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Conference on Transnational Judicial Dialogue: Concept, Method, Extent, Effects.

The ERC project ‘MultiRights’, the ECRP project ‘International Law through the National Prism: the Impact of Judicial Dialogue’ and the Norwegian Centre of Excellence ‘PluriCourts’ host a conference ‘Transnational Judicial Dialogue: Concept, Method, Extent and Effects’ .

 

 

 

In addition to the presentation of selected academic papers, roundtable discussions with national and European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) judges will be held covering the actual practice of several domestic courts and the ECtHR. This conference also marks the third year of the MultiRights project’s activities.

Please contact Leiry Cornejo Chavez if you wish to attend the conference and for more information. The number of participants is limited and places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

The conference programme can be found here (PDF)

 

Transnational Judicial Dialogue: Concept, Method, Extent, Effects

Oslo, 21-22 June 2013

Håndverkeren Conference Centre

 

Day 1: 21 June 2013

Welcome and Introduction to the Concept of Judicial Dialogue

09:00-09:20    

Welcome
Geir Ulfstein, Professor of Public International Law, University of Oslo
André Nollkaemper, Professor of Public International Law, University of Amsterdam
Andreas Føllesdal, Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Oslo
 

09:20-09:35    

Introduction to the Concept of Judicial Dialogue
Elaine Mak, Associate Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Rotterdam

09:35-09:50    

“Judicial Interaction rather than Judicial Dialogue?”
Luca Pasquet, PhD Candidate, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

09:50-10:20    

General Discussion

 

Dialogue Session I: Judicial Dialogue of National Courts

Chair: Amrei Müller

 

10:20-10:35     

“Eastern European Judiciary and Transnational Judicial Dialogue”
Anna Wyrozumska, Professor of Public International Law and European Institutional Law, Łódź University

10:35-10:45     

Comments by Helmut Aust, Research Fellow, Law Faculty, Humboldt University of Berlin

10:45-11:00

“Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: Constitutional Courts and the Use of Foreign Jurisprudence in South America”
Michael Freitas Mohallem, PhD Candidate, University College London

11:00-11:10     

Comments by Armin von Bogdandy, Professor, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

11:10-11:25       Coffee/tea break

11:25-11:40     

“Engaging with Foreign Law: An Empirical Appraisal of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Instances of Transnational Judicial Communication on Human Rights (1982-2012)”
Gianluca Gentili, PhD Graduate, University of Siena and Elaine Mak, Associate Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Rotterdam.

11:40-11:50     

Comments by Erik Voeten, Professor of Geopolitics and Global Justice, Georgetown University

11:50-12:30     

General discussion

12:30-13:30        Lunch

 

Session I continued: Judicial Dialogue of National Courts

Chair: Matthew Saul

13:30-13:45     

“Ideological Barriers to Transnational Judicial Dialogue”
Azizat Amoloye-Adebayo, PhD, Lecturer at the Department of Islamic Law, University of Ilorin

13:45-13:55     

Comments by Hélène Ruiz Fabri, Professor of International Law, University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne

13:55-14:05     

“Complementary Protection and the International Outlook of Domestic Courts”
Naomi Hart, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge

14:05-14:15     

Comments by Mattias Kumm, Research Professor, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung

14:15-14:45     

General discussion

14:45-15:00        Coffee/tea break

 

Panel with Three National Judges

Process, method, extent, effects and aims of the respective courts’ engagement in judicial dialogue

Chair: André Nollkaemper

15:00-16:30     

Members of the Panel:
Lord Carnwath, Judge, UK Supreme Court
Andreas Paulus, Judge, Bundesverfassungsgericht, Germany and Professor for International Law, University of Göttingen
Raffaele Sabato, Judge, Court of Cassation, Italy

16:30-17:00     

General discussion

17:00-17:30     

Wrap-up of the Day 

Geir Ulfstein, Professor of Public International law, University of Oslo

 

 

 

Day 2: 22 June 2013  

Session II: The Aims and Purpose of Judicial Dialogue 

Chair: Andreas Føllesdal

09:00-09:15     

“Judicial Dialogue as a Cosmopolitan Project”
Knut Traisbach, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Venice

09:15-09:25     

Comments by Claudio Corradetti, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Political Philosophy, University of Oslo

09:25-09:40     

“From Judicial Dialogue to Cosmopolitan Norms”
Clara Marsan Raventós, Public Law Lecturer, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

09:40-09:50     

Comments by Lynn Dobson, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Edinburgh

09:50-10:20     

General discussion

10:20-10:35        Coffee/tea break

 

Session III: Judicial Dialogue of the European Court of Human Rights 

Chair: Geir Ulfstein

10:35-10:50     

“The European Court of Human Rights and Judicial Dialogue: References to Foreign Law and the Quest for Justification"
Carla Zoethout, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Amsterdam

10:50-11:00  

Comments by Marlene Wind, Professor of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

11:00-11:15     

“Encouraging Judicial Dialogue: An Analysis of Human Rights NGOs’ Briefs to the European Court of Human Rights”
Laura Van den Eynde, Doctoral Researcher of the National Fund for Scientific Research at the Centre for Public Law of the Free University of Brussels

11:15-11:25     

Comments by Yonatan Lupu, Assistant Professor of Political Science, George Washington University  

11:25-11:40     

“The Construction of Rights of Same-Sex Families in Europe through Vertical and Horizontal Dialogue: The Role of Supranational Courts, National Judges and Legislators”
Daniele Gallo, Assistant Professor in EU Law, LUISS-Guido Carli University, Rome and Matteo Winkler, Contract Professor of International Law, Bocconi University, Milan

11:40-11:50     

Comments by Laurence Helfer, Harry R. Chadwick Sr. Professor of Law, Duke Law School

11:50-12:15     

General discussion                                         

12:15-13:15        Lunch

 

Panel with Three ECtHR Judges

Process, method, extent, effects and aims of the ECtHR’s engagement in judicial dialogue

Chair: Hege Elisabeth Kjos

13:15-14:45     

Members of the Panel:
Luis López Guerra, Judge at the ECtHR
Erik Møse, Judge at the ECtHR
Angelika Nußberger, Judge at the ECtHR and Professor for Public International Public Law, Constitutional Law and Comparative Law, University of Cologne

14:45-15:15     

General discussion

15:15-15:30        Coffee/tea break

15:30-16:00     

Rapporteur
Beth Simmons, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University

16:00-16:30   

Summary and Outlook
Andreas Føllesdal, Andre Nollkaemper, Geir Ulfstein

 

Organizer

MultiRights, ECRP project ‘International Law through the National Prism: the Impact of Judicial Dialogue’ and Norwegian Centre of Excellence ‘PluriCourts’
Published Apr 16, 2013 11:06 AM - Last modified Jul 8, 2013 02:07 PM