Speakers will be exchanging perspectives on Universal Jurisdiction.
What would a truly global picture of the common law look like? Once we move beyond just the most familiar jurisdictions, and adopt a comparative approach that tries to take in all common law jurisdictions found around the world, what sorts of features will emerge as genuinely shared and significant, and which are more likely to fall away?
Prior to her recent retirement, Karen Banks was one of the most senior officials in the European Commission, serving as Deputy Director-General of the Commission Legal Service. In this special seminar, she will share her experience of working at the Commission and tell students about the different career opportunities that are available in EU law.
This conference will discuss the objectives, potential, and future of empirical legal research in the EU. It is organised by Dr Jan Zglinski in co-operation with Prof Urška Šadl and Prof Daniel Naurin. The conference will feature 30 leading legal and political science scholars working in the field of empirical legal studies. Everybody is invited to attend, including students and non-LSE researchers.
China has played a leading-role in integrating emerging technology in the courtroom. This achievement is attributed to China’s technology power, its inherent needs to improve efficiency, and the centralised, top-down reform model. Building smart court is not a standing alone movement in China but part of the judicial reform process to ensure the court to …
The aim of the conference is to discuss current academic and policy questions in financial law and regulation. Speakers presenting papers and discussants will be invited to analyse both private as well as public law aspects as, in this field, these are frequently intertwined
The UK supervisory system of separate prudential (PRA) and conduct (FCA) regulation has been in place since 2013. In this public lecture, Charles Randell, who was a member of the Prudential Regulation Authority and subsequently chaired the Financial Conduct Authority, will discuss some of the successes of this system, some of its failures and the biggest challenges which lie ahead.
What constitutes a revolutionary tradition in international law? How might that, or those, traditions respond to these revolutionary times? In what respects are international law and especially familiar critical programmes in the field (NAIL, TWAIL, Marxist International law) “revolutionary”? What is, or might be, the organisational form of a revolutionary movement? Do revolutions have their own laws? Is one of the laws of revolution that they must be law-destroying?