Law

Transnational Exchange in the Development of Criminal Law Thought: Western Europe and the United States, 19th and 20th Centuries

Despite the centrality of criminal law and procedure to core questions of constitutional rights and governance throughout the modern-day West (and beyond), the disciplines of…

Dealing With Experts: A Case Study of A Global Evidentiary Practice

This project focuses on the role of experts witnesses in international arbitration cases administered under the rules of the International…

Comparative Study of French & American Anti-discrimination Laws

Anti-discrimination laws are an important part of efforts to fight racism, sexism, religious bigotry and anti-gay prejudice in a growing number of nations world-wide. But…

Transnational Exchange in the Development of Criminal Law Thought: Western Europe and the United States, 19th and 20th Centuries

Despite the centrality of criminal law and procedure to core questions of constitutional rights and governance throughout the modern-day West (and beyond), the disciplines of comparative criminal law and procedure remain relatively underdeveloped. It is the goal of our proposed workshop to bring together scholars from France and Stanford, as well as from Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and other U.S.

Dealing With Experts: A Case Study of A Global Evidentiary Practice

This project focuses on the role of experts witnesses in international arbitration cases administered under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)—the world’s preeminent international arbitration institution.  In recent years, international arbitration has been criticized for defaulting on its promise to deliver a dispute resolution mechanism that is cost and time efficient.

Comparative Study of French & American Anti-discrimination Laws

Anti-discrimination laws are an important part of efforts to fight racism, sexism, religious bigotry and anti-gay prejudice in a growing number of nations world-wide. But legal and moral principles such as nondiscrimination acquire meaning in relation to unique national histories, philosophical commitments and social practices, and they are implemented through distinctive national political institutions.