The International Conference on Judicial Independence, Vienna, Austria 2011

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Hebrew University of Jerusalem            University of Cambridge

                                        The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute                         Center of Public Law

                                        for Legislative Research and Comparative Law

 

Tentative Program
International Project of Judicial Independence

Culture of Judicial Independence:
Judicial Independence – Essential Element for Economic Order
University of Vienna, 19-21 May, 2011

Thursday, 19th May, 2011:
 

Session I – Opening Session and
Launching of the volume: Culture of Judicial Independence, Shetreet and Forsyth eds.

 

Chair – Prof. Dr. Walter Rechberger, University of Vienna.
 

Dean of Faculty of law, University of Vienna
 

Prof. Christopher Forsyth, University of Cambridge
 

Prof. Shimon Shetreet, Hebrew University of Jeursalem
 

Prof. Wang Guiguo, Dean ,Faculty of Law , Hong Kong   City  University  (tentative)
 

Keynote Speaker – International Scholar: Prof. Sir Louis Blom-Cooper Q.C., Oxford University – Reflections on the House of Lords and the UK Supreme Court.
 

Keynote Speaker – Prof. Georg Kodek, Judge of the Austrian Supreme Court.


Friday, 20th May, 2011
Venue: Senatssitzungssaal (Vienna University Main Building, Vienna I, Dr. Karl Lueger Ring 1)

9:00-11:00:
 

Session II – Transition and Current Issues

Chair – Prof. Christopher Forsyth, University of Cambridge
1. Prof. Anton Cooray, University of Hong Kong
2. Prof. Maura Hametz, Old Dominion University -A Widow’s Dilemma: Facing Fascist Administrative Justices in Mussolini’s Italy
3. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani
4. Prof. Bertie Bass -Personal misconduct of a judge
5. Prof. Avrom Sherr, Director .Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London- Judicial independence in the post financial crisis era

11:30 – 13:30:
 

Session III – Mt. Scopus Revisions

Chair – Prof. Shimon Shetreet, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1. Prof. Jonathan Entin – Administrative Judges
2. Prof. Roberto Toniatti, University of Trento -Suparnational Judges
3. Dato' Dr. Cyrus Das, HELP University College, Malaysia -Judicial Independence in Developing Democracies
     3a. . Prof. HP Lee, Monash University.
4. Prof. Shimon Shetreet, Hebrew University of Jerusalem-Supranational Judges

Lunch

14.30 – 16.30:
Session IV – Judgments, Advisory opinions, Practice Statements and Judicial General Guidance Decisions

Chair – Prof. Marcel Storme, Institute of Procedural and European Law.
1. Prof. Maimon Schwarzschild, University of San Diego -How We Judge The Judges
2. Mr. Paul Morris QC, York ,UK-Practice directions
3. Prof. Dr. hab. Fryderyk Zoll, University of Cracow.
4. Dr Amnon Reichman ,Haifa University
5. Adv Eli Bentovim ,Jerusalem


Saturday, 21st May, 2011


Venue: Senatssitzungssaal (Vienna University Main Building, Vienna I, Dr. Karl Lueger Ring 1)

9:30 – 11:30:
 

Session V – Judicial Independence: Essential Element for Economic Order

Chair – Prof. Neil Andrews  , University of Cambridge
1. Adv. H.E. Markus Buechel, Senior Advocate , Lichtenstein – International arbitration
2. Adv. Andrea Danuser, Zurich
3. Professor Neil Andrews , University of Cambridge,  -Commercial Arbitration Is No Unruly Horse: Standards Of Fairness And External Review

Remarks
Prof Paul Oberhammer , University of Vienna 

 

Lunch

15:30 Post-conference trip

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