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2015 Conferences


2015 Annual Meeting – Law’s Promise and Law’s Pathos in the Global North and Global South
Law and Society Association, Westin Seattle
Seattle, USA
May 28-31, 2015
* Latin America Engaging with International Economic Law  – Chair Lesley Jacobs

  • Naayeli Ramirez-Espinosa – Investment agreements and Indigenous Peoples: Views from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights –
  • Erika Cedillo – Mexican Courts’ Approach to the Public Policy Exception: The COMMISA Case
  • Ljiljana Biukovic – The BRICS’ New Development Bank Impact on Governance Rules and Cooperation among Developing Countries
  • Yoshitaka Wada – Incommensurability in Constructing Meaning of Injury in Medical Settings
  • Lesley Jacobs – Everyday Legal Problems and the Costs of Justice in Canada: Some New Survey and Legal Consciousness Research

Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Beijing, China

  • Richard Barichello – How to Reduce World Poverty: Determinants of Java’s Agriculture Wage Rates

The 4th East Asian Law & Society Conference – The Role of Law in Bridging Chasms In and Among Asian Societies
Waseda University
Tokyo, Japan
August 4-6, 2015

  • Yoshitaka Wada -“Law and Medicine” session – New Approach to Medical Malpractice Death Case Investigation in Japan: Transparency or Confidentiality?
  • Kyoko Ishida – “Gender Issues in East Asia” session – The Glass Ceiling for Japanese Female Lawyers
  • Weidong He – “Law and Sustainability in China and Japan” session – Chinese Environmental Legislation and Its Trend Towards the Dream of Beautiful China
  • Kyoko Ishida – “ADR Viewed from Users: Findings from a Questionnaire Survey of ADR Users in Japan” session – The Decisive Factors of User Satisfaction in ADR Proceedings

PRC Environmental Tradeoffs: Modern China’s Environment, Science(s) and Landscapes
Centre for Chinese Research, Institute of Asian Research
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
September 21, 2015

  • Pitman Potter – Coordinating Human Rights and Trade Policy in China: The Case of Environmental Protection

CASS Conference
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
October 6, 2015

  • Sarah Biddulph – Concepts of Justice in Social Order Punishments’ presented at the.

The 37th CCBC Banquet and Policy Conference
Canada China Business Council
Shanghai, China
November 2-3, 2015

  • Pitman Potter – Chair – Chinese Firms in Canada and the Evolving Environments in Both Markets

Enforcement of Environmental Protection in China
Jiatong University
Shanghai, China
November 4, 2015

  • Pitman Potter – The Opportunity for Coordinated Compliance of Environmental Protection in China

6th World Forum on China Studies
Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Shanghai, China
November 21-22, 2015

  • Lesley Jacobs (with Jacqueline Krikorian) – Chinese Health Care and Drug Patent Linkage Approvals: Lessons Fifteen Years after Joining the World Trade Organization
  • He Weidong – From the Environmental Legal System to the Environment of the Rule of Law: The Important Changes in the Realization of Beautiful China Dream

Canadian Public Policy-Oriented Consumer Interest Conference
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
December 5, 2015

  • Lesley Jacobs – Consumer Legal Problems in the Everyday Lives of Canadians

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