Kateřina Šimáčková is a judge of the European Court Human Rights.
Previously she worked as a judge of the Czech Constitutional Court and the Czech Supreme Administrative Court. She has also worked In the European Commission for Democracy through Law (the Venice Commission), the Government Legislative Council of the Czech Republic and the Judicial Selection Committee of the European Union Civil Service Tribunal. She is a member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague and the Academy Assembly of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Her publishing and teaching activities at the Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science of the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno focus mainly on the issue of fundamental rights and freedoms. In addition to numerous journal articles and textbooks, she is co-editor and co-author of the book Mužské právo. Jsou právní pravidla neutrální? and co-author of the books Évolution des rapports entre les ordres juridiques de l’Union européenne, international et nationaux, Lidská práva starších lidí, Budoucnost státu ?, Lidská práva: (ne) smysl české politiky?, Dvacet let Evropské úmluvy v České republice a na Slovensku, Komunistické právo and book commentaries on the Law on the Illegality of the Communist Regime, the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms and the Civil Code.