The Manchester International Law Centre (MILC) Workshop on Democratic Governance
Opioid abuse and addiction are increasingly and relentlessly ravaging the American public, a battle whose toll leaves too many people paying the ultimate price—their life. One American dies every fifteen minutes in the United States from an opioid overdose, resulting in almost half of all drug overdose deaths in America involving a prescription opioid. Addressing the opioid epidemic with a monolithic approach stunts positive change.
The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) is pleased to invite submissions for its fourth workshop on comparative business and financial law to be held on February 2-3, 2018 at the Fordham University School of Law in New York City. The purpose of the workshop is to highlight, develop, and promote the scholarship of new and younger comparativists in accounting, banking, bankruptcy, corporations, commercial law, economics, finance, and securities.
ANNOUNCEMENT: SECOND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE DISASTER LAW ESSAY CONTEST, 2017
Announcement: Second Annual International and Comparative Disaster Law Essay Contest, 2017
Call for Abstracts
We stand in the era of Information revolution, where knowledge goes hand in hand with digital technologies and play a key role in creating a knowledge economy and a knowledge society. Digital technologies have become a part and parcel in all aspects of home-based, operational, and public lives. Information and Communication Technology including telephone lines, wireless technologies, computer technologies, software, advanced robotics, storage and other audio visual mechanisms helps in accessing, storing, transmitting, managing and manipulating essential information.
Chapman Law Review Symposium 2018: Special Jurisdictions Within and Outside the United States
National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars
The Rehnquist Center is pleased to announce the inaugural National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars. The conference will be held at the Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Arizona, on March 16-17, 2018. Its goal is to create a vibrant and useful forum for constitutional scholars to gather and exchange ideas each year.
Adrian Vermeule will deliver a keynote address. Distinguished commentators for 2018 include:
The AIDA Europe Scientific Committee, comprising Prof. Dr. Pierpaolo Marano and Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, invites the submission of academic papers for the VIIth AIDA Europe Conference to be held in Warsaw, Poland on 12-13/4/2018.
The Dispute Resolution Interest Group (DRIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the Lewis & Clark Law School are pleased to announce a workshop to discuss academic works-in-progress on international dispute resolution. The purpose of the workshop is to help authors develop draft articles for publication, so authors will be required to submit a working draft before the workshop takes place.
Gender on the International Bench
Currently women judges make up on average 17% of international courts and tribunals, demonstrating significant disparity regarding the participation of women on the bench across different international legal regimes. Such lack of representativeness can affect the legitimacy of the international dispute settlement process and its outcomes.