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Professor Roman Hauser LL.D. LL.D (habilitated)

Director of the Judicial Decisions Bureau

 

Graduate of the Faculty of law and Administration of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He obtained LL.D. in 1979 and in 1988 the title of habilitated doctor of law. In 2009 he obtained the title of professor of legal sciences. He is employed at the Adam Mickiewicz University as Professor (professor ordinarius).

Since 5 August 1991 he is a judge of the Supreme Administrative Court. Appointed by the President of the Republic of Poland for the first time to the post of the President of the Supreme Administrative Court on 20 May 1992. After the expiry of the six-year term of office, he was appointed again to this post. From 2004 to 2010 he performed the function of the Director of the Judicial Decisions Bureau and in 2006 was nominated to the position of Vice-President of the Supreme Administrative Court. On 23 May  2010 he was nominated for the third time to the post of the President of the Supreme Administrative Court, which he exercised till 2015. From 2016 to 2019 he was the Head of the Administrative Courts Case-Law Collection and Publication Division in the Judicial Decisions Bureau. Appointed for the second time to the post of the Director of the Judicial Decisions Bureau on 26 March 2019.

Co-author of theoretical framework and co-creator of the reform of the administrative judiciary introducing two-tier model of administrative court proceedings in Poland. He has authored many scientific studies (monographs, commentaries, textbooks, articles, glosses and reviews), focused mainly around the systemic issues of the substantive administrative law and administrative proceedings.

For his outstanding achievements for administrative judiciary and in scientific research he was decorated in 2004 with the Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta. In 2000 W 2000 r. he was awarded with the 2nd Class Order of Merit of the Italian Republic and in 2015 with Medal „ Meritorious for Justice – Bene Merentibus Iustitiae”.