About Conference

The Center for American Law Studies at the University of Warsaw Faculty of Law and Administration cordially invites you to attend Poland - US Conference on the Rule of Law commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Center for American Law Studies. The Conference will take place on June 26, 2017 (09:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) at Lipowa 4 Street in Auditorium A.2. During the Conference the speakers - distinguished lawyers and professors from US, Polish and other universities will discuss the meaning and definition of the rule of law and the separation of powers, as well as the role of the justice system and local governments in the rule of law.

Centrum Prawa Amerykańskiego na Wydziale Prawa i Administracji UW zaprasza na: polsko- amerykańską konferencję porównawczą na temat państwa prawa. Konferencja odbędzie się w dniu 26 czerwca na WPiA UW ul. Lipowa 4 Aula A.2 w godz. 9:00-17:30. Wśród mówców znajdą się wybitni eksperci z partnerskich uniwersytetów ze Stanów Zjednoczonych – Emory University School of Law and GSU College of Law, a także z Turcji, Niemiec oraz z Wydziału Prawa i Administracji UW.

Speakers include: Linda Klein, President of ABA (immediate past), Professors Eric J. Segall, Ryan Rowberry, Julian Juergensmeyer and Dean Wendy F. Hensel from GSU College of Law; Professors Julie Seaman, Robert B. Ahdieh and Robert A. Schapiro from Emory University School of Law; Professor Feridun Yenisey from Bascesehir University in Istanbul; Professor Christopf-Eric Mecke, University of Hannover; Professors Adam Bodnar, Tatiana Chauvin, Hanna Machińska, Paweł Marcisz, Ryszard Piotrowski, Dawid Sześciło, Marcin Wiącek from the University of Warsaw, and many others.

In four panels speakers will discuss: the development, meaning and definition of the rule of law; rule of law and separation of powers; the role of the justice system in the rule of law and the role of local governments in the rule of law.

The Center for American Law Studies was originally sponsored by the University of Florida Levin College of Law. In 2016 it became a joint program of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, Emory University Law School and Georgia State University College of Law.

The Center offers a one-year program designed for law students and graduates with particular interest in the American legal system. During the academic year, the Center offers ten courses such as: Introduction to American Law, Constitutional Law, Torts, Contracts, Legal Writing, Business Organizations, Intellectual Property, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law, etc. that are specially designed and selected to give students the best understanding of the common law, unique issues of the American legal system and the rule of law. All courses are taught by Professors from Emory University School of Law and Georgia State University College of Law.

Centrum Prawa Amerykańskiego w 2018 r. obchodzi XX rocznicę powstania. Roczny program, którego XXI edycja rozpocznie się w październiku 2018 jest przeznaczony dla studentów prawa i absolwentów prawa, którzy chcą pogłębić swoją wiedzę na temat amerykańskiego systemu prawnego. Zajęcia, które są prowadzone przez profesorów z partnerskich uniwersytetów amerykańskich obejmują między innymi takie dziedziny jak: prawo konstytucyjne, prawo kontraktów, prawo spółek, alternatywne metody rozwiazywania sporów, ochrona własności intelektualnej, prawo rodzinne czy przygotowywanie opinii prawnych. Więcej informacji: www.cpa.uw.edu.pl

Presentations will be given in English and in Polish. Simultaneous translation will be provided. Conference is free of charge. Please fill the registration form.

Prezentacje w czasie konferencji będą w j. polskim i w j. angielskim . W czasie konferencji przewidziane jest tłumaczenie symultaniczne. Konferencja jest bezpłatna. Prosimy o wypełnienie formularza rejestracyjnego.

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Event is organized by the following institutions

  • University of Warsaw
  • Faculty of Law and Administration

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Add to calendar 2018-06-26 8:30:00 2018-06-26 18:00:00 Europe/Warsaw Poland – US Conference on the Rule of Law Warsaw, Poland CPA UW cpa@wpia.uw.edu.pl

The Conference will take place on June 26, 2018
(08:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) at Lipowa 4 Street in Auditorium A.2

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
  • 9:00

    Registration, Coffee

  • 9:30

    Opening of the Conference

    by: Tomasz Giaro - Dean, Faculty of Law and Adm. UW, Wendy Henzel- Dean, GSU College of Law, James Hughes - Dean, Emory School of Law, Ewa Gmurzynska - Center for American Law Studies, Representative of the US Embassy – Opening remarks

  • 10:00 - 10.15

    Introductory remarks

    by: Linda Klein, ABA – "The Rule of Law and the Fundamental Role of Lawyers"

  • 10:15 - 11:45

    PANEL I - Development and definition of the rule of law

    by: Ryan Rowberry - Georgia State University, Christoph-Eric Mecke - Ostfalia (Wolfenbüttel), Tatiana Chauvin - University of Warsaw, Hanna Machińska - University of Warsaw

    Moderator: Robert B. Ahdieh - Emory University

  • 11:45 – 12:00

    Coffee break

  • 12:00- 13:30

    PANEL II - Separations of powers (check and balances) in the rule of law

    by: Ryszard Piotrowski - University of Warsaw, Paweł Marcisz - University of Warsaw, Eric Segall - Georgia State University, Marcin Matczak - Univeristy of Warsaw

    Moderator: Wendy F. Hensel - Georgia State University

  • 13:30-14:30

    Lunch

  • 14:30 – 16:15

    PANEL III - The role of courts in the rule of law

    by: Marcin Wiącek – University of Warsaw, Adam Bodnar - Commissioner for Human Rights, Robert Robert B. Ahdieh - Emory University, Feridun Yenisey - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi, Janusz Trzciński - University of Warsaw

    Moderator: Linda Klein - Amercian Bar Association

  • 16:15 – 16:30

    Coffee break

  • 16:30 - 17:45

    PANEL IV - The rule of law and local governments

    by: Robert A. Schapiro - Emory University, Julian C. Juergensmeyer - Georgia State University, Dawid Sześciło – University of Warsaw

    Moderator: Ryan Rowberry - Georgia State University

  • 17:45

    Closing remarks

  • 18:00

    Reception

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Konferencja punktowana przez Okręgową Radę Adwokacką w Warszawie (6 pkt.) i Okręgową Izbę Radców Prawnych w Warszawie (5 pkt.)

Meet Our Speakers

Ewa Gmurzyńska

University of Warsaw

James Hughes

Emory University School of Law

Tomasz Giaro

University of Warsaw

Adam Bodnar

University of Warsaw

Tatiana Chauvin

University of Warsaw

Robert A. Schapiro

Emory University School of Law

Robert B. Ahdieh

Emory University School of Law

Eric J. Segall

Georgia State University College of Law

Julian C. Juergensmeyer

Georgia State University College of Law<

Ryan Rowberry

Georgia State University College of Law

Feridun Yenisey

Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi

Wendy F. Hensel

Georgia State University College of Law

Christoph-Eric Mecke

University of Wolfenbüttel

Linda A. Klein

American Bar Association

Hanna Machińska

University of Warsaw

Ryszard Piotrowski

University of Warsaw

Janusz Trzciński

University of Warsaw

Paweł Marcisz

University of Warsaw

Dawid Sześciło

University of Warsaw
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