The International Conference on Judicial Independence, Krakow, Poland 2008

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The International Project on
Judicial Independence
International Conference on
International Standards of Judicial Independence :
Comparative Analysis and Challenges of Implementation
Krakow, November 25th-26th, 2008

 


  Organized by Jagiellonian University, Krakow
And
The Hebrew University
The University of Cambridge

With the Support of
The Minstry Of Justice of Poland
And
The Sacher Trust Funds , The Mizock Chair , The Jacobson Foundation

 

 

International conference in Krakow
In continuation to the series of conferences   held as part of the International Project  on Judicial Independence, the last one held in Jerusalem in March 2008, the Project is    pleased  to announce the  next conference  in Krakow hosted by the Jagielonian University . The Krakow Conference will deal with the first stage of implementation of the Mt Scopus Approved  International Standards   of Judicial Independence, as formulated in the previous  Conferences.


International Project on Judicial Independence –Background and  History

 

The International Project on Judicial Independence organised the First Jerusalem Conference in June 2007 focussing on Judicial Independence in International Law.This conference was co chaired by Professor Shimon Shetreet of the Hebrew University and Prof. James Crawford of the university of Cambridge .

 

The International Project on Judicial Independence conducted a special conference in November 30th-December 2nd in the Zurich Area in Vadouz .The special conference  was hosted by a local organising committee  chaired  by HE Advocate Markus Buechel . Co Chairs of the Conference were  . Professor Shimon Shetreet.Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge .Professor Marcel Storme , Emeritus Professor  , Ghent University, Past President of the World Association of Procedural Law , was the  Leader of the Discussions .The task of the special conference was to approve a draft of the revised standards of judicial independence . This draft was developed by the conference in discussions led by  prof. storme   based on a draft  prepared  by Prof. Shetreet  for the deliberation of the group of  the experts which took part in the conference .



The third Conference of the International Project on Judicial Independence was held   again in Jerusalem .This International Conference  was devoted to the discussion of  Judicial Independence and the Constitutional Position of the Judiciary . It was held on March 18-20, 2008. In this Conference  the participants reviewed and  approved the revised International Standards proposal that was prepared by the special conference in The Zurich area , in Vadouz. Co Chair of the Conference  were  Professor Shimon Shetreet ,.Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law
University of Cambridge


Co-Chairs of the Krakow Conference are  Professor Fryderyk Zoll, Jagiellonian University, and Professor Shimon Shetreet, Director of Sacher Institute for Comparative Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Program
Arrival 24-25 November


Opening  Session
Chair : Prof. Fryderyk Zoll


 

Opening Remarks
Prof. Fryderyk Zoll
Prof. Shimon Shetreet

Greetings 
Prof. Andreij Zoll, Former President of the   Constitutional Court , Poland
Minister of Justice Poland
Rector of Jagielonian University
Dean of Jagielonian University
 

Main Lectures
The Standards Presentation
Polish perspectives

Panel Discussion

Evening Social Program

Coordination meeting
 

Session One: Comparative Analysis of Judicial independence
 

break
 

Session Two: Models of Responsibility for Administration of Justice
 

Lunch break 
 

Session Three: Temporary Appointments and Judicial Independence
 

break
 

Session Four: Discipline of Judges and Standards of Judicial Conducts

Evening Social program

Officers of the International project on judicial independence  

I General Coordinator, International Project on Judicial Independence

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

II Co Chairs of the international conference on Judicial Independence in International Law  Jerusalem 26-27 June 2007
 

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

Professor James R. Crawford ,   Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

III Officers of The international conference on Judicial Independence for the Drafting of the International Standards of Judicial Independence  Zurich Area Conference  30 November -1st of December 2007
 

Professor Shimon Shetreet , Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
 

Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
 

Professor Marcel Storme , Emeritus Professor  , Ghent University, Past President of the World Association of Procedural Law , Leader of the Discussions
 

HE Markus Buechel ,Chair of the Local Organising Committee

IV  Co Chairs of the international conference on Judicial Independence and the Constitutional Position of the Judiciary  Jerusalem 18-20  2008

Professor Shimon Shetreet , Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
 

Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law
University of Cambridge

V. Co Chairs of the international conference on the Standards of  Judicial Independence , Krakow November   2008

Professor Shimon Shetreet , Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Prof. Dr. Fryderyk Zoll, Faculty of Law ,Jagelonian University ,Krakow

VI. Co Chairs of the international conference on the Challenges of   the Standards of  Judicial Independence , St Gallen , Switzerland August    2009

Professor Shimon Shetreet , Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
 

Professor Bernhard Ehrenzeller , Co Chair of the Conference ,Universität St.Gallen,
 

Professor Daniel Thurer, Co Chair of the Conference ,Universität Zürich

Contact details

Chairs of the Conference:
Professor Shimon Shetreet
General Coordinator, International Project  on  Judicial Independence
Co Chair   the  International Conference on Judicial Independence, Krakow 2008
Director, the Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Comparative Law
Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Greenblatt Professor of International and Public Law
and Director Sacher Institute
Faculty of Law
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt Scopus, Jerusalem 91905
Office:      972-(0)2 5882534, 972-2 5882535
Home:    972-(0)2 5866444
Fax:    972-(0)2 5864503
Cell:    972-(0)544 777185
E-Mail:    mshetree@mscc.huji.ac.il
                 shetreet@gmail.com

Professor Fryderyk Zoll
Co-Chair International Conference on Judicial Independence, Krakow 2008
Faculty of Law, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Office 48.12.4220908
Cell  48.601408061
Fryderyk.zoll@uj.edu.pl

 

 

Conference secretariat:
Ms. Iwona Karwala
Email: okspo@uj.edu.pl
Ms. Osnat Longman
Phone: 054-4946031
Email: osnat_longman@yahoo.com
Ms. Jenia Melkhior
Phone: 050-3229988
Email: jmelkhior@gmail.com
Mr. Alon Peled
Phone: 052-5286323
Email: peledalony@gmail.com
Ms. Revital Bahat
Phone: 02-5882535
Email: revitalb@savion.huji.ac.il