Virtual discussion – Why Religious Freedom Matters for Democracy? France – Britain compared

Discussion of Myriam Hunter-Henin’s book on religious freedom. Comparative perspectives from Britain and France Date: 10 September 2020, 4pm Should an employee be allowed to wear a religious symbol at work? Should a religious employer be allowed to impose constraints on employees’ private lives for the sake of enforcing a religious work ethos? Should an … Continue reading Virtual discussion – Why Religious Freedom Matters for Democracy? France – Britain compared

Platform workers and coronavirus in UK and France

Covid-19 is a global crisis in a globalised world. Everybody is affected, all countries, all economies, all sectors, all legal orders. Platform workers are particularly impacted. Around the world, newspapers denounce gig economy working conditions and report some deaths (see for instance the Guardian in the UK or les Echos in France). The lack of … Continue reading Platform workers and coronavirus in UK and France

D. Dragos et al., The Sound of Silence in European Administrative Law (Palgrave Macmillan 2020)

Sound of Silence in European Administrative Law attempts for the first time to engage in a comparative assessment of the different models employed in order to tackle the administrative silence in administrative law.  The comparative work is the first on this theme to tackle both the legal aspects and some empirical evidence of how the … Continue reading D. Dragos et al., The Sound of Silence in European Administrative Law (Palgrave Macmillan 2020)

BACL Constitution

BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF COMPARATIVE LAW (formerly the UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF COMPARATIVE LAW) CONSTITUTION (As Revised 18 April 2020) Name The name of the association shall be British Association of Comparative Law (BACL). Objects The object of the Association is to advance education by promoting and encouraging the study of Comparative Law and in … Continue reading BACL Constitution

BACL Office bearers

CHAIR: Dr Sophie Turenne (Cambridge, Murray Edwards College): st325 (at) cam.ac.uk  SECRETARY: Professor Claudina Richards, University of East Anglia: c.richards (at) uea.ac.uk TREASURER and SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR: Dr Yseult Marique, University of Essex: ymarique (at) essex.ac.uk