Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Review Existing Legislation in the Civil Law System – an Italian perspective

There are many different legal systems and traditions, such as Civil Law, Common Law, European Union Law and Islamic Law, amoung others. To stress out the differences between the Civil Law and Common Law System on how legislation is reviewed, we share an article written by Dr Enrico Albanesi entitled The Mechanisms Used to Review Existing […]

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Law databases for portuguese speaking countries and regions

The research project Rules for legislation drafting in Portuguese-speaking countries/regions aims to promote the definition of common rules and standards on  legislative drafting within the legal systems of Portuguese-speaking countries and regions: Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Macau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and East Timor. The research project Rules for legislation drafting in Portuguese-speaking countries/regions has […]

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XXth IACL International Congress 2018 – Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law – Call for papers

The International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) hosts a general Congress of Comparative Law every four years since 1932. The XXth IACL International Congress 2018 will host a Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law program in Fukuoka, Japan on the 25th July 2018, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This is the first time the IACL will host a program […]

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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) of University London launches Law Reform Project

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) of University London has recently created a project on Law Reform, under the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies. The Law Reform Project will be co-led by Dr Enrico Albanesi (University of Genoa lecturer in constitutional law) and Jonathan Teasdale (Sir William Dale associate research fellow at […]

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“Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law” is studying how to create standards for legal drafting in Portuguese speaking countries and regions

Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law (www.icjp.pt/cidp) is developing the project “Rules for legislative drafting for the Portuguese-speaking countries”. The research project aims to promote the definition of common rules and standards on law-making and legislative drafting in the legal systems of Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Macau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe […]

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Help wanted for reform and codification of the civil law of Montenegro

Dear Members,   After what was a very succesful conference in Washington we would like to draw your attention to a project of the AIRE centre (short for Advice for Individual Rights in Europe)http://www.airecentre.org/ . Sarah Maguire (a legal intern at The AIRE Centre) would like to invite you to submit papers that can be helpful for a […]

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Joint Erasmus programme Parliamentary Procedures and Legislative Drafting LUISS and IALS

Joint Erasmus programme Parliamentary Procedures and Legislative Drafting” (EUPADRA) of LUISS (Rome) and IALS London The application for the first intake of the new Erasmus+ Joint Master on “Parliamentary Procedures and Legislative Drafting” (EUPADRA) is now  open. The EU-Erasmus funded programme is co-organized by LUISS Guido Carli-School of Government of Rome, Complutense-Instituto de Derecho Parlamentario […]

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Conference in Bern Switzerland, 5 November 2015 Professional legislative drafters: ideas for Switzerland? A conference hosted by the Swiss Association for Legislation – in cooperation with the Centre for Legal Studies of the University of Zürich Bern, 5. November 2015, 14.00 – 17.30 Uhr Haus der Universität, Schlösslistrasse 5, 3008 Bern Link to the Programme […]

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Crowdsourcing Legislation Conference, March 12, 2015 Sweden, Stockholm

  Dear Members, Please find enclosed the final programme for our conference ‘Crowdsourcing Legislation’, to be held on 12 March , 2015  University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden. Please note that the deadline for subscription is 11 March. Please confirm your participation by e-mailing iri@juridicum.su.se  no later than 11 March, 2015 (limited spaces available). Click link […]

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Stockholm, Sweden, 11-12 March, 2015 Crowdsourcing and Legislation

Crowdsourcing: new ways of engaging the public in legislation In most of the democratic world enacting legislation is the sole preserve of elected parliaments working together with governments. Over the last decades, spurred on by the arrival and mass use of new technologies, the self-evidence of indirect participation by way of elected representatives as the […]

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