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Programme

Session 1: September 5th 13.45 - 15.15 Howard Theatre

Session on the practical politics of a harmonised
 European law
1A Monica Claes (Maastricht):
     'Judicial networks    (formal and informal)'.
 1B  Mathias Siems (Durham),
       'Cross-Citations between Supreme Courts in Europe.  Should courts consider cases from other jurisdictions?'
 1C Elaine Mak (Researcher, Rotterdam)
      'Reference to foreign law in the highest courts of Britain, the Netherlands, France, Canada and the US: the variables of convergence of judicial practices'

Session 2: September 5th 15.45 - 17.15 Howard Theatre

2A  Mitja Kovac (Ljubljana),
       'Unforeseen Contingencies in English and French Law - A Comparative Contract Law and Economics Perspective'.
2B  Dorota Leczykiewicz (Oxford),
       'Facts in English and French Judicial Reasoning in Tort'.
2C  Jane Ball (Sheffield),
       'The many faces of solidarity in French law: A European principle for property-related special contracts'.

Session 3 September 6th 09.00 - 10.30 Howard Theatre

3A Yseult Marique (Essex),
      'Local government and public-private cooperation: Politics of French and English reforms compared'.
3B Gianluca Gentili (Siena), 
      'A "Worldwide Rights' Culture:" An Empirical Study of the Use of Foreign Case Law by the Supreme Court of Canada'.
3C Jane Henderson (Kings),
      'Law in RGianluca Gentili (Siena), ussian Politics, Politics in Russian Law'.

Session 4 September 6th 13.30 - 15.00 Howard Theatre

4A  Eric Descheemaeker (Edinburgh),
       'Rethinking emotional wellbeing in the law of wrongs'
4B   Matthew Dyson (Cambridge),
       'Ripples in the Common Law: the propagation of an illegality defence in tort'.
4C   Elena Urso (Florence),
        'Italian Tort Law and European Trends: A comparative overview'.

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Available Papers and Abstracts

Unforeseen Contingencies in English and French Law – A Comparative Contract Law and Economics Perspective by Mitja Kova?.
Are You Networked Yet? Constitutional Conversations In European Judicial Networks by Monica Claes and Maartje de Visser.
Rethinking Emotional Wellbeing in the Law of Wrongs by Eric Descheemaeker.
The many faces of solidarity in French law A European principle for property-related special contracts by Jane Ball.