Publications

The ASCL produces several publications, including:

ASCL News

  • ASCL Studies in Comparative LawASCL Studies in Comparative Law
    The ASCL is delighted to announce that the Studies in Comparative Law Series it is holding with Cambridge University Press keeps expanding. Here is where you can see recent additions to the series: https://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/law/series/ascl-studies-comparative-lawASCL Studies in Comparative Law was originally published in ASCL on Medium, where people are continuing the… Read more »
  • Call for Papers — 2021 Comparative Law Work-in-Progress WorkshopCall for Papers — 2021 Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop
    Call for Papers — 2021 Comparative Law Work-in-Progress WorkshopAnnual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress WorkshopMarch 11–13, 2021University of Illinois College of LawAnnouncement and Call for PapersCo-Organized and Co-Hosted byKim Lane Scheppele (Princeton University)Jacques deLisle (University of Pennsylvania Law School), andJacqueline Ross (University of Illinois College of Law)The American Society of Comparative LawHosting institution this year: Princeton UniversityCo-sponsored by Princeton… Read more »
  • 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society Comes to an End2020 Annual Meeting of the Society Comes to an End
    The 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law held online on October 15 and October 16, 2020, was a big success. The meeting had 26 panels with over 100 speakers from more than 20 countries. About 400 people from all six continents registered. We want to thank… Read more »
  • The Role of Comparative Law in the Social SciencesThe Role of Comparative Law in the Social Sciences
    On Saturday, September 12, the American Society of Comparative Law will hold its online conference on The Uses of Comparative Law in the Social Sciences. A group of distinguished social scientists will present papers explaining how comparative law figures in their research. Commentary will be provided by comparative law scholars… Read more »
  • Registration open for 2020 Online Annual Meeting, October 15–16Registration open for 2020 Online Annual Meeting, October 15–16
    Registration is now open for the Annual Meeting of the American Society Comparative Law on Thursday and Friday, October 15 and 16, 2020. The meeting will be held on the Zoom platform. Almost 100 comparative law scholars will speak at the meeting, the main topic of which will be Comparative… Read more »
  • Annual Meeting to Move OnlineAnnual Meeting to Move Online
    The Society’s Executive Committee, following the recommendation of our Annual Program Committee, has decided that the 2020 annual meeting, which was to have been held at Boston University October 15–17, will now take place online, October 15–16, on the Zoom meeting platform. Please mark your agendas. This decision was made… Read more »
  • ASCL Annual Meeting Set for Oct. 15–17 in BostonASCL Annual Meeting Set for Oct. 15–17 in Boston
    SAVE THE DATE. ASCL Vice President and Annual Program Committee Chair, Maximo Langer, has announced that the ASCL 2020 Annual Meeting will be hosted at Boston University School of Law, Thursday, Oct. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The theme of the 2020 Meeting will be “Comparative Legal History”. As… Read more »
  • Role of Comparative Law in Social Sciences — September 12, 2020Role of Comparative Law in Social Sciences — September 12, 2020
    The Role of Comparative Law in the Social Sciences — Online, September 12, 2020….Update July 7 2020 ….On Saturday, September 12, 2020, the American Society of Comparative Law will hold a conference on the role of comparative law in the social sciences. Nine distinguished social scientists will present papers explaining how comparative law figures… Read more »
  • ASCL has a new Executive AssistantASCL has a new Executive Assistant
    President Richard Kay has announced the appointment of Christina Roux as the new Executive Assistant for the American Society of Comparative Law.The Executive Assistant plays a critical role in the administration of the Society, managing many of its activities, records and finances. Christina is currently Senior Administrative Program Coordinator at… Read more »
  • ASCL Completes Successful 2019 Meeting at Mizzou Law SchoolASCL Completes Successful 2019 Meeting at Mizzou Law School
    The ASCL held its annual meeting October 17–19 at the University of Missouri Law School in Columbia, Missouri. The academic program was-wide ranging, dealing with many current legal issues examined from the comparative perspective. The principal theme, “Comparative Law and International Dispute Resolution,” was explored in two plenary panels that… Read more »