Sebastian Botic

Sebastian Boțic

Trial attorney specialized in Real Estate Litigation, Corporate Crime and Administrative Dispute Resolution, with a background and focus in architecture and urban planning.
Chartered with the Bucharest Bar, Romanian Registry of Urban Planners (RUR), Regional Studies Association.

ACADEMIC CAREER
October 2014 – July 2016Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Faculty of Political Science, National School of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA), Bucharest.
October 2011 – September 2014Teaching Associate (non-tenure track), “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM), Bucharest.

FELLOWSHIPS AND VISITING APPOINTMENTS
October 2018 – presentStefan Odobleja Scholarship, New Europe College, Institute of Advanced Studies, Bucharest.
April 2015 – September 2015Expert/Trainer, „Sustainable and Integrated Urban Development Platform” project, cod SMIS 32572, Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration.
September 2009 – June 2010PhD Fellow, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, YTK/Alto University, Helsinki, Finland.

EDUCATION
October 2018 – present (in progress): Doctor of Juridical Science (J.S.D.) • Doctoral School, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (UB), Bucharest. Doctoral advisor: Prof. PhD. Valeriu Stoica.
October 2012 – July 2016Bachelor of Laws (B.L.) • Faculty of Law, “Nicolae Titulescu” University, Bucharest.
October 2008 – September 2012Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture (Ph.D. Arch.: Summa cum Laude)• Doctoral School „Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM), Bucharest. Doctoral advisor: Prof. PhD. Augustin Ioan (architecture) and Prof. PhD. Mircea Dumitru (philosophy).
October 2001 – February 2007Bachelor or Urban Planning (B.L.) • Faculty of Urban Planning, „Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM), Bucharest.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Books (or book chapters):
2016: Exclusionary rule: Exclusion of evidence obtained illegally in criminal proceedings (Bucharest: Universul Juridic). ISBN 978-606-673-868-2.
2015: „Participative urbanism and the rationality of future cities”, Marius Stoian & Bogdan Gavrilă (coord.), Romania’s New Wave (Bucharest: Centrul de Resurse pentru Societatea civilă, 423-428). ISBN 978-973-32-0990-0.
2014: Urban Conjectures: critical rationalism in urbanism and architecture (Bucharest: Paidea). ISBN 978-973-596-973-8.
Articles:
2019: „Animus possidendi: reflections on the nature of the intentional element of possession” in Romanian Review of Private Law / Revista Romana de Drept Privat , (RRDP), Issue 1/2019, pp. 399-421.
2018: „Ownership and possession in Ancient Greece” in Romanian Review of Private Law / Revista Romana de Drept Privat , 2018, Issue 1, p225-241. 17p.• „Possession under the Roman law: the evolution of animus up to the time of Justinian” in Romanian Review of Private Law / Revista Romana de Drept Privat, 2018, Issue 2, p219-238. 20p.