The YCC invites submissions for its Scholarship Exchange Program. This program aims to provide scholars in the early stages of their careers (JD/PhD students to non-tenured faculty members) with comments on works-in-progress on various comparative law topics. The YCC selects papers and then asks an […]
The Younger Comparativist’s Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL YCC) solicits papers from emerging scholars for a panel at the ASCL’s annual meeting to be held at the University of Missouri Law School in Columbia, Missouri, on October 17-19. Two to three […]
The AALS Section on Comparative Law is pleased to announce the inaugural “Mark Tushnet Prize” to recognize scholarly excellence in any subject of comparative law by an untenured scholar at an AALS Member School.
The Prize will be given to the author(s) of a scholarly article judged to have made an important contribution in the field of comparative law. This article must have been published in an academic journal between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.
The Prize will be awarded for the first time at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting, scheduled for January 2-5, 2020. It will be awarded every year thereafter. All untenured scholars—including but not limited to tenure-track professors, visiting assistant professors, lecturers, academic fellows, doctoral candidates—are eligible.
Nominations should be sent by email to Trish Do (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 12:00pm Central Time (U.S.) on August 1st, 2019. Nominations should include the full name, institutional affiliation, and contact information for the nominated scholar, in addition to a PDF version of the published article to be considered for the Prize. Self-nominations are welcomed.
For all questions, please contact Professor Richard Albert (email@example.com), Chair of the AALS Section on Comparative Law.
- Richard Albert (Texas) (Chair)
- Mark Kende (Drake)
- Margaret Woo (Northeastern)
About Mark Tushnet
Mark Tushnet, a former president of the Association of American Law Schools, is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. A former law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, Tushnet is an authoritative voice in constitutional law and theory. His scholarship spans all areas of public law, including comparative constitutional law, a field in which he has co-authored a leading casebook. A respected teacher, a devoted mentor, and an influential scholar, he will retire from the Harvard faculty in June 2020.
About the AALS
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association of 179 law schools. Its members enroll most of the nation’s law students and produce the majority of the country’s lawyers and judges, as well as many of its lawmakers. The mission of AALS is to uphold and advance excellence in legal education. In support of this mission, AALS promotes the core values of excellence in teaching and scholarship, academic freedom, and diversity, including diversity of backgrounds and viewpoints, while seeking to improve the legal profession, to foster justice, and to serve our many communities–local, national, and international. Founded in 1900, AALS also serves as the learned society for the more than 9,000 law faculty at its member schools, and provides them with extensive professional development opportunities, including the AALS Annual Meeting which draws thousands of professors, deans and administrators.
The International Academy of Comparative Law is holding a “Thematic” Congress on” Diversity and Plurality in the Law” in October, 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Academy has called for national rapporteurs to present at that Congress on two topics. The American Society of Comparative […]
The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) invites nominations, including self-nominations, for the annual Richard M. Buxbaum Prize for Teaching in Comparative Law. The YCC created the Buxbaum Prize in the summer of 2014 in honor of Professor Richard […]
Comparative Law Methodology:
- Catherine Valke, Comparing Law (Cambridge University Press 2018)
- Law and Method Special Issue on Comparative Law Methodology
General Comparative Law Materials:
- Fernanda Nicola, Bill Davies, (eds.) EU Law Stories, Contextual and Critical Histories of European Jurisprudence (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
- Mark Van Hoecke inaugural lecture at QMUL “Do judges reason differently on both sides of the Channel?”
- International and Comparative Law Quarterly latest issues: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-and-comparative-law-quarterly/latest-issue
- Comparative Law and Anthropology (James A.R. Nafziger ed. Edward Elgar, 2017). is
- Comparative Legal History (O. Moréteau, A. Masferrer, K. Modéer eds., Edward Elgar, Research Handbooks in Comparative Law Series, 2019) (498 p.)
- O. Moréteau,The Louisiana Civil Codes: A Multilingual Experience, in Re- De- Co-dification? New Insights on the Codification of Private Law167-185 (Agustín Parise, Lars van Vliet eds., Eleven Publishers, The Netherlands 2019).
- Code civil de Louisiane, Édition bilingue (O. Moréteau ed., Société de législation comparée, Paris, Droit comparé et européen, vol. 28, 2017) (780 p.)
- Richard Albert, Constitutional Amendment: Making, Breaking, and Changing Constitutions (Oxford University Press 2019)
- Richard Albert, Formas y Funciónes de la Reforma Constitucional(Externado University Press 2017)
- Richard Albert, Carlos Bernal and Juliano Zaiden Benvindo eds.,Constitutional Change and Transformation in Latin America(Hart 2019)
- Richard Albert and Joel Colón-Ríos eds., Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes: Forms, Functions, Applications (Routledge 2019)
- Richard Albert, Menaka Guruswamy and Nishchal Basnyat eds., Founding Moments in Constitutionalism (Hart 2019)
- Richard Albert, Antonia Baraggia and Cristina Fasone esd.Constitutional Reform of National Legislatures: Bicameralism Under Pressure (Edward Elgar 2019)
- Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades & Alkmene Fotiadou eds.The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions: Theory, Forms, Applications (Routledge 2018)
- Richard Albert and Bertil Emrah Oder eds.,An Unamendable Constitution? Unamendability in Constitutional Democracies (Springer 2018)
- Richard Albert, David Landau, Pietro Faraguna and Simon Drugdaeds. 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law (Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy 2018)
- Richard Albert and David Cameron eds. Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution (Cambridge University Press 2017)
- Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades and Alkmene Fotiadou eds.The Foundations and Traditions of Constitutional Amendment (Hart 2017)
- Richard Albert,David Landau, Pietro Faraguna and Simon Drugda eds. 2016 Global Review of Constitutional Law (Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy 2017)
- Richard Albert and Carlos Bernal eds. Cambio Constitucional Informal (Externado University Press 2016)
- Constitutional Law Group, directed by Patrick Macklem and Carol Rogerson, Richard Albert participating, Canadian Constitutional Law (Emond Publications, 5th ed. 2017)
- Ioanna Tourkochoriti, What is the Best Way to Realise Rights? 39 (1) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2019) 209-228
- Ioanna Tourkochoriti, “Comparative Rights Jurisprudence, An Essay on Methodologies”, Law And Method (2017) 1-22.
- Ioanna Tourkochoriti, “Challenging Historical Facts and National Truths: An Analysis of cases from France and Greece”, in Uladzislau Belavusau, Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias, (eds.) Law and Memory, Towards Legal Governance of History
- Ioanna Tourkochoriti, “Speech, Privacy and Dignity in France and in the U.S.A.: A Comparative Analysis” 38 Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, 101-182 (2016).
Noah Weisbord, “Who’s Afraid of the Lucky Moose? Canada’s Dangerous Self-Defence Innovation,” 64(1) McGill Law Journal 1 (forthcoming, 2019).
- Pierre-Henri Conac & Martin Gelter (eds).: GLOBAL SECURITIES LITIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2019).
- Martin Gelter, Global Securities Litigation and Enforcement, in GLOBAL SECURITIES LITIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT 3-106 (Pierre-Henri Conac & Martin Gelter eds. 2019).
- Martin Gelter, Mapping Types of Shareholder Lawsuits across Jurisdictions, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON REPRESENTATIVE SHAREHOLDER LITIGATION 459-481 (Sean Griffith, Jessica Erickson, David Webber & Verity Winship eds., Elgar 2018).
- Martin Gelter, Nemika Jha & D. Gordon Smith, United States and Chapter 3 (Duties of Nominee Directors), in COMPARATIVE COMPANY LAW: A CASE-BASED APPROACH (Mathias Siems & David Cabrelli eds., Hart Publishing 2018).
- Marketa Trimble, Geoblocking and “Legitimate Trade” in Intellectual Property and Obstacles to Legitimate Trade 53 (Christopher Heath, Anselm Kamperman Sanders & Anke Moerland eds., Wolters Kluwer, 2018)
- Marketa Trimble, Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights at Trade Shows: A Review and Recommendations, 34 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. (forthcoming 2019)
- Marketa Trimble, Territorialization of the Internet Domain Name System, 45(4) Pepperdine L. R. 623 (2018)
- Marel Katsivela, “La Notion De Dommage Dans Le Cadre Du Délit De Négligence (Common Law) Et De La Responsabilité Extracontractuelle Du Fait Personnel (Droit Civil) Au Canada: Une Étude En Droit Comparé” (The Notion of Injury in the Tort of Negligence (Common Law) and the Personal Extracontractual Liability (Civil Law) in Canada: A Comparative Study), 96, La Revue du Barreau Canadien605-627 (2018).
- Marel Katsivela, “Le Manquement À La Norme De Diligence Et La Faute Dans Le Cadre Du Délit De Négligence (Common Law) Et De La Responsabilité Extracontractuelle Du Fait Personnel (Droit Civil) Au Canada: Une Étude Comparée”, 95 La Revue du Barreau Canadien(2018)
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 […]
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 […]
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).
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.