Tuesday 11th September 2012
|09.30 – 12.30||British Association of Comparative Law meeting. More details|
|10.30 – 17.00||Registration desk opens|
|11.00 – 12.30||Simulating Migration Law in Legal Education|
|11.00 – 12.30||Roundtable discussion on Family Law. More details|
|12.30 – 13.45||Light lunch and Publishers' exhibition|
|13.45 – 15.15||Group A1 Subject Sections Meetings|
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3. 31
1B F De Londras (UCD) ‘Constitutionalism Frustrated: The ‘Private' War on Terror'
1C C Murphy (Kings College, London) ‘Comparative Methodology in US, UK and EU Counter Terrorism & Civil Liberties Research'
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Reception Room
1C Irit Mevorach (Nottingham), "Directors trading and forum shopping in the vicinity of insolvency - setting international benchmarks."
Discussion: 14.45 to 15.15
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.32
To Compare or Not to Compare, That is the Question
1 B Ken Oliphant (Vienna)
Teaching the Core Comparatively: The Example of Tort Law
1 C Antonios E. Platsas (Derby)
Comparative Law as the Ideological Core of a Cosmopolitan Law Curriculum
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room OCC
German relative are free, but English relatives are freer
1B Joseph Spooner (UCL) & Michiel De Muynck (Ghent University)
Brining harmonisation home: Bridging the Gap between EU regulatory regimes for unsecured consumer credit and mortgage credit
1C Piotr Tereszkiewicz (University of Heidelberg)
The new design of misrepresentation and non-disclosure rules in consumer insurance contract law in the UK from a continental and European perspective
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 1.5
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.30
‘Family Mediation in Law Schools: A Comparative Vision of Conflict Resolution'
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room G25
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room G8
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 R oom 5.68
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.33
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room L102
1A. Marta Iljadica (King's College London) CANCELLED 'In the ring: law, space and boxing'. 1A Lucy Barnes (Kingston University)
"Figurations from Dystopia: J.G. Ballard and (sub)urban Space." 1B Brigitte Clark (University of East Anglia) 'Relocation and Shared Parenting - new Issues for divorcing parents'
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room L103
1B Frances Burton (London Metropolitan) "Litigation costs again? Is ADR the silver bullet to slay the monster this time?"
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.23
September 11th 13.45 - 15.15 Room G7
|15.15 – 15.45||Afternoon Refreshments and Publishers' exhibition|
|15.45 – 17.15||Group A2 Subject Sections Meetings|
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room 3. 31
'Hate Speech and Extreme Pornography: Beyond the Harm Principle'.
2B A Williams (Durham)
‘Making sense of the public-private divide: a radical return to orthodoxy'
2C T Gyorfi (Aberdeen)
‘The justification of weak constitutional review and the interpretative duty of courts under s 3 of the HRA 1998'
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Reception Room
2C Wai Yee Wan (SMU), "Gatekeeping Responsibilities of Corporate Lawyers for Their Clients' Misstatements and Non-disclosures in Takeovers and Securities Offerings"
Discussion: 16.45 to 17.15
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room 3.32
Judicial review of EU acts post Lisbon: Following the UK paradigm?
2B Bilun Mueller (Trinity, Dublin)
Towards a European General Administrative law 2C Ronagh McQuigg (Queen's University Belfast)
Domestic Violence in Regional Conventions on Violence Against Women: A Comparative Analysis
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room OCC
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room 1.5
A Legal Framework for Virtual Property" and
Kim Barker & Olga Jurasz (Aberystwyth),
Gender, Human Rights and Cybercrime: is the virtual world really that different? 2B Sarosh Khan (Southampton) The need for a new model of governing online defamation in light of the emergence of Social Web Technologies online 2C Tine Munk (Manchester) Risk-Management of Cyber Space 2D Dinusha Mendis (Bournemouth) The Digital Economy Act 2010: imping towards the finish line: will the ‘three-strikes' law be outdated before it can b
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room 3.30
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room G25
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room G8
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 R oom 5.68
Health Law and Policy in the ‘Big Society': Nudges, Ideals, and Ideology 2B Judy Laing,( Bristol) Contrasting Roles: The Mental Health Act Commission and Care Quality Commission's scrutiny of the Mental Health Act and standards of mental health care
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room 3.33
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room L102
2A. Alan Paterson (Strathclyde University)
"Judicial dialogues: The Supreme Court in Action." 2B. Khurshid Iqbal (University of Peshawar)
"Judicial Education as Agent of the Rule of Law: Pakistan' s Experience." 2C. Bukola Faturoti (Robert Gordon University)
"Accessing ADR through the Courts in Nigeria."
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room L103
2B Graham Ferris and Nick Johnson (Nottingham) "The Ethics of Professional Communication" 2C Paula Case (Liverpool) "Models of Professional Discipline in Law and Medicine (Or a Tale of Two Professions)."
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room 3.23
September 11th 15.45 - 17.15 Room G7
|17.30 – 18.30||Birks Book Prize session. More details|
|17.30 – 18.30||Early Career Scholars meeting. More details|
|19.00 – 23.00||Drinks reception and dinner at Bristol Council House|
Wednesday 12th September 2012
|08.00 – 17.00
||Registration and Enquiry Desk Open|
|09.00 - 10.30
||Group A3 Subject Sections Meetings|
September 12th 09.00- 10.30 Room 3. 31
3B E Webster (Strathclyde) ‘The Evolving Interpretation of ‘Treatment' within Article 3 ECHR'
3C Pritam Baruah (UCL) ‘Understanding Human Dignity in Adjudication: The Indeterminacy Challenge'
September 12th 9.00 - 10.30 Reception Room
3B Roman Tomasic and Dr Folarin Akinbami, (Durham & UniSA), "The global financial crisis as a stress test of UK dutie of directors law." 3C Lorraine Talbot (Warwick), "Why Shareholders Shouldn't Vote: A Progressive Critique of Shareholder Empowerment".
Discussion: 1030 to 1100
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room 3.32
Beyond traditional differences - the increasing similarities of the German and British collective labour law systems
3B Gerhard Dannemann (Humboldt, Berlin)
The proposed Common European Sales Law and its interaction with English and German Law 3C Mitja Kova? (Ljubljana)
Cancelation of contracts in English, French and Chinese Law
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room OCC
A wrong turn in history: re-interpreting the exclusionary rule against prior negotiations in contractual interpretation
3B Sean Thomas (Leicester)
Solutions to the Nemo Dat Problem
3C Lorraine Lally
Is a European standard required in defining merchantable quality under the Sale of Goods and Supply of Services legislation?
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room 1.5
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room 3.30
‘Protecting victims of domestic violence - are we getting the balance right?' 3C Ruth Lamont (Liverpool), ‘Domestic Violence Crossing Borders: Developing Policy within the EU'
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room G25
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room G8
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 R oom 5.68
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room 3.33
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room L102
EU Bonus Session
3A. Roderic O'Gorman (Griffith College Dublin)
"Assessing Union citizenship as a genuine form of citizenship: A theoretical model."
3B. Millie Polimac (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)
"New horizons? The horizontal application of fundamental rights in EU law."
3C Peter DeCruz (Liverpool John Moores)
International and Comparative Perspectives on the Law relating to Cohabitation
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room L103
3B Nigel Duncan (City) "Teaching Legal Ethics UK - a new community of good practice." 3C Stuart Toddington (Huddersfield) "Teaching Legal Ethics: The Problem of Autonomy."
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room 3.23
3B Niamh Connolly (Trinity College, Dublin) "Absence of Basis and the Common Law"
September 12th 09.00 - 10.30 Room G7
|10.30 – 11.00||Morning Refreshments and Publishers’ exhibition|
|11.00 – 12.30||Plenary One "Research". More details|
|12.30 – 13.30||Light lunch and Publishers' Exhibition|
|13.30 – 15.00||Group A4 Subject Sections Meetings|
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room 3. 31
4A N Kang-Rioux ( Salford) ‘The role of the Strasbourg Court: taking the Tories seriously'
4B R Glancey ( Northumbria) ‘The work of the Bill of Rights Commission - Commission impossible?'
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Reception Room
Discussion: 1500 to 1530
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room 3.32
The separation of powers and interpretative remedies: Section 3 of the Human Rights Act in comparative perspective 4B Dorota Leczykiewicz (Oxford) Policy-based Reasoning in Private Law in a Comparative Perspective 4C Ville Komulainen (Helsinki)
On the Impurities of 21st Century Comparative Law
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room OCC
The expansion of arbitration's domain: Panacea or poison?
4B M. Mahfuz (Manchester)
Disease in life policy and its cure
4C Zeldine O'Brien (Dublin, Trinity College)
National asset management agency act 2009: Selected legal issues
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room 1.5
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room 3.30
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room G25
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room G8
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 R oom 5.68
Propertisation, Commodification, and Commercialisation: Separating Property and Income Rights in Human Tissue 4B Jane Marriott and Jamie Fletcher ( Surrey)
The race to the middle: Healthcare reform in the United States of America and the United Kingdom
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room 3.33
4C Sarah Singer, (Queen Mary, University of London):
'Exclusion from Refugee Status: asylum seekers and terrorism in the UK'
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room L102
4A. Yue Ang (Birmingham University)
"An Employer's Moral Responsibility: There is more to A Moral Justification than that which is given by the Theory of Enterprise Risk which underpins the Doctrine of Vicarious Liability." 4B. Clifford Fisher (Purdue University)
"Sex, Harassment and the Workplace." 4C. Rahmani (Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz)
"Tortious Liability of Corporate Directors: The law of England and Iran."
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room L103
4B Hannah Quirk (Manchester) "Investigating Miscarriages of Justice in the Twenty-First Century: The Need to Look Ahead." 4C Tom Smith (Plymouth) "Zealous Advocates? Ethical Dilemmas for Criminal Defence Lawyers."
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room 3.23
4B David Salmons (Aston) "The availability of constructive trusts in cases of fraudulently transferred money and mistaken payments"
September 12th 13.30 - 15.00 Room G7
‘The Role of Tax in the Choice of Location of Intellectual Property': 4B: Paul Kenny (Flinders) ‘Small Business Tax and the Mirrlees Review'
|15.00 – 15.30||Afternoon tea and Publishers' Exhibition|
|15.30 – 17.00||Plenary 2 "Globalisation". More details|
|19.00 – 20.00||Drinks reception at At-Bristol Science Centre|
|20.00 – 23.00||Annual Conference Dinner at At-Bristol Science Centre|
Thursday 13th September
|08.00 – 17.00
||Registration and Enquiry Desk Open|
|09.15 – 10.45||SLS Council and Annual General Meeting,|
|09.15 – 10.45||Software demonstrations|
|10.45 – 11.15||Morning coffee and Publishers' Exhibition|
|11.15 – 12.45||Group B1 Subject Section meetings|
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room L103
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Reception Room
1B John McDaniel (Limerick): "The tension between EU and home-grown cross border police cooperation measures in Ireland"
1C Kate Doran (Limerick): "A critical analysis of the recent bail changes in Ireland
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 5.68
The Role of Principle and Policy in UK Environmental Law 1B Chris Willmore (Bristol)
Working on global change across interdisciplinary boundaries 1C Onita Das (UWE)
‘International Protection for Environmental "Refugees"
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room G25
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 3.31
Round table discussion 1B Discussion
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 3.23
'The Place of Domestic Work Within the European Employment Strategy and EU Social Policy'. 1B. Mark Bell, (Leicester)
Red Tape or Rehabilitation? Sickness and the Duty to Make Reasonable Adjustments
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 3.32
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room G8
1B Chris Monaghan: (BPP) Salvaging impeachment - is there any merit in reviving impeachment for the United Kingdom's Constitution?
1C Stephen Skinner (Exeter) 'Fascist by Name, Fascist by Nature? The 1930 Italian Penal Code in Pre- and Post-War Commentaries
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room G7
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 1.5
Privacy - have the limits to the domination of Article 8 over Article 10 been reached? 1B Paul Wragg (Leeds)
The benefits of privacy-invading expression
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room L102
1A. Vincenzo Bavoso (Kingston University)
"The corporate law dilemma and the enlightened sovereign control paradigm. In search of a new legal framework."
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 3.33
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room OCC
1B John Stanton (City): "Parliamentary Sovereignty: is it still a feature of our Constitution?"
1C Chris McCorkindale (Strathclyde): "Re-visiting the Parliament of Scotland as a Model for Democracy"
September 13th 11.15 - 12.45 Room 3.30
1B Matthew Dyson (Cambridge), ‘Lessons and Learning from the Third Restatement'
1C Annette Morris (Cardiff), 'Compensation Culture Revisited: The Road Traffic Accident Exception'.
|12.45 – 13.45||Light lunch and Publishers' Exhibition|
|13.45 – 15.15||Group B2 Subject Sections Meetings|
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room L103
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Reception Room
2B Kevin Crosby (Leicester): "Jury Independence and the General Verdict"
2C Mark Coen (Dublin City University): "Presuming the Jury to be Competent: Misplaced Deference in the Criminal Justice System"
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 5.68
Representatives from the Law Commission to talk about Conservation Covenants and Wildlife Law
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room G25
2C Sara Drake (Cardiff)
"From procedural autonomy to 'soft' codification: the quest for effective remedies in EU competition and consumer law"
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.31
‘No Joke: Implementing a parody exception in the UK - Learning lessons from France, Netherlands, USA and Canada?' 2B James Griffin, (Exeter) "The notion of property in Copyright: A zone of discourse"
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.23
Vulnerable workers and employment disputes: the role of advice agencies.
2B. Ania Zybszweska, (University of Victoria)
Towards a More Holistic Vision of Working Time?
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.32
2B Strevens, C. (Portsmouth) Theme: Pressing problems in the Law and Legal education: the correlation between assessment and student learning; a discussion and comparison of the UK with the US and Australia
2C Sandford-Couch, C. (Northumbria) Towards ‘Law and visual culture': an outline syllabus.
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room G8
2A Judith Rowbotham (SOLON, NTU), Making the Punishment Fit the Crime - Law in Gilbert and Sullivan
2B Lorie Charlesworth (SOLON, LJMU), ‘Christmas Day in the Workhouse'
2C David Hoffman (18 St John's Street), The Pendle Witches as Legal Education
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room G7
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 1.5
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Regulation of ICTs 2B Lawrence McNamara (Reading)
The View from the Bench: Judicial Perspectives on Terrorism Cases and the Media
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room L102
2A. Fiona Marshall (Queen's University of Belfast)
"The WTO's Trade Policy Review Mechanism - An Effective Surveillance Mechanism for Aid for Trade?" 2B. Ann Lyon (Plymouth University) 'A Novel Application of Judicial Review; the case of Sharon Shoesmith'. 2C. Brigitte Clark (University of East Anglia)
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.33
Representatives from the Law Commission to talk about Conservation Covenants and Wildlife Law Elizabeth Cooke and Keith Vincent
" A discussion of two of the Law Commission's current projects on Conservation Covenants and Wildlife Law"
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room OCC
2B Julian Rivers (Bristol) and Cora Chan (Hong Kong): Discussion on "Proportionality and invariable intensity of review". Prof Chang will present a paper and Prof Rivers will respond to it.
September 13th 13.45 - 15.15 Room 3.30
2B Sarah Fulham-McQuillan (Trinity Dublin), Loss of Chance in Medical Negligence:Hypothetically Probable or Possible?
2C A McKenna (Kent), ‘The new mesothelioma battleground - the issue of Breach?'
|15.15 – 15.45||Afternoon tea and Publishers' Exhibition|
|15.45 – 17.30||Plenary Three "Legal Education". More details|
|19.00 – 23.00||Drinks reception and West Country Buffet on board the SS Great Britain|
Friday 14th September
|08.30 – 12.00||Registration and Enquiry Desk Open|
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room L103
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Reception Room
3B Claire McCann (Northumbria): "Criminalising Women's Bodies: Abortion Law in Ireland"
3C Heather Keating & Jo Bridgeman (Sussex): "Compassionate killing: a partial defence to murder?"
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 5.68
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room G25
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 3.31
‘What do we know about trademark external costs?' 3B Jasem Tarawneh, (Manchester) “Parallel Importation and the Modern Functions of Trade Marks: The Interflora Effect” 3C Marta Díaz (Queen Mary, University of London.) ‘Functionality and Gene Patents in Europe.'
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 3.23
Labour Law and the Rise of the Consumer - From the ‘Binary Divide' to the ‘New False Quadrilemma'.
3B. Virginia Mantouvalou, (UCL)
The Right to Work.
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 3.32
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room G8
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room G7
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 1.5
Should journalists have privilege? 3B Karen McCullagh (UEA)
A spotlight on the ‘dark arts' of investigative journalists 3C Daithí Mac Síthigh (UEA) Broadcast bulletins: studying Ofcom decisions
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room L102
Session 3 September 14th 09.30 - 11.00
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 3.33
"Trusteeship versus stewardship of museum collections: acting for the long term public benefit 3B Antonia Layard (Birmingham): "What is Public Property?"
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room OCC
3B Mark Ryan (Coventry): "The Joint Committee on the draft of House of Lords Bill"
3C Yseult Marique (Essex): "Reforms in English Public Private Partnerships. An institutional investigation"
September 14th 09.30 - 11.00 Room 3.30
3C Phillip Morgan (York) ‘Law and the Big Society - time to relook at Charitable Immunity in Tort?'
|11.00 – 11.30||Morning coffee and Publishers' Exhibition|
|11.30 – 13.00||Group B4 Subject Sections Meetings|
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room L103
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Reception Room
4B Jamie Grace (Derby): "Reforming the legal framework for ‘criminality information sharing' in England and Wales"
4C Joanne Clough & Adam Jackson, (Northumbria): "The game is up: Proposals on incorporating effective case management into criminal investigations"
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 5.68
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room G25
4C Steven Truxal and Siri Harris
"Reduced fines in the airfreight case: a regulatory environment that encourages or imposes cartelistic behaviour?"
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 3.31
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 3.23
The family friendly reform of employment law: an overstretched flexibility.
4B. Calogero Massimo Cammalleri, (University of Palermo)
Flexicurity as a measuring leakage protection of workers: between "social pollution" and "total security".
4C. Supriyo Routh, (WB National University of Juridical Sciences, India)
Labour Law for Informal Economic Activities: Proposal for a Labour Law Framework in Indian Context
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 3.32
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room G8
Colonialism, Justice and the Rule of Law 4B Simon Lavis (Nottingham)
'Representing the Nazi Past in Recent Legal Scholarship' 4C Onder Bakircioglu (Belfast) A Contextual Approach to Warfare within the Islamic Tradition
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room G7
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 1.5
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room L102
Session 4 September 14th 11.30 - 13.00
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 3.33
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room OCC
4B Veronika Fikfak (Sciences Po, Paris): "The end of the boundary between domestic and international law? The impact of domestic courts' use of international law"
September 14th 11.30 - 13.00 Room 3.30
|13.00 – 14.00||Light lunch|
|14.00 – 15.30||Roundtable Discussion on Public Law teaching. More details|
|14.00 – 15.30||Roundtable on Tort Law Teaching. More details|
|14.00 – 15.30||Roundtable meeting on Study Abroad Placements. More details|