Archive for July, 2007

Law, Society, Berlin and MDPs

Monday, July 30th, 2007 at 18:24

Taking a taxi at 4am to catch a plane from Luton is not something I recommend. I can never get to bed early enough to feel awake when I get up. But since I said I would participate in the Graduate Student Workshops at the Law & Society Association meetings in Berlin, I had to […]

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Talking About Barristers' Clerks

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007 at 14:52

When I talk about my research on barristers’ clerks to other academics, they are curious and interested usually because they have never encountered a group like them before. Today I had a conversation with an academic who is personally affected by them. In addition to lecturing he practises in a set of chambers that actively […]

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Globalization Works in Strange Ways

Monday, July 9th, 2007 at 18:34

Today I started teaching my summer school class for the University of Miami School of Law. My class is “Global Lawyering”. The main argument of the course is that whereas we can talk of globalization from an economic perspective, it is actually quite hard to do it from a legal one. There isn’t much international […]

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