Points of Interest
NEWLY ELECTED ASCL EXECUTIVE BOARD OFFICERS. We are pleased to announce that Vivian Curran and Richard Kay serve respectively as the ASCL President and Vice President. Our warmest appreciation to outgoing officer, David Gerber (ASCL President) for his generous service.
ASCL Annual Meeting – The 2017 annual conference of the American Society of Comparative Law will take place October 26-28, 2017 in Washington D.C., hosted by American University, Washington College of Law.
Laws Porosites/Porosités du droit (call for papers) – Joint Conference of the Société de législation comparée and the American Society of Comparative Law – This conference intends to illuminate areas of the law in which seepage occurs from one domain into another, a phenomenon we are seeing increasingly both in international and domestic legal settings on October 26, 2017 in Washington, D.C. at the American University Washington College of Law, in conjunction with the American Society of Comparative Law’s annual meeting.
NEW WEBSITE FOR THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW. The AJCL is now published through Oxford University Press. Please visit to learn more about its scope, the editorial board, or to submit a manuscript.
CONVERSATIONS WITH ASCL MEMBERS. The ASCL has begun sitting down with members for recorded interviews about their perspectives and research concerning diverse aspects of comparative law. Most recently, David Gerber spoke about the challenges and opportunities facing the comparative law community today.
ARE YOU A YOUNGER SCHOLAR INTERESTED TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY? The community of the YCC is an active environment for collaboration, learning, and the chance to meet other less senior scholars from around the world working on comparative law.