Presentation at iCourts in Copenhagen
16 and 17 November 2020 at Erasmus University Rotterdam
Civil justice remains in constant flux. The design of a sustainable civil justice system for the 21st century is continuously discussed both at national and international level. Particularly at international level, several soft law instruments have been adopted in recent years such as the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the ELI/UNIDROIT Model Rules of Civil Procedure and the ELI statement on the relationship between formal and informal justice.
The conference addresses four key issues in civil justice, which require a deeper and renewed reflection in light of their contribution of facilitating access to justice. Those trends concern the shaping of the interaction between formal and informal justice, the digitalization of consumer dispute resolution, 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.
This conference is organised by Erasmus School of Law at Rotterdam University under the ERC project ‘Building EU Civil Justice’ (www.euciviljustice.eu).
The conference is set up as a blended event, with speakers at the site and some presenting online. If necessary, in the light of the COVID-19 situation, the conference will take place online entirely.
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Published: September 23, 2018
On September 21st, Jos Hoevenaars was invited to present his work on the European Court of Justice and the preliminary reference procedure at the workshop ‘Studying EU Law and the European Court of Justice – New Approaches and Methodologies’ organized by Professors Jan Komarek, Mikael Rask Madsen and Antoine Vauchez. As the title suggest the workshop was aimed at bringing together researchers in the field of EU studies who employ innovative methodologies in studying the European Court of Justice (ECJ). His contribution, which focused on a bottom-up approach to litigation before the ECJ, will be part of an edited volume to be published in 2019.