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Conference and Call for papers Frontiers in Civil Justice

Our conference Frontiers in Civil Justice will be held on 16-17 November 2020. We will address four key issues in civil justice requiring a deeper and renewed reflection in light of their contribution of facilitating access to justice. These are the shaping of the interaction between formal and informal justice, the digitalization of consumer dispute resolution (ODR), the collectivizing and monetizing of civil litigation and efforts of bringing justice closer to citizens. The conference will bring together academics, policymakers, practitioners and representatives of civil society to critically reflect on the opportunities and possible drawbacks ensuing from these paramount developments.

The outline of the conference, including confirmed keynote speakers, is avaible here. Further details will be made available soon.

Call for Papers!

For the last part of the conference we welcome abstracts on the topic ‘Innovations in Civil Justice - Bringing Justice Closer to Citizens’. Please send in your abstract of max. 500 words before 31 July. Further details can be found here.

We will have great speakers and look forward to exciting debates. We hope to see you in Rotterdam!

We are recruiting!

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Published: December 1, 2017

Our advisory board has been established. The members are prof. dr. Burkhard Hess (Heidelberg University), prof. dr. Christopher Hodges (University of Oxford), prof. dr. Peter Mascini (Erasmus University Rotterdam), prof. dr. Elisabetta Silvestri (University of Pavia), dr. John Sorabji (University College London) and prof. dr. Sebastian Spinei (Lucian Blaga University). The advisory board will offer expertise on national law and specific topics of our research, and will support in the design and implementation of empirical research where necessary.