; Professor James Crawford - DOC
Documents
Resources
Learning Center
Upload
Plans & pricing Sign in
Sign Out
Your Federal Quarterly Tax Payments are due April 15th Get Help Now >>

Professor James Crawford - DOC

VIEWS: 11 PAGES: 7

  • pg 1
									                      The International Project on
                        Judicial Independence

                          International Conference on
               International Standards of Judicial Independence :
             Comparative Analysis and Challenges of Implementation
                              Cracow, 25th-26th of November 2008
                           Museum Collegium Maius, Jagiellońska 15 St.
                                      Bobrzyński’s Room

                           Organized by Jagiellonian University in Cracow
                                                   and
                                   Hebrew University of Jerusalem
                                       University of Cambridge


                                       With the Support of
                                The Ministry of Justice of Poland
                                               and
                     Sacher Trust Funds, Mizock Chair, Jacobson Foundation

                                       Draft Program



25 November 2008
15.00 – 17.00 Opening Session
Chair: Dr hab. Fryderyk Zoll, Prof. of the Jagiellonian University, Center for the Study of Foreign
Law at the Jagiellonian University

Opening Remarks
Prof. Fryderyk Zoll, Co Chair of the Conference
Prof. Shimon Shetreet, Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law, Co Chair of the
Conference

Welcome Speeches
Prof. dr hab. Karol Musioł, Rector of the Jagiellonian University
Prof. dr hab. Krystyna Chojnicka, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Administration of
Jagiellonian University
Dr. Michael Karayanni , Director Michael and Harry Sacher Institute of Comparative Law and
Legislative Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dr. Anat Scolnicow, Deputy Director, Center of Public Law, University of Cambridge, UK
Lectures

Introduction: Prof. Shimon Shetreet, General Coordinator International Project on Judicial
              Independence

Prof. Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
Lecture in Honour of Adv. Daniel Jacobson: The Relationship between Constitutional Courts and
Supreme Courts

Introduction: Dr Marlena Pecyna, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee, Center for the Study of
Foreign Law at the JU

Dr hab. Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski, prof. of the University in Rzeszów, Chair of the Criminal Law of the JU,
Minister of Justice of Poland
Judiciary Independence in Poland

17.00-17.30 – coffee break

17.30-19.00 Second Session: Implementations of the International standards of Judicial
Independence

Chair: Prof. Peter Gilles, Institut fur Rechtsvergleichung Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat,
Frankfurt

Lectures

Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Zoll, Former President of the Polish Constitutional Court, Chair of the Criminal
Law of the Jagiellonian University
Independence of the Judiciary as a Civil Right of Citizens

Professor Shimon Shetreet
The International Standards of Judicial Independence: The Normative Cycle of National and
International Law on Judicial Independence

Comments

Prof. Marcel Storme, Professor Emeritus Ghent University, Former President of International
Association of Procedural Law
Prof. Chandra R. De Silva, Dean, College of Arts and Letters at Old Dominion University

19.00- Evening Cultural Program, Welcome Reception, Museum of Collegium Maius of the JU

Coordination meeting
26 November 2008

9.00-10.30 Third Session
Comparative Analysis of Judicial independence with a Focus on Method and Length of Judicial
Appointments in National and International Courts

Chair : Dr. Anat Scolnicow, Deputy Director, Centre of Public Law, University of Cambridge ,UK

Lecture

Prof. dr hab. Marek Safjan, Former President of the Polish Constitutional Court, Warsaw University
Independence of judges and politics
Other lectures

Prof. Roberto Toniatti, Law Faculty, University of Trento
Prof. Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law Yale Law School* -written paper
Prof. dr. h.c. Walter H. Rechberger, Department of Civil Procedure Law, Vienna University

10.30- 11.00 coffee break

11.00-12.30 Fourth Session
Models of Responsibility for Administration of Justice

Chair: Prof. Marcel Storme, Prof. Emeritus Ghent University, Netherlands

Lectures

Prof. Neil H. Andrews, University of Cambridge Clare College, UK
Prof. Hiram Chodosh, Dean S.J. College of Law, The University of Utah By Video
Prof. William J. Wagner, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law Washington,
D.C. US

Comments

Adv. Gian Andrea Danuser , Zurich
Adv. Daniel Jacobson, Tel Aviv

12.30- 14.00 - lunch break

14.00-15.30 Fifth Session
Discipline of Judges and Standards of Judicial Conduct

Chair: H.E. Advocate Markus Buechel, Senior Lawyer, Liechtenstein

Lectures

Mr. Keith Uff, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK
Prof. Yitzhak Hadari, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University
Paul Morris York ,UK

16.00 – 19.30 - Cultural and Social Program in Krakow
19.30 – Closing Dinner
International conference in Krakow
In continuation to the series of conferences held as part of the International Project on Judicial Independence,
the last one held in Jerusalem in March 2008, the Project is pleased to announce the next conference in
Krakow hosted by the Jagiellonian University . The Krakow Conference will deal with the first stage of
implementation of the Mt Scopus Approved International Standards of Judicial Independence, as formulated
in the previous Conferences.

International Project on Judicial Independence –Background and History

In discussions between colleagues from the University of Cambridge and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
it was decided to launch an International project on Judicial Independence. The project received the support of
the Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Comparative Law and the special research reinforcement program
of the Sacher Institute funded by the Jeremy and John Sacher Charitable Trust, the Audrey Sacher Charitable
Trust. It was also supported by the Daniel Jacobson Foundation and the Phillip P. Mizock and Estelle Mizock
Chair
The International Project on Judicial Independence organised the First Jerusalem Conference in June
2007 focussing on Judicial Independence in International Law. This conference was co chaired by
Professor Shimon Shetreet of the Hebrew University and Prof. James Crawford of the University of
Cambridge.

The International Project on Judicial Independence conducted a special conference in November 30 th-
December 2nd in the Zurich Area in Vadouz .The special conference was hosted by a local organising
committee chaired by HE Advocate Markus Buechel . Co Chairs of the Conference were:
Professor Shimon Shetreet, Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor of
Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Professor Christopher F Forsyth,
Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
.Professor Marcel Storme , Emeritus Professor , Ghent University, Past President of the World
Association of Procedural Law , was the Leader of the Discussions .The task of the special conference
was to approve a draft of the revised standards of judicial independence . This draft was developed by
the conference in discussions led by Professor Storme based on a draft prepared by Prof. Shetreet for
the deliberation of the group of the experts which took part in the conference.

The third Conference of the International Project on Judicial Independence was held again in
Jerusalem .This International Conference was devoted to the discussion of Judicial Independence and
the Constitutional Position of the Judiciary. It was held on March 18-20, 2008. In this Conference the
participants reviewed and approved the revised International Standards proposal that was prepared by
the special conference in The Zurich area, in Vadouz. Co Chair of the Conference were Professor
Shimon Shetreet, .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law, and Greenblatt Professor of Public and
International Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of
the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty of Law
University of Cambridge


Co-Chairs of the Krakow Conference are Professor Fryderyk Zoll, Jagiellonian University, and
Professor Shimon Shetreet, Director of Sacher Institute for Comparative Law at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem.


Officers of the International project on judicial independence

I General Coordinator, International Project on Judicial Independence

Professor Shimon Shetreet, Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor
of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
II Co Chairs of the international conference on Judicial Independence in International Law
Jerusalem 25-26 June 2007
Professor Shimon Shetreet , Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative Law , and Greenblatt Professor
of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Professor James R. Crawford , Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

 III Officers of The international conference on Judicial Independence for the Drafting of the
International Standards of Judicial Independence Zurich Area Conference 30 November -1st of
December 2007
Professor Shimon Shetreet, Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative
Law, and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty
of Law, University of Cambridge
Professor Marcel Storme, Emeritus Professor, Ghent University, Past President of the World
Association of Procedural Law, Leader of the Discussions
HE Markus Buechel, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee

IV Co Chairs of the international conference on Judicial Independence and the Constitutional
Position of the Judiciary Jerusalem 18-20 2008

Professor Shimon Shetreet, Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative
Law , and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Professor Christopher F Forsyth, Co Chair of the Conference Director Centre of Public Law, Faculty
of Law
University of Cambridge

V. Co Chairs of the international conference on the Standards of Judicial Independence, Krakow
November 2008
Professor Shimon Shetreet, Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative
Law, and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Prof. Dr. Fryderyk Zoll, Faculty of Law ,Jagelonian University ,Krakow

VI. Co Chairs of the international conference on the Challenges of       the Standards of Judicial
Independence, St Gallen , Switzerland August 2009

Professor Shimon Shetreet, Co Chair of the Conference .Director, Sacher Institute of Comparative
Law, and Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Professor Bernhard Ehrenzeller , Co Chair of the Conference ,Universität St.Gallen,
Professor Daniel Thurer, Co Chair of the Conference, Universität Zürich



Contact details
Chairs of the Conference:
Professor Shimon Shetreet
General Coordinator, International Project on Judicial Independence
Co Chair the International Conference on Judicial Independence, Krakow 2008
Director, the Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Comparative Law
Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Greenblatt Professor of International and Public Law
and Director Sacher Institute
Faculty of Law
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt Scopus, Jerusalem 91905
Office: 972-(0)2 5882534, 972-2 5882535
 Fax: 972-(0)2 5864503
Cell: 972-(0)544 777185
E-Mail: mshetree@mscc.huji.ac.il
         shetreet@gmail.com

Professor Fryderyk Zoll
Co-Chair International Conference on Judicial Independence, Krakow 2008
Faculty of Law, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Office 48.12.4220908
Cell 48.601408061
Fryderyk.zoll@uj.edu.pl

Dr Marlena Pecyna , Chair ,Local Organizing Committee
marlena_pecyna@omega.om.pl
Office 48.12.4220908
Cell 0048607100649

Conference administration

Ms. Juliana Kobierzyńska
e-mail: okspo@uj.edu.pl
Office 48.12.4220908

Ms. Paulina Marcickiewicz
e-mail: p.marcickiewicz@gmail.com

Ms. Jenia Melkhior
Phone: +97250-3229988
Email: jmelkhior@gmail.com

Ms. Revital Bahat
Phone: 9722-5882535
Email: revitalb@savion.huji.ac.il

Participants in the conference
   1. Professor Neil H. Andrews, Cambridge Clare College, UK
   2. H.E. Advocate Markus Buechel, Senior Lawyer, Liechtenstein
   3. Professor Federico Carpi, President of International Association of Procedural Law
   4. Professor Hiram Chodosh, Dean S.J. College of Law, The University of Utah (by Video )
   5. Professor Dr. hab. Krystyna Chojnicka, Dean of the Law Faculty JU
   6. Dr. hab. Zbigniew Cwiakalski, Minister of Justice
   7. Adv. Gian Andrea Danuser, Zurich
   8. Professor Chandra R De Silva, Dean, College of Arts and Letters at Old Dominion University
   9. Professor Yoav Dotan, Dean Faculty of law Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   10. Professor Jonathan Entin, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Case
        Western Reserve University School of Law, , U.S.
   11. Professor Peter Gilles, Institut fur Rechtsvergleichung Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat
   12. Prof. Yitzhak Hadari, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University
   13. Adv. Daniel Jacobson, Tel Aviv
   14. Dr. Michael Karayanni, Director Michael and Harry Sacher Institute of Comparative Law and
        Legislative Research , Hebrew University
   15. Prof Wayne McCormack, The S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
   16. Professor Dr. hab. Karol Musiol, Rector of the JU
   17. Dr. Marlena Pecyna, Center for the Study of Foreign Law at the JU
   18. Prof. Dr. h.c. Walter H. Rechberger*, Department of Civil Procedure Law, Vienna University,
        Austria
19.   Professor Judith Resnik*, Arthur Liman Professor of Law Yale Law School
20.   Prof. Dr. hab. Marek Safjan *, the former President of the Polish Constitutional Court
21.   Dr. Anat Scolnicow, .Deputy Director, Centre of Public Law ,University of Cambridge ,UK
22.   Professor Shimon Shetreet, Greenblatt Professor of Public and International Law , Hebrew
      University of Jerusalem
23.    Professor Marcel Storme, Professor Emeritus Ghent University, Past President of
      International Association of Procedural Law
24.   Professor Roberto Toniatti, Law Faculty, University of Trento, Italy
25.   Professor Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
26.   Mr. Keith Uff, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK
27.   Mr KK Venugopal, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India*
28.   Professor William J. Wagner, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
      Washington, D.C. US *
29.    Professor Dr. hab. Andrzej Zoll, Chair of the Criminal Law of the JU
30.   Professor Dr. hab. Fryderyk Zoll, of the JU, Center for the Study of Foreign Law at the JU

								
To top