Transnational judicial conversations


Annual Seminar of the British Association of Comparative Law

Nottingham University

9 September 2014 (9.30-12.30)

Session 1: Judicial conversations in the field of criminal justice

Professor Paul Roberts (Nottingham), “Cosmopolitan Criminal Jurisprudence: Beyond Comparison?”

Professor Dirk van Zyl Smit (Nottingham), “Transnational judicial conversations about punishment.”


COFFEE BREAK (kindly sponsored by Intersentia)


Session 2: Judicial decision-making in a globalised world

Professor Elaine Mak (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands), author of Judicial Decision-Making in a Globalised World: A Comparative Analysis of the Changing Practices of Western Highest Courts (Hart Studies in Comparative Public Law, 2013)

In discussion with Professor John Bell (Cambridge).