20th July 2015
Time: 17:00-18:30, followed by a reception
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
On 20 July 2015, BIICL will host the launch of Matthew Dyson (ed) 'Comparing Tort and Crime'. This work analyses how the fields of Tort and Crime are connected in eight jurisdictions: England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Scotland, the Netherlands and Australia. Each country has a chapter where at least one civil and one criminal expert analyse the institutional, reasoning-based, normative, substantive, procedural and outcome-related interactions between tort and crime. The book also contains an introduction on methodology and an in-depth comparative conclusion.
The launch will be a chance to discuss some of the highlights of the book in an academic setting, followed by more informal discussions over drinks.
Those speaking will be:
- Lord Reed, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
- Matthew Dyson, Fellow in Law, Trinity College, Cambridge
- John Randall QC, St Philips Chambers, Bencher of Lincoln's Inn and Adjunct Professor, School of Law, University of New South Wales, Australia
- Arlie Loughnan, Associate Professor, University of Sydney, Australia
- James Chalmers, Regius Professor of Criminal Law, University of Glasgow
- Veronique Wester-Ouisse, Maître de conférences, University of Rennes, France
- Duncan Fairgrieve, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
- Frédérique Dreifuss-Netter, Judge of the 1st Chamber, Cour de cassation, France
Event convened by Duncan Fairgrieve, Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law & Director, Product Liability Forum and Tort Law Centre, BIICL
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