International legal scholarship has since long tried to comprehend the diversifica-tion of actors, rules, and authorities in international law. Almost 60 years ago, Philip Jessup, who was later appointed as a judge at the International Court of Justice, developed the idea of a “transnational law”, including “all law which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers”. His approach aimed at substitut-ing and expanding the traditional notion of international law which used to be confined to inter-state relations.
The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is issuing a call for original research papers to be presented at the Sixth Annual Conference on Internet Search and Innovation. The conference will be held at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL. The conference will run from approximately 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 4, 2015 to 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 5, 2015. There will be a dinner reception and keynote address on Thursday night.
The conference is organized by Professor Daniel F. Spulber, Northwestern University.
This year, we will engage in a broad discussion of “Reimagining IP/Gender: The Next Ten Years of Feminist Engagement with Intellectual Property Law.” The symposium will take place in Washington, DC on Friday, February 27, 2015.
The Information Society Project at Yale Law School invites paper proposals for its upcoming conference, Innovation Law Beyond IP 2, to be held in New Haven on March 28-29, 2015. We will continue the style and substantive themes of the inaugural Beyond IP conference held in March 2014. While we welcome proposals under the general theme, this year we also particularly invite submissions under the sub-theme “Bringing the State Back In.”
The Marco Biagi Foundation invites international researchers in the disciplines of law, economics, organisational theory and sociology to contribute to this analysis, presenting papers focusing in particular on one of the following tracks:
1) Organisational structure of the enterprise and the fragmentation of the employer’s role and responsibilities
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research invite the submission of research and policy oriented papers for the 2014 Financial Stability Conference to be held December 4-5, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The objectives of this conference are to highlight research and advance the dialogue on data requirements for macroprudential policy development and implementation, and to disseminate the recent advances in systemic risk measurement and forecasting tools.
PASSAT is the premier forum for information privacy, risk, trust, and security researchers and practitioners to explore solutions to profound challenges on privacy, risk, trust, and security issues and exchange recent progresses. We invite submissions from academia, government, and industry presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of information privacy, risk, trust, and security.
he Law Faculty of the University of Luxembourg and the UNHCR are seeking rapporteurs for the (2nd) Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict, which will take place on 20 October 2014 in Luxembourg. The subject of the symposium will be the legal protection of people fleeing armed conflict and other situations of violence, examined in the context of the UNHCR’s new Guidelines for the Protection of People Fleeing Violence and Conflict Across Borders, and recent developments in the case law of European regional and national courts.
The annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) was initially launched in 2006, in response to the growing level of interest and expertise in the empirical study of law in law schools as well as other disciplinary fields. Due to the significant breadth and reach of empirical approaches across fields, CELS has quickly become one of the premiere conferences in law and social sciences. Each year, CELS attracts upwards of 350 researchers from around the globe and across dozens of disciplines. Prior host sites have been the University of Texas (2006), NYU (2007), Cornell (2008), USC (2009), Yale (2010), Northwestern (2011), Stanford (2012), and Penn (2013). In 2014, UC Berkeley is pleased to be hosting the event.
The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for the Fourth Annual Law & Informatics Symposium on February 26 & February 27, 2015. The conference will focus on an interdisciplinary exploration of digital information in the courtroom, including the importance of insuring that such information is reliable, resilient, and uncompromised. The Northern Kentucky Law Review will review, edit, and publish papers from the symposium in the 2015 Spring Symposium issue.