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What happens when criminal justice goes international?

13/11/2017 – 11:21 am |

Mikkel Jarle Christensen, associate professor in iCourts, and Ron Levi, professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs, have published a new edited volume with Routledge: International Practices of Criminal Law: Social and Legal Perspectives.
The edited volume examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by analyzing the fields of international …

CfP: Central Asian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, volume 1 (2018)

14/10/2017 – 5:20 pm | Comments Off on CfP: Central Asian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, volume 1 (2018)

KIMEP University’s School of Law will launch a Central Asian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, in 2018. The Yearbook will be published by T. M. C. Asser Press (The Netherlands) and Springer (Germany), and will be a first Yearbook of its kind, run by a team of leading law scholars from Central Asia and supported by an international Advisory Board.
Authors from Central Asian States …

IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference, 3 March 2017, Dean Rusk International Law Center of the University of Georgia School of Law

14/12/2016 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference, 3 March 2017, Dean Rusk International Law Center of the University of Georgia School of Law

The blog IntLawGrrls: voices on international law, policy, practice, will celebrate its first decade with “IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference” <http://law.uga.edu/intlawgrrls2016>  on Friday, March 3, 2017. The daylong event will be held at the Dean Rusk International Law Center of the University of Georgia School of Law, which is hosting as part of its Georgia Women in Law Lead initiative.
Organizers Diane Marie Amann, Beth Van Schaack, …

A Virtual Wall of Shame: The New Way of Imposing Reputational Sanctions on Defiant States

03/05/2016 – 2:13 pm | Comments Off on A Virtual Wall of Shame: The New Way of Imposing Reputational Sanctions on Defiant States

iCourts associate professor Shai Dothan has published a new paper: “A Virtual Wall of Shame: The New Way of Imposing Reputational Sanctions on Defiant States”. The article is forthcoming in the Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law.
Abstract:
What happens after an international court finds a state violated international law? Many realize today that states often fail to comply with such judgments. International …

iCourts lanches new database on international courts

05/04/2016 – 1:58 pm | Comments Off on iCourts lanches new database on international courts

Today the Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) embedded in the Faculty of law, University of Copenhagen, lauched a new and original database on international courts.
The database makes the judgments of international courts easily accessible to researchers and can be accessed at www.icourts.dk.
The database currently makes two datasets available on the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). In …

Opportunity to Study Transatlantic Privacy Law in Amsterdam this Summer

12/02/2016 – 10:51 am | Comments Off on Opportunity to Study Transatlantic Privacy Law in Amsterdam this Summer

Online activities quite often involve transfers of personal data between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US), for example when using online search, social networks and many mobile apps. Both regions are governed by different rules on the protection of informational privacy and personal data. The EU’s stance on data protection law made the headlines when its highest court ruled that individuals have …

CfP: CJICL 5th Annual Conference, “Public and Private Power”, University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2016

09/12/2015 – 2:23 pm | Comments Off on CfP: CJICL 5th Annual Conference, “Public and Private Power”, University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2016

Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, 5th Annual Conference, “Public and Private Power”
University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2016
The editors of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL) welcome submissions for the CJICL 5th Annual Conference to be held at the University of Cambridge on 8-9 April 2016. Accepted papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Cambridge Journal of International …

Call for Papers /Human Rights Protection, Human Rights Public Policies, Democracy and Governance

15/07/2015 – 3:07 pm | Comments Off on Call for Papers /Human Rights Protection, Human Rights Public Policies, Democracy and Governance

International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies (IJHRCS) is a journal based on an independent academic synergy of more than forty academics, experts in the field of human rights and governance from all over the world. Over the past two years it has foster the academic dialogue concerning all the modern subject of constitutional law and human rights protection from a global perspective. It …

ASIL Honors and Book Awards

23/04/2015 – 12:54 pm | Comments Off on ASIL Honors and Book Awards

During the 109th ASIL Annual Meeting, the following Honors and Book Awards were presented:
ASIL Honors
The Society recognizes excellence in the field of international law with three annual honors.  Honorees are selected by the Society’s Executive Council, on the nomination of the Honors Committee and are presented each year at the Society’s Annual Meeting.  The 2014-2015 Honors Committee comprises Peter Tomka, chair, Payam Akhavan, Gerald Neuman, …

4th annual conference of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL), 8-9 May 2015

16/03/2015 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off on 4th annual conference of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL), 8-9 May 2015

* With thanks to Anika Seemann and Clara Rauchegger (conference conveners) for bringing this to my attention.
Registration is now open for the 4th annual conference of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL) to be held at the University of Cambridge on 8 and 9 May 2015. The conference theme is Developing Democracy: Conversations on Democratic Governance in International, European and Comparative Law.
Conference …

Call for Papers ‘General Issues in International and European Law’, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

07/01/2015 – 9:10 am | Comments Off on Call for Papers ‘General Issues in International and European Law’, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

* With thanks to Shan Patel of the Utrecht Journal of International and European Law for bringing this to our attention, as a former member of the editorial board of the predecessor of this journal (Merkourios) I’m happy to publish this call for papers.
The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law is issuing a Call for Papers to be published in its 81st edition on ‘General Issues’ …

Newly Published Articles: Cambridge Journals Online

24/11/2014 – 10:54 pm | Comments Off on Newly Published Articles: Cambridge Journals Online

Newly published articles are now available in Cambridge Journals Online:
 
Canadian Journal of Law and Society / La Revue Canadienne Droit et Société
Licensed or Licentious? Examining Regulatory Discussions of Stripping in Ontario
Tuulia Law
Published online in 21st of November 2014
International & Comparative Law Quarterly
The Changing Dynamics of the Global Intellectual Property Legal Order: Emergence of a ‘Network Agenda’?
Sujitha Subramanian
Published online in 20th of November 2014

CJICL conference – Call for papers

21/11/2014 – 4:16 pm | Comments Off on CJICL conference – Call for papers

The 4th annual conference of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL) will be held at the University of Cambridge on 8 and 9 May 2015.
The conference theme is: Developing Democracy: Conversations on Democratic Governance in International, European and Comparative Law.
Conference highlights include a keynote address by Dame Rosalyn Higgins, DBE, QC, former President of the International Court of Justice.
The call for papers …

Call for Papers: 4th Conference of the Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network of the Society of International Economic Law (PEPA/SIEL) 2015

09/10/2014 – 1:33 pm | Comments Off on Call for Papers: 4th Conference of the Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network of the Society of International Economic Law (PEPA/SIEL) 2015

 

Milan, 16-17 April 2015
Organised by PEPA/SIEL in collaboration with the Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies of the University of Milan
SIEL’s Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network (PEPA/SIEL) is, among other things, interested in fostering collaboration and mentoring opportunities for emerging academics and professionals in International Economic Law (IEL). PEPA/SIEL fulfils these goals through various activities such as organising conferences at which emerging IEL …

Call for Papers: Workshop on “The (Comparative) Constitutional Law of Private-Public Arbitration” Max Planck Institute for International Law, Heidelberg

29/07/2014 – 10:08 pm | Comments Off on Call for Papers: Workshop on “The (Comparative) Constitutional Law of Private-Public Arbitration” Max Planck Institute for International Law, Heidelberg

The Lex Mercatoria Publica Project at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg has issued a Call for Papers on “The (Comparative) Constitutional Law of Private-Public Arbitration” to be held on 21-22 November 2014. The deadline for responding to the Call is 15 September 2014.
Arbitrations between private economic actors and public law bodies are on the rise. Arbitrators, instead of domestic courts, now settle a wide …

Call for papers: Transnational Standards in the Domestic Legal Order: Authority and Legitimacy

27/02/2014 – 2:07 am | Comments Off on Call for papers: Transnational Standards in the Domestic Legal Order: Authority and Legitimacy

The University of Amsterdam has issued a call for papers for a workshop on “Transnational Standards in the Domestic Legal Order: Authority and Legitimacy”. The workshop will be held on 24 October 2014. The keynote speaker is Prof. Nico Krisch, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. More information is available here (pdf).

The workshop explores the evolving interactions between transnational standards and the domestic legal order from the perspectives of authority and legitimacy.

The decline of sovereign …

New Issue of the International & Comparative Law Quarterly Published

12/07/2013 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on New Issue of the International & Comparative Law Quarterly Published

The latest issue of the International & Comparative Law Quarterly (Vol. 62, no. 3, July 2013) is out.
The new issue offers readers the following publications:
THE OBLIGATION TO REFRAIN FROM ASSISTING THE USE OF THE DEATH PENALTY, Bharat Malkani
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ‘SUPRA-CONSTITUTIONAL’ LIMITS ON CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, Yaniv Roznai
THE ENDURING VULNERABILITY OF MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS IN EUROPE, Clíodhna Murphy
COHABITANTS IN PRIVATE LAW: TRUST, FRUSTRATION AND UNJUST ENRICHMENT …

Summer Law School on French and Comparative Human Rights Law

12/06/2013 – 8:39 pm | Comments Off on Summer Law School on French and Comparative Human Rights Law

Bordeaux IV Montesquieu University is organizing the first edition of its Summer Law School “French and Comparative Human rights Law” from the 1st to the 19th of July 2013.
The Summer Law School will bring together students, professors and researchers from around the world who are engaged in French and comparative human rights Law. For three weeks, participants will study Fundamental Freedoms Law with internationally respected …