Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

TODAY: 30th anniversary ceremony of the German Society of Legislation – Berlin

Today, November 8 2017, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesetzgebung (DGG )/German Society for Legislation is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The DGG (German Society for Legislation) was founded in Bonn in 1987 by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Karpen, a law professor at the University of Hamburg, former chairman of the International Association of Legislation (IAL) and currently member of […]

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Introduction to the Portuguese Law Intensive Course – University of Lisbon School of Law – 6 to 10 Nov 2017

This week is being held an intensive course on the topic Introduction to the Portuguese Law, lectured by Professor Dr. João Tiago Silveira at the University of Lisbon School of Law. Professor Dr. João Tiago Silveira is a public Law professor at this School, Vice-President of the Institute for Legal and Political Sciences, a researcher at Lisbon Centre for Research […]

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Sunset Legislation : Practical Experiences from Korea and the United States – Zurich – 20 November 2017

Sunset legislation is on the political agenda in many countries, namely in Korea, Switzerland and the U.S.A. A sunset clause or provision  in the North-American legal system is a statutory clause or provision stating that a particular law, agency or benefit, or law will automatically expire on a specific date, unless it is extended by law. (see here) In Switzerland, there is an ongoing debate whether laws that expire after a certain time will […]

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Tomorrow at IALS -Initiating law reform: a comparative view: 3rd Law Reform Project workshop

On the 1st of November 2017 is being held the Third Law Reform Project Workshop at The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies – School of Advanced Study – University of London. The workshop is free yet previous registration is required. More information about the workshop: here More information about the project: here

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30th anniversary of the German Society of Legislation – Berlin – 8 November

On November 8 2017 the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesetzgebung (DGG )/German Society for Legislation is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The DGG (German Society for Legislation) was founded in Bonn in 1987 by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Karpen, a law professor at the University of Hamburg, former chairman of the International Association of Legislation (IAL) and currently member of […]

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5th International Conference on Legislative Drafting and Law Reform (ILEGIS) – Washington DC – April 2018

From April 12 to April 13 2018, the fifth International Conference on Legislative Drafting and Law Reform (ILEGIS) will be held at the Washington College of Law at American University, in Washington DC. The conference will focus on how laws are written in the United States and around the world at the international, national, and […]

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Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies – Postgraduate, graduate & professional courses, research projects and events in Legislative Studies

The Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies in the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London specialises in teaching and research in the field of legislative drafting and law reform. The Centre plays an immensely important role in the development of legislative drafting as an academic discipline worthy of […]

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Initiating law reform: a comparative view: 3rd Law Reform Project workshop

On the 1st of November 2017 is being held the Third Law Reform Project Workshop at The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies – School of Advanced Study – University of London. The workshop is free yet previous registration is required. More information about the workshop: here More information about the project: here

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International symposium – Regulatory Impact Analysis – Luxemburg- November 2017 – Live Web-streaming

On the 23rd and 24th November 2017, at the European Court of Auditors, in Luxemburg, will be held the an International symposium on Regulatory Impact Analysis. Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) has established itself in Europe as a tool for improving legislation and streamlining public decision-making. Its application, which is supported by the OECD and the European Commission, […]

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“Law and Citizenship Beyond The States” – Lisbon – September 2018 – Call for abstracts

From the 10th to the 13th September will be held a meeting about “Law and Citizenship Beyond The States” at ISCTE-IUL. This meeting intends to discuss , among other topics of sociology of law and justice, the contribution of law to the power of citizens, at a time of increasing competition between state law, once the main source […]

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