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Anres Andersson, Judge, Svea Court of Appeal,. Sweden; graduate of the Faculty: of Law, University of Lund, Sweden; formerly, Judge of the Stockholm City Court.


Geoffrey David Andrew, attorney, Johannesburg, South Africa; I3.A. University of Cape-Town; Dip. .JUris, University of the Orange Free State.
EIso Agñcoia. Barbi, Professor of Law and practising lawyer in Brazil; graduate. of Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Marc-Andr& Bgdaxd,.Minister of Justice* of Qttbec,. Canada. .

Mauro Cappelletti, Professor of Law,. Stanford University, California,. and Professor of Law, University of Florence, European Institute; studied at the University of Florence . and Freiburg In Breisgau;~ has been visiting Professor at various universities, including Harvard University, University . of California at Berkeley,. and Paris 1; member and officer of numerous academic organizations honorary degrees: Universities of Aix/Marseilles and Gent; author and editor of several books; numerous articles in, legal journals; served as General. Rapportèur in many, international legal conferences. 

'ivid B. Casson,. Dean and Professorr, University. of Buckingham School of Law, formerly Head Of the Law Section, University of Surry,. Guilford, Surrey, England.

Jules Desehenes, Justice of the Superior Court of the Province of.Qubec, formerly the Chief Justice: of the same court,. 1973-1983; legal studies:. University of Móntral, M.C.L., F.RS;C. held high judicial offices in Québec, including Justiee of the Court of Appeal of Quebec, (March 1972 - August 1973); Knight of the Order of: Malta; honorary doctoral degree: Concordia tJni.versity member, United Nations Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination, and Protection of: Minorities;. General Coordinator, the First World Conference on the Independence of Justice; Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee, the, World Organization on the independence . of. Justice; author of a number of books,. including Les Plateaux de la Balance - The Sword and the . Sc1e6 (1979); Ainsi Parlrent les Tribunaux .. Conflits Limgistiques au Canada (1981); Mattres . Chez Eux - Masters in Their Own House (with -Carl Baar, 1981),. Justice et Póuvoir - A Passion for Justice (1984).; numerous. publieations in legal and lay journals; numerous papers in academic and professional conferences..

Hans W Fasehing, Professor of Procedural Law, . University of Vienna, Austria;. a graduate of University of Graz, Doctor of. Laws, 1950; Chairman of the Commission of. Civil PrOcedure of the-Federal Ministry of Justice of Austria.

M..: Ganado, Professor. of Law, and attorney, Valetta, Malta;.B.A., Ph.D. (Lond.),


Peter Gilies, University Professor of civil law, procedural -law find comparative law, and: Co-Director of the Institute of Comparative Law, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt. Studied law and economics, 1958 -1962; doctoral degree, 1965; Professor of civil law and procedural law at Goethe University, Frankfurt,.: 1972-1975; Professor of:civil law and procedural law, University of Hannover, 1975 -1979; since 1979 at Goethe University in Frankfurt. 

Walther J. Uabscheid, Professor of Law, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Doctor
of . Laws, University of Bonn; formerly Rector, Dean and Professor of Law, University. of Wuerzburg, West. Germany; Professor of Law, University. of Geneva, Switzerland, honorary doctoral degree, University of Caen, France; Chairman, VIIth International Congress of Procedural Law, Wuerzburg, 1983 Author of several books and numerous publications in legal journals..


Raakon I. Haraidson, Attorney-at-Law, Oslo, Norway; graduate of the Faculty of Law,. University of. Oslo; formerly,. deputy judge at the County and t City Court of . Liliehm mèr . . .. . . . . .

David K. Hease, Judge, Family Court of Australia,. Adelaide, South Australia;. Chairman, International Bar Association Committee on the Administration. of Jtistic.e, . 1980. 1984; General Coordinator, IBA Project on Minimum Standards of Judicial Independence, since 1981. . .

Joseph M. N Kukooza, Advocate, Kampala, Uganda.

Leonard James King, Chief Justice of South Australia since 1978; served in R.A.AF., 1943 . 1946, in Australia and New Guinea; Bachelor of Laws, University of Adelaide, 1950; admitted to the bar, 1950; Queen's Counsel,. 1967; -elected to House of' Assembly, 1970 served, as Attorney-General, Minister of Community Welfare; and, later, Minister of Prices and Consumer Affairs-, Judge of Supreme Court .o South. Australia, 1975.

Michael a; Kirby, : President, Court of Appeal, New South. Wales, Mistrália; formerly, Chairman, Law Reform Commission of Australia; Justice, Supreme Court of New South Wales. Author of books and articles in legal publications. .

K. D. Keremeus, Professor, Athens University Law Sehool. since 1982; LL.B.,. University of Thessaloniki, 1960; Ph.D., Free University of Berlin, 1962; Professor of: Civil Procedure at:the University of Thessaloniki Law Schoo1 1.970 - 1982; Dean of the.. Univethity Of Théssaloniki Law SclxOl, 1979 -. 1980; Visiting. Professor of Law, Free University of Berlin, Hamburg I, Louisiana State University,Baton Rouge, Thrace University in Kornotini Greece, Ohio State. University, :Columbus,. and Tulane . University, New Orleans; member of the Special Supreme Court (Constitutional Court) in Athens. 

F. Grivart. de Kerstrat, member, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Aix/Marseilles. Eñoeh I). Kom, Solicitor of the Superior Court of Judicature and Notary Public, Accra, Ghana; LL.B. (Land.), Barrister at Law, Gray's Inn.

lobuo Kumarnüto, Professor of administrative law at Hokkaigakuen Uhiversity since 1974; LL.B.,.LL.M., LL.D.., Hokkaido University. and LL.M.., University of California' • at Berkeley; Fub right Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan Law School, 1968 - 1970;: Visiting Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 19819 and Tulane • Law School, 1982. Author and editor of books and articles.

Irma Minilcki Lager (Kepila), Acting Professor of Law, University of. Helsinki since 1974;. Bachelor of Laws, 1954; Licentiate Examination of Laws, 1958; Assistant Judge, 1959;:Juris. Doctor,. 1972; referendary in the Supreme Administrative Court, 1959 - 1966.

Baron Lane, (Life Peer), of. St. Ippollttts; Geoffrey Dawson Lane; Lord Chief Justice of England since l980; PC, 1974; Knight, 1966; AFC, 1943.. Education: Trinity, College, Cambridge, (Hon. Veliow, 1981); served in RAE, .1939 - 1945; called to Bar, Gray's. inn, 1946; Beneher, 1.966; 'Queen's C.ounse1. 1962; Deputy Chairman, Bedford Qtarter Session, 1960 -1966; Rcorder of.Bedfor.d, 1963- :1966;.Ju'dge. of, the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, 1966 - 197.4; Lord Justice of Appeal, 1974.. - 1979; Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 1979 - 1980. .

Mark MacGuigan, Judge of the' Federal. Court, Appeal Division; formerly, Federal Minister of Justice, Canada.

Robert. B. McKay President, Bar Association of New York City; Professor of Law, New York University; B.S.,. .1940, University of Kansas; J.D.., 1947; Yale University; Dean of New York University, School of. Law, 1969-1975;. Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration at New YOrk University Law School; Visiting Professor of . Law at a number of universities, including University of California at Berkeley,. University of Kansas, University of Texas, University of California at Hastings;. honorary, degrees: LL.D., 1973, Emory University; D.H.L., 1973, Mount Saint. Mary College; LLD., 1975, Seton Hall; . numerous public and, professional positions. Author of a Inurnber of books and numerous articles in legal journals. Numerous papers in academic and professional conferences.


M. A. Mutaleb, Advocate, Supreme Court Bar of Bangladash and Mymensingh District Bar;. n since, 1.965; regular contributor to legal journals, in his regn, past Vice President of the National Bar Association of Bangladesh and past  member.-of the Bangladesh Bar: Council; Director, of the Asian Legal Research Institute. . . . .
Fall S. Nariman, Senior. Advocate, Supreme. Court of. India, New Delhi; B.A. (Hon.) St. Xavier's College, Bombay; . LL.B., Government Law College, Bombay;. Vice President,::LAWASIA, the Law. Association for Asia and Western Pacific; Chairman, •LAW.ASIA Human Rights. Committee. . • . •


James IL Parkison, Court Administrator, State -of New Jersey, U.S.A.; formerly, Msàciate Director,-.. Institute of Judicial Administration at New York University, School -La*; member, Ad Hoc committee of the World Organization on the Indepedence of Justice;. Special Rapporteur on Juries,. First World Conference on the Independence of Justice. 

Antonio Beltran Pelayo, Government Secretary Granada, Spain B.A. and Doctorate in Law, Granada University, Spain; author of several legal publications. 

Alexandre M. Pessoa Vaz, Professor of Law, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Lows Edmond Pettiti, Lawyer, Paris, and Judge, European Court of Human Rights, President, Le Mouvement International des Juristes Catholiques. 


Alessandro Pizzorusso, Director of the Comparative Law institute, Florence University since 1983; magistrate, 1958 1972; Professor of Constitutional Law, Pisa University, 1972 -.1983.

Anand Piakash, Senior Advocate of the High .Court and Supreme Court of India since 1973; M.A.,. LL.B., Delhi. UnIversity; B. Sc- (Econ.) and Ph.D. (Econ.), London School of Economics, London University.; Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn, London.

Simone Razes, President, Cour de. Cassation,. France;. formerly, Judge, Court of Justice of the European Communities.

Peter Sehiosser, Professor of Law, University of Munich, West Germany.

I. R. Scott Barber Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bwmmgham; LL. B." (Meib.), Ph.D (Lthld.); Chairman, Committee of Management, Institute of Judicial Administration, University of Birmingham, Executive Director, Victoria Law Foundation, 1.982 - 1983.

Shimon Shetreet, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University. of Jerusalem; LLB., LL.M.,. Hebrew University; M..C.L., D.C.L, University. of Chicago; Visiting Professor of Law at .a number of universities; including New York University, University of Manitoba,. Canada, Wuerzburg University (West Germany), University of San Diego, and New York. Law Shool; clerk to Mr. Justice Witkon of the Supreme Court of Israel; . Member of Chief Justice Landau Commission on the Israeli Court System, 1980; General Rappórteür, International Bar Association Project on Minimum Standards. of JudicialIndependence, since 1981; Special Rapporteur (on national judges), First World Conference on the Independence of Justice, 1983; General Rapporteur, XIIth Congress of-.Comparative Law, (on transnat.ionai protection of: human rights), to be held in 1986.; author and editor of a number of books,. including "Judges on Trial". '(1976),. and numerous articles: in legal journals; delivered many. papers at international conferences and before academic audiences

Manfred Simon, retired Presiding Judge, Court of Appeal, Paris, LL D, Bologna, LL.D.,. Paris. 


L. M. Singhvi, Snfor Advocate Supreme court of. India; J.S.D.; Special Rapporteur, United. Nations Study on the Independence and Impartiality of Judges,. Lawyers, Juror and Assessors. .

Sir Ninian Stephen, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia since .1982,; 1 A.K., G.C.M.G., GC.V.O.,. K.B.C,. KSt.J.; Justice of the. High Court of Australia, 1972 - 1982; LL.B.; education: Editiburgh Academy, St. Paurs :Scho4 Chilton College, Switzerland, Scotch College, Melbourne, and Melbourne University; . Honorary. Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn.; held numerous legal and' public positions.

Marcel.:Storme, Dean Faculty. of Law, .Univéity of Gent, Belgium; General Secretary, International. Association of Procedural Law. 

Yasuhel Taniguchi, Professor of Law, .Kyoto University; LLB., Kyoto University; LL.M., University of California at, Berkeley; J.S.D, Cornell University. .

NikiTobi, Reader in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria; LL.B., 1L M, University of Lagos, member, Nigerian Bar; formerly, Dean of Faculty of Law, and Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Maiduguri.

B. J. Van. Heyst, Advocate, .Utreeht, The Netherlands; General Secretary, Dutch. Association of Procedural Law. •' 

Eurique Vescovi, Professor of Law and attorney, Montevideo, Uruguay, Doctor. of Law,. Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University of Montevideo, Uruguay;. General Rapporteur,'. With International Congress of Procedural. Law, Wuerzburg, 1983, on Judicial Independence.


Manfred' Wolf, Professor of Civil . Law and Law of Procedure, 'Johann. Wolfgang'
Goethe University, Frankfurt,: 'since I 9.7; Judge of. the 'Appellate court, Frankfurt,. ' " . '•
since 1977; Visiting Professor at the University of Kobe, Japan, 1978.


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