Recent Scholarship in Comparative Law

November 29, 2020

 Irene CalboliTexas A&M School of LawJane C. GinsburgColumbia University School of Law The Cambridge Handbook of International and Comparative Trademark Law, (2020)

Matilde Cohen “Judicial Colonialism Today: The French Overseas Courts”, 8(2) The Journal of Law & Courts

Matilde Cohen, “What Can We Learn from Transnational Courts about Judicial Diversity?” Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, 2020, pp.278-284

Deepa Das Acevedo, “Just Hindus,” 45 (4) Law & Social Inquiry.

James R. Maxeiner, “America’s covid-19 preexisting vulnerability: a government of men, not laws,”  8 The Theory and Practice of Legislation 213-35 (2020) 10.1080/20508840.2020.1809173

James R. Maxeiner, Failures of American Methods of Lawmaking in Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Mathias Reimann, Comparative Law, in International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law vol. II: The Legal Systems of the World. Their Comparison and Unification, (Brill 2020).

Carlo Serano, The International Law Journal

Yvonne Tew, Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts (Oxford University Press 2020)

Ioanna Tourkochoriti, “How Far should the State go to Counter Prejudice?”, (2020) 3 Erasmus Law Review, 34-48.

Presentations/Talks by scholars affiliated with the ASCL:

Irene Caboli lead the organization of the 3rd IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference (, probably the biggest conference in our field for academics in Asia that includes scientific committee members from around the world ( She founded this in 2019 with WIPO and WTO and the event rotates across Asia. 

Irene Caboli cofounded a European version that we host in Geneva every year but last year we did not hold it due to Covid (

Deepa Das Acevedo, The Battle for Sabarimala (OUP, forthcoming), Cornell India Law Center’s lecture series.  October 28

Ioanna Tourkochoriti, Freedom of Speech in France and the US, The Philosophical Foundations, American Society of Comparative Law Annual Meeting, October 17th 2020


The University of Texas at Austin and the School of Law announced the appointment of Professor Richard Albert as the Director of the Program on Constitutional Studies.

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