prepares a comprehensive study of the issue of revealing assets and searching for debtor’s property, which will be published in the Civil Procedure Law System. Security and Enforcement Proceedings, ed. A. Jakubecki, Warsaw 2019. At the same time, she is continuing her work on the postdoctoral dissertation devoted to a classical institution, i.e. lawsuit in civil process. This issue has so far not been elaborated in Polish literature in monographic form.

            Dr Joanna May was invited to prepare the slogans in the prepared volume of the Great Encyclopedia of Law in the field of civil procedural law, edited by K. Lubiński. The organizer of this undertaking is the Foundation “Ubi societas, ibi ius“. The editor-in-chief of the Great Encyclopedia of Law is prof. zw. dr hab. dr h.c. Brunon Hołyst, and deputy editor-in-chief – prof. zw. dr hab. dr h.c. Roman Hauser

(A detailed list of publications available on the P9olish website of particular Scholars)

 

 Main achievements of the unit (most important publications, grants and rewards):

  1/ Dr. Agnieszka Laskowska-Hulisz received an individual award from the Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, third degree for achievements in the field of science and research in 2009 for the dissertation “Suspension of judicial review proceedings in civil matters”. She also received a team award from the Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń for achievements in the field of science and research in 2015.

2/ Dr. Joanna May received an individual distinction of the Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń for scientific achievements in the field of science and research in 2013.

 International cooperation:

Department of Civil Procedure cooperated with the Department of Civil Procedure and Roman Law in the Private Law Department of the University of Vilnius, headed by Professor Vytautas Nekrošius.

As A part of the cooperation with Professor Jolanta Kren Kostkiewicz – head of the Institute of Private International Law and Civil Proceedings of the University of Bern, in 2013 a seminar meeting of employees and doctoral students of the Department of Civil Procedure was organized.

Professor J. Kren Kostkiewicz also gave a lecture on the “Development tendencies of Swiss civil procedure”.