Masarykova univerzita

Radim Polčák

Radim PolcakJUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. - Head of the Institute of Law and technology. Dr. Radim Polčák graduated in law at Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, where he enhģages in teaching and publishing about law of information and communication technologies, legal theory and legal philosophy as full time member since 2002. He is a visiting lecturerat law schools in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Netherlands and UK. In addition, Dr. Polčák is the general chair of the annual international symposium Cyberspace; editor-in-chief of the Revue pro právo a technologie and a member of editorial boards and governing bodies of legal journals and international conferences in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and UK. He is a Panelist at the .eu ADR arbitration court, member of the Appelate Committee of the Ministry of Transportation and external expert advisor to various corporate and public institutions.




Terezie Smejkalová

Terezie Smejkalova

Mgr. Bc. Terezie Smejkalová (1983) is a PhD student at the Department of Legal Theory, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. She studied law and English literature and linguistics and focuses on language-related issues concerning judicial decision-making. The main focus of her dissertation is legitimacy of judicial decision-making and related theoretical research regarding judiciary in the Czech Republic. She works as a research assistant for the Institute of Law and Technology, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University in Brno.



  • SMEJKALOVÁ, T. Story-Telling in Judicial Discourse. In Comparative Legilinguistics, 5/2011, ISSN 2080-5926.
  • SMEJKALOVÁ, T. Forma and diskurs soudního rozhodnutí. In Jurisprudence 5/2010, p. 13-21.
  • SMEJKALOVÁ, T. K otázce normativity judikatury v České republice. In Dny práva - 2008 - Days of Law. Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2008.
  • SMEJKALOVÁ, T. The Nature of Unifying Opinions of Czech Supreme Courts. In The Role and Place of Law in a Society Based on Knowledge. Targu-Jiu, Romania : Targu-Jiu, Romania, 2009.


Matěj Myška

Matěj MyškaMatěj Myška received his M.A. in Law from Masaryk University in 2009. Since 2010 he has held the position of a full time lecturer in law and technology on the Institute of Law and Technology. In ICT law he focuses especially on digital copyright and data/privacy protection online. He is a member of the organising committee of the international symposium Cyberspace and national conference Days of Czech ICT Law. Also he is deputy editor-in-chief of the Revue of Law and Technology (‘Revue pro právo a technologie‘) and executive editor of Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology.

  • ŠKOP, Martin - ARASZKIEWICZ, Michal - MYŠKA, Matěj - SMEJKALOVÁ, Terezie -ŠAVELKA, Jaromír (Eds.). *Argumentation 2011.* Brno : MUNI Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-210-5579-7.
  • Myška, M. Fair Digital Private Copying: the Utopia of Digital Copyright Law? A Czech perspective Medien und Recht International Edition, Wien : Medien und Recht Verlag, 8, 1, 6 s. ISSN 1817-8456. 2011.
  • Myška, M. The True Story of DRM. Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology, Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 3, 2, od s. 267-278, 12 s. ISSN 1802-5943. 2009.
  • Myška, M. Flat Fee Music. Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology, Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2, 1, od s. 75-82, 8 s. ISSN 1802-5943. 2008.

Jakub Harašta

Mgr. Jakub Harašta is a PhD student at the Institute of Law and Technology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, where he also works as an assistant. He focuses on the various aspects of cyber security and judiciary-related questions of legal informatics. Main focus of his dissertation is the principle of technological neutrality in cyber security.