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May 15, 2008

LSA schedule for CRN on Law and Development

The CRN on the Rule of Law, State-Building and Transition will sponsor several panels at the upcoming Law and Society Association Annual Meeting in Montreal.  Panel descriptions follow:

Session 1104: Sharia and National Law: Between Tradition, Politics and the Rule of Law I

Thursday May 29, 8:15-10:00 AM Room 04

Chair: Jan Michiel Otto (Leiden University) [email protected]

Sharia and National Law in Morocco

*Léon Buskens (Leiden Uinversity)

Sharia’ and National Law: Legal Conflict in Malaysia’s Dualist Legal System

*Andrew J. Harding (University of Victoria)

National Law, Divine Law, and the Rule of Law

*Salem Nasser (Getulio Vargas Foundation)

Sharia and National Law: A Global Survey

*Jan Michiel Otto (Leiden University)

Session 1304: Judiciaries as Catalysts for Rule of Law and Conflict

Thursday May 29, 12:30-2:15 PM  Room 04

Chair/Discussant: Cynthia Alkon (Applachian School of Law)

Judicial Predictability and Development: The Judicial Predictability and the Discourses on Institutional Reforms in the Justice System

*Luciana G. Cunha (Fundação Getulio Vargas)

Constitutional Borrowing: A Reason for Civil War in Lebanon?

*Cordelia Koch (Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt)

Rule of Law and Judicialization in Japan's Post-Regulatory State

*Veronica Taylor (University of Washington)

Discussant: Christopher PM Waters (University of Windsor)

Session 1404: Sharia and National Law: Between Tradition, Politics and the Rule of Law II

Thursday May 29 2:30-4:15 PM Room 04

Chair/Discussant: Andrew J. Harding (University of Victoria) [email protected]

Sharia and National Law in Nigeria

Maarten Barends (UNDP CO Sudan), Albert J. Dekker (Van Vollenhoven Institute), *Philip Ostien (University of Jos, Nigeria)

Sharia and National Law: Between Tradition, Politics and Rule of Law Panel B

*Mustafa Kocak (University of Kocaeli/ Georgetown University)

Sharia and National Law in Pakistan

*Martin Lau (University of London)

Sharia and National Law: Between Tradition, Politics, and Rule of Law

*Jan Michiel Otto (Leiden University)

The Role of the Sharia in Tunisian Family Law

*Maaike Voorhoeve (Amsterdam University)

Session 2404: Law’s Double Face in Development

Friday May 30, 2:30-4:15 PM  Room 04

Chair/Discussant: Bronwen Morgan (University of Bristol) [email protected]

Could There Be a Human Right to Development, and What Would This Mean for International Institutions and TNCs?

*Bill Bowring (University of London)

Rule of Law or Washington Consensus: The World Bank's Choice

*Julio Faundez (University of Warwick)

The Magic of International Commercial Arbitration: Everyone Please Hold on to Your Wallets

*June McLaughlin (University of London)

The Protection of Cultural Heritage and Investors' Rights: Conflict or Coherence?

*Valentina S. Vadi (European University Institute)

Session 2504: Modalities, Problems and Outcomes in Legal Technical Assistance

Friday May 30, 4:30-6:15 PM  Room 03

Chair/Discussant: Veronica Taylor (University of Washington) [email protected]

Rule of Law Cultures

*Amy J. Cohen (Ohio State University)

In the Eye of the Beholder: Social Representations of Rule of Law in Brazil

*José G. Ghirardi (Fundação Getulio Vargas)

Outcomes of Conditionalities on Law Reforms in a Decade after the Asian Crisis

*Yuka Kaneko (Kobe University)

Japan’s International Cooperation in the Area of Criminal Justice: Current Status, Problems, and Future Prospects

*Arinori Kawamura (Japan Coast Guard Academy)

Public Procurement in Law and Development Context

*Daein Kim (Ewha Womans University)

Session 3510: Regulatory Perspectives on the Rule of Law

Saturday May 31, 4:30-6:15 PM  Room 10

Chair/Discussant: Randall Peerenboom (Foundation for Law Justice and Society) [email protected]

Developing a Regulatory Understanding of the "Rule of Law" in Socialist Transforming East Asia

*John S. Gillespie (Monash University)

Cultures of Judicial Review in France and the United States in the Context of Immigrants Rights

*Leila Kawar (New York University)

Transforming Development: How State Transformation Has Changed Dynamics and Prospects for Improving Law and Legal Institutions

*Thomas F. McInerney (International Development Law Organization)

Knowledge Based Economy and New Challenges to the State Intervention: A Case Study of Brazilian Development Bank

*Mario G. Schapiro (Getulio Vargas Foundation)

Session 4103: The Post-Developmental State

Sunday June 1, 8:15-10:00 AM  Room 03

Chair/Discussant: TBA

The Administrative State Situated: The Case of Colombia

*Helena Alviar (Universidad de los Andes)

Striving for Independence, Competence, and Fairness: A Case Study of Beijing Arbitration Commission

*Fuyong Chen (Tsinghua University / UC Berkeley)

The HKSAR Basic Law and Universal Suffrage for the Legislative Council

*Yue Niu (University of Hong Kong)

Towards a Legal Theory of the Post-Developmental State

*Hani Sayed (American University in Cairo)

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