Thursday, April 22, 2010

Go On! Comparative law congress

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest) Along with 3 D.C.-based law schools, the American Society of Comparative Law will play host this summer to a weeklong international conference.
The XVIIIth International Congress of Comparative Law will take place at American University Washington College of Law, George Washington University Law School, and Georgetown Law from July 25 to August 1, 2010.
This marks the 1st time this quadrennial conference of the Paris-based International Academy of Comparative Law will be held in the United States. The agenda includes many sessions on all aspects of comparative law, as well as a banquet at the Organization of American States headquarters (left).
Confirmed speakers include:
► U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
► Italian Constitutional Court Justice Sabino Cassese
► American Bar Association President Carolyn Lamm
Details and registration here; note that fees increase after April 30, 2010.

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