Judicial Independence and World Peace Organization

The International Conference on Judicial Independence, San Diego, USA  2013

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University of San Diego

School of Law

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
 

                                     Hebrew University of Jerusalem                                            University of Cambridge
                                                 Faculty of Law                                                                   Public Law Centre

International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace
International Project on judicial independence


International Conference on Judicial Independence:
Rule of Law and World Peace
San Diego 9-10 August 2013

Co Chairs
 

Professor Maimon Schwarzschild, Faculty of Law, University of San Diego

Professor Shimon Shetreet, Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, past Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law

Local Organizing Comittee

Professor Maimon Schwarzschild, University of San Diego

Professor Shimon Shetreet, Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, past Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law

Professor Stephen C. Ferruolo, Dean of Law School, University of San Diego.


Professor Dr. Edward C. Luck, dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego.

 

Friday, August 9, 2013

3:00–5:20 p.m.: On-campus lodging check-in – Hospitality Services office 5:20 p.m.: Transport to Warren Hall (campus tram pick-up in front of lodging)

5:30–7:00 p.m.: Opening Session -- Warren Hall (School of Law) 2A

Welcome: Stephen C. Ferruolo, Dean, USD School of Law

Edward Luck, Dean, USD School of Peace Studies Opening Remarks

Maimon Schwarzschild, Professor of Law, USD School of Law, Conference Co-Chair

Shimon Shetreet, Greenblatt Professor of International and Public Law, Faculty of Law,

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, General Coordinator of the International Project of Judicial Independence, Conference Co-Chair

Neil H. Andrews, Professor of Civil Justice and Private Law, University of Cambridge

 

Keynote Speech: The Scope of Judicial Review and the Rule of Law: Between Judicial Restraint and Judicial Activism

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper Q.C., Bencher of the Middle Temple; Deputy High Court Judge London

 

7:00–8:30 p.m.: Reception (Warren Hall Lobby)

8:30 p.m.: Transport to lodging (campus tram)

 

Saturday, August 10, 2013

9:00 a.m.: Transport to Warren Hall 2A (campus tram pick-up in front of lodging)

9:15–10:45 a.m.: Judicial Independence, Rule of Law and World Peace

 

Session Chair: Walter H. Rechberger, Head of the Department of Civil Procedure, Institut für Zivilverfahrensrecht, Vienna University

Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law: Transnational Conundrum

 

Judicial Independence to Assist in Announcing the Rule of Law: A Structure to Emphasize the Democratic Process Which Could Lead to a More Peaceful Climate

The Honorable J. Clifford Wallace, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Neil H. Andrews

 

Culture of Peace in Europe and the Development of the Human Rights Protection in the EU 

Shimon Shetreet

 

Interactions between the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights 

Arianna Vedaschi, Professor, Universita Bocconi, Italy

 

10:45–11:00 a.m.: Break

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.:

The Impact of Transnational Jurisprudence on Judicial Independence

The Influence of the European Convention on Human Rights on Judicial Independence in the Field of Criminal Procedural Law in Switzerland since 1975 (an Overview)

 

Session Chair: Keith Uff, Visiting Lecturer in Residence, University of Birmingham 

The Position of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court in the Austrian Legal System

 

Walter H. Rechberger

Gian Andrea Danuser, Advocate, Zurich Switzerland

 

Culture and Judicial Independence in Civil Procedure

Dmitry Maleshin, Professor, Moscow University, Russia

 

Consequences of Weak Judicial Institutions in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo

Gilbert Ngieme Wansome, Director, French Common Law Program, University of Ottowa

 

12:30 p.m.: 1:45 p.m.: 4:30 p.m.: 6:15 p.m.: 6:30 p.m.: 8:30 p.m.:

Lunch (Warren Hall Lobby)
Transport from Warren Hall to Balboa Park (optional)
Transport from Balboa Park to on-campus lodging
Transport from on-campus lodging to La Gran Terraza
Private dinner for conference guests at La Gran Terraza (on campus) Transport from La Gran Terraza to on-campus lodging

 

Sunday, August 11, 2013

 

9:00 a.m.: Transport to Warren Hall 2A (campus tram pick-up in front of lodging – check out and bring your luggage)

9:15–10:45 a.m.: Promoting Judicial Independence, Liberty and Democracy Session Chair: Eli Bentovim, Advocat, Israel

 

U.S. Judicial Independence: Victim in the ‘War on Terror”

Wayne McCormack, Professor of Law, University of Utah

 

The Position of the Judiciary in China

Liu Hao, Professor, Beihang University, China

 

Procedural and Legal Guarantees of Judicial Independence in the Russian Federation

Sergey V. Nikitin, Professor, Russian Academy of Justice, Moscow, Russia

 

The Conceptual Definition of the Constitutional Court in Italy

Giuseppe Franco Ferrari, Professor, Universita Bocconi, Italy

 

The Debate over Foreign Law in US Courts

Presented on behalf of Jonathan Entin, Professor and Associate Dean, Case Western Reserve University

 

10:45–11:00 a.m.: Break

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Contemporary Issues of Judicial Independence Judicial Independence and Accountability in European Perspectives

Mads Andenas, Professor, University of Oslo, Norway Judicial Independence and the Challenges of Big Business

 

The Limits of Judicial Independence: Judicial Accountability and the Case of the Supreme Court of India 

Surya Deva, City University of Hong Kong

 

Continuing Discussions on Mount Scopus International Standards of Judicial Independence

Shimon Shetreet

 

In Memoriam: The late Honourable Markus Buechel, Senior Advocate, former Prime Minister of Liechtenstein, Vice President of the International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace

 

Session Chair: Shimon Shetreet

Challenges of Judicial Independence and Experience of the Russian Federation

Dmitry V. Magonya, ART DE LEX Law Firm, Moscow, Russia

Amnon Reichman, Professor, University of Haifa, Israel

 

Concluding Remarks: Maimon Schwarzschild

1:00 p.m.: Box lunches available and conference concludes – bon voyage! 

 

 

 

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