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YCC ASCL 8th Annual Global Conference at McGill School of Law

The 8th Annual Conference of the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law was held on May 10th-11th at McGill School of Law. The event was a great success. Prof Maximo Langer (UCLA, ASCL Vice President) delivered a keynote speech on “Plea […]

CfP AALS Works-In-Progress Panel on European and Comparative Law

AALS Section on European Law CALL FOR PAPERS  Works-in-Progress (WIP) Panel AALS, Washington, DC, January 2020  The AALS Section on European Law invites submissions for a works-in-progress panel at the January 2-5, 2020 Annual Meetingto be held in Washington, DC.  Papers may concern any matter related to […]

Cambridge ASCL Studies in Comparative Law

We are delighted to announce publication of the latest volume in the Cambridge ASCL Studies in Comparative Law Series by Catherine Valcke (University of Toronto).

Conference: Adversarial CrimPro in Italy, Mexico & United States

From January 21 to January 23, 2019, the University of Illinois, College of Law and the ASCL will co-host a conference, Adversarial Criminal Procedure in Italy, Mexico, and the United States. The conference program is attached.

Website Advisory Committee

The ASCL continues to grow its global outreach efforts. Under the guidance of ASCL President Richard Kay, the ASCL has constituted a new Website Advisory Committee, comprised of the following members: Richard Albert Shawn Boyne Josh Karton Boris Mamlyuk (ex officio) Fernanda Nicola Yaniv Roznai […]

CFP: YCC’s 8th Annual Conference

The deadline for submitting proposals to the 8th Annual Conference of the Younger Comparativists Committee of the ASCL is fast approaching — January 31, 2019.

We encourage everyone to spread the CFP.

Remembering Alan Watson

The Society notes with sadness the passing on November 7, 2018, of Professor Alan Watson at the age of 85. He was a giant in the fields of Roman and comparative law, as the Society recognized when it awarded him its Lifetime Achievement Award in […]

CFP: 2019 Comparative Law Work-in-Progress

The Call for Papers for the 2019 Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop is now live. 

Former Pres. Vivian Curran’s Letter to Prof. Kono

Former Pres. Vivian Curran’s Letter to Prof. Kono

Following the closing of the XXth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL), the former President of the American Society of Comparative Law sent a message of gratitude on behalf of the ASCL to Distinguished Professor Toshiyuki Kono of the Faculty of Law of Kyushu University.

Thank you to Prof. Kono and his extraordinary team at Kyushu University and the broader Japanese comparative law community.

We attach the letter below.

 

YCC Speaker’s Corner (Fukuoka, Japan)

We are excited to share a video from the IACL XXth Congress in Fukuoka, Japan. Thank you to everyone who participated in this engaging new format, and thank you to John Haskell (Manchester) and Richard Albert (Texas) for sharing this with the global ASCL community. […]