The Regulation of Hate Speech Online and its Enforcement in a Comparative Perspective

Call for Papers for the British Association of Comparative Law’s Annual Seminar Regulators around the world are grappling with the problem of hate speech online. Definitions of hate speech, the appropriate balance between regulation and freedom of expression, and the mode of regulation adopted, vary considerably across jurisdictions with distinct media and socio-political environments. The … Continue reading The Regulation of Hate Speech Online and its Enforcement in a Comparative Perspective

Call for contributions to an edited edition on white-collar crime

Draft book title: Corporate Economic Crime - A Contemporary Review of White-Collar Crime   Goal: Comparative analysis of various corporate economic crimes across jurisdictions, exploring international and European law    Proposed deadline for submission of draft chapter by 1 June 2022   Professor Nicholas Ryder of UWE and Ms Michala Meiselles, Senior Law Lecturer at the University of Derby are in the process of developing a … Continue reading Call for contributions to an edited edition on white-collar crime

How to write a book on one’s own legal system for the purposes of comparative law?

On insights gained after writing The Criminal Justice system of the Netherlands: Organization, substantive criminal law, criminal procedure and sanctions (Piet Hein van Kempen, Maartje Krabbe & Sven Brinkhoff (eds.), Antwerp/Cambridge: Intersentia, 2019) Intro In the last days of 2019 The Criminal Justice System of the Netherlands: Organization, substantive criminal law, criminal procedure and sanctions … Continue reading How to write a book on one’s own legal system for the purposes of comparative law?

Albin Eser – Comparative Criminal Law. Development – Aims – Methods. C.H.BECK HART – NOMOS, 2017

Comparative Criminal Law seems to be on the rise, at least in terms of standing on its own feet. However, this was not always the case. When looking into traditional textbooks on “comparative law”, it is amazing to see that this discipline, as a matter of course, seems to have been considered a realm of … Continue reading Albin Eser – Comparative Criminal Law. Development – Aims – Methods. C.H.BECK HART – NOMOS, 2017