JUDr. Ivetta Macejková, PhD.
President and Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic
Born on 22nd January 1958 in Bratislava.
Graduated at the Law Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava in 1981. In 1982 she was awarded the degree of doctor juris and she started to work as a company lawyer for Pozemné stavby (state civil engineering company) in Bratislava.
She has been in judicial service since 1992, at the Bratislava - Environs District Court, where she held the office of Vice President and also President of that Court.
She was responsible for establishing the District Court in Pezinok as a result of the reorganization of the judicial authorities.
Between 1996 – 1998 she worked as the President of the Regional Court in Bratislava. In this Court she worked until 2006 as the Chair of the Criminal and Administrative Senate.
In 2006, after the selection procedure to the office of the judge of the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic responsible for appeal cases arising from the Special Criminal Court at the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic, she became a judge and member of the criminal law division of the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic as the unique and the first woman in the history of this division. She worked here until February 2007.
From 1995 she was active as a lecturer at the Department of Criminal Law in the Law Faculty at the University of Matej Bel in Banská Bystrica and also at the Department of Criminal Law at Comenius University in Bratislava.
In May 2012, she defended her doctoral thesis at the Law Faculty of P. J. Šafárik University in Košice on the topic “Criminal Law and its Constitutional Limits in the Conditions of the Slovak Republic”.
She was appointed a Judge and became President of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic on 16th February 2007.