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Reminder: UJIEL call for papers on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’

29/09/2015 – 2:04 pm | Comments Off on Reminder: UJIEL call for papers on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’

The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law has issued a Call for Papers for its upcoming Special Issue (82nd edition) on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’. With technological advancement and innovative practices occurring ever more frequently, individuals and undertakings often turn to intellectual property law to protect their ideas and seek remedies where appropriate (e.g. the recent Apple v Samsung design dispute). Recent developments …

Second edition of Bruce Zagaris’s International White Collar Crime (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

25/09/2015 – 3:59 pm | Comments Off on Second edition of Bruce Zagaris’s International White Collar Crime (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Zagaris’s book examines the rise of international economic crime and recent strategies to combat it in the United States and abroad.
Focusing on the role of international relations, it draws from case studies in a diverse range of criminality from money laundering to tax evasion.
Newly revised and expanded, the second edition of International White Collar Crime incorporates recent developments and updated case studies. New chapters on …

ADC-ICTY Annual Conference 2015, 5 December 2015

21/09/2015 – 6:23 pm | Comments Off on ADC-ICTY Annual Conference 2015, 5 December 2015

The Association of Defence Counsel Practising before the ICTY and Representing Counsel before the MICT (ADC-ICTY) is pleased to announce its annual conference for 2015, on “The Situation of Defence Counsel at International Criminal Courts and Tribunals”.
Date: 5 December 2015
Time: 09:00 to 17:30
Location: Bel Air Hotel, Johan de Wittlaan 30, 2517 JR The Hague
This one-day conference will focus on the situation of Defence Counsel at …

Newly Published Articles on Human Rights by Taylor & Francis Online

20/09/2015 – 9:28 pm | Comments Off on Newly Published Articles on Human Rights by Taylor & Francis Online

Newly published articles from the International Journal of Human Rights have been made available by Taylor & Francis Online. See the latest articles below.
The rights we live in: protecting the right to housing in Spain through fair trial, private and family life and non-retrogressive measures
Koldo Casla
Published online: 16 Sep 2015
Political opportunities in non-democracies: the case of Chinese weiquan lawyers
Elisa Nesossi
Published online: 17 Sep 2015
The drafting …

Event: Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals: Feasible? Desirable?

20/09/2015 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on Event: Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals: Feasible? Desirable?

Temple Garden Chambers Seminar Series
in International Adjudication
Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals: Feasible? Desirable?
1.5 CPD hours
Tuesday 17 November 2015
17:30-19:00 (registration from 16:45)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
There has been a discernible growth in the number and prominence of procedural challenges in the practice of international courts and tribunals. Fresh examples in pending cases include the alleged …

York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Faculty Positions

20/09/2015 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off on York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Faculty Positions

York University, Osgoode Hall Law School
Faculty Positions
Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Canada’s largest English-language law school, is committed to setting the standard for excellence in legal education and legal scholarship. In the coming year, Osgoode expects to make two faculty appointments (one at the rank of assistant professor and one open as to rank) that will further enrich the faculty’s strong and innovative …

University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, T.C. Beirne School of Law, Research Fellows in Intellectual Property and Food Security

20/09/2015 – 9:02 pm | Comments Off on University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, T.C. Beirne School of Law, Research Fellows in Intellectual Property and Food Security

University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, T.C. Beirne School of Law
Research Fellows in Intellectual Property and Food Security
The T.C. Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland is seeking to appoint three Research Fellows as part of the Australian Research Council funded Laureate Project – Harnessing Intellectual Property to Build Food Security. The successful candidates will be expected to undertake research into intellectual property and …

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Law Center Dean

20/09/2015 – 8:57 pm | Comments Off on Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Law Center Dean

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Law Center Dean
Louisiana State University (LSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center. The Dean provides administrative oversight for all aspects of academic life within the center, including strategic planning, fiscal management, personnel development, academic programs, research enterprises and student enrollment. The Dean also has primary responsibilities for external …

ILA British Branch – Herbert Smith Freehills event

12/09/2015 – 10:03 pm | Comments Off on ILA British Branch – Herbert Smith Freehills event

“Recent developments, the “commercial purposes” exception and practical guidance on negotiating immunity issues.”

Speakers:
Adam Johnson, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills (Chair)
Chanaka Wickremasinghe, Legal Counsellor, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Michael Stock, Senior Group Legal Counsel, Dispute Resolution, Standard Chartered Bank
Andrew Cannon, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Registration: Please visit http://www.herbertsmithfreehills.com/news/upcoming-events/the-state-of-state-immunity   
The immunity of states and their assets from the reach of national courts is an area of law with considerable …

Read select articles for free from a special issue on Srebrenica from the Netherlands International Law Review

12/09/2015 – 9:58 pm | Comments Off on Read select articles for free from a special issue on Srebrenica from the Netherlands International Law Review

The Netherlands International Law Review commemorates Srebrenica
On Tuesday 11 July 1995, a date which will live in infamy, the town of Srebrenica was overrun by Bosnian Serb forces. In order to commemorate this tragedy so that we will never forget, the Board of Editors of the Netherlands International Law Review invited a select number of authors to contribute to a Special Issue on the Impact …

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law Post-Doctoral Fellowships

12/09/2015 – 9:47 pm | One Comment

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law
Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Academic Year 2016-2017 (August 2016 To July 2017)
As Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) is committed to fostering excellence in research among early stage legal scholars.
We invite applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions commencing in AY2016-2017. These Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions may be held generally within NUS Law …

Job Openings: Teaching Positions

12/09/2015 – 9:44 pm | Comments Off on Job Openings: Teaching Positions

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Faculty Position
Loyola University Chicago School of Law invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with expertise in health law, beginning in fall 2016. We seek a scholar-teacher whose substantive interests are in the areas of administrative law, healthcare regulation, corporate health law and/or food and drug/pharmaceutical law. The full job announcement can be found …

Job Openings: Tilburg University, International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT) PhD Researcher in Law

12/09/2015 – 9:33 pm | Comments Off on Job Openings: Tilburg University, International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT) PhD Researcher in Law

Tilburg University, International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT)
PhD Researcher in Law
As part of the NWO Vidi project ‘A waste of time or no time to waste? Assessing the impact of international reparative justice procedures’ of Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert, INTERVICT is looking for a PhD candidate.
ABOUT THE VIDI PROJECT: The international prescribed right to reparations aims to contribute to take away as far as possible the consequences …

Job Openings: Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA), LAPA Fellowships

12/09/2015 – 9:31 pm | Comments Off on Job Openings: Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA), LAPA Fellowships

Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA)
LAPA Fellowships
The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University invites outstanding faculty members of any discipline, independent scholars, lawyers, and judges to apply for visiting, residential appointments for the academic year 2016-2017.
DESCRIPTION: LAPA Fellows devote the major portion of their time to their own research and writing on law-related subjects of empirical, interpretive, doctrinal …

Prize in International Insolvency Studies

12/09/2015 – 9:20 pm | Comments Off on Prize in International Insolvency Studies

International Insolvency Institute
Prize in International Insolvency Studies, 2016
A Non-Profit Corporation Dedicated to the Improvement of International Insolvency Systems and Procedures
The International Insolvency Institute is pleased to announce its 2016 Prize in International Insolvency Studies. The Prize in International Insolvency Studies comprises a Gold Medal Prize for the winning submission as well as a Silver Medal Prize, a Bronze Medal Prize, and several Finalist Prizes. The …

International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy Symposium: Closing Remarks

12/09/2015 – 3:19 pm | Comments Off on International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy Symposium: Closing Remarks

By Matthew Saul (University of Oslo)
As our blog symposium to mark the publication of International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy draws to a close, I will take this opportunity to highlight one particular theme that arises from the discussions and that I think should be central in further research in this area. This is the theme of going deeper.
The chapters in the volume are built …

International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy Symposium Law and Policy on Post-Conflict Restitution: Response to James Sweeney

11/09/2015 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy Symposium Law and Policy on Post-Conflict Restitution: Response to James Sweeney

By Anneke Smit
[Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor]
In his chapter focussing on property restitution for refugees and IDPs at international law and at the ECtHR, James Sweeney captures effectively the tension between the “generalised ideal” and the “uncomfortable reality” of justice provision in this area.
This chapter is a welcome contribution to a growing body of literature critiquing the brightline approach of the …

International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy Symposium: Law and Policy on Post-Conflict Restitution

11/09/2015 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy Symposium: Law and Policy on Post-Conflict Restitution

By James A Sweeney
[James A Sweeney is Professor of International Law at Lancaster University, UK]
The idea behind this piece was to use the issue of post-conflict restitution as a particular example of the complex relationship between proclaimed best-practice, emerging international standards, and actual law in post-conflict contexts.  I have written about restitution in my 2012 monograph on the ECHR (now in paperback!), but this chapter …