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ASIL/NPIG-ASCL/YCC International and Comparative Junior Scholar Workshop

Start/End Friday, March 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT -- 06:30 PM EDT
Location Name JG 101


12-1:30 p.m. Lunch (by invitation) and remarks by Lori Damrosch, Columbia Law School

1:30-2:30 p.m. Panel 1
Moderator: Lori Damrosch, Columbia Law School
Vijay Padmanabhan (Vanderbilt), The International Counter-Majoritarian Problem
Mila Versteeg (Virginia), Substituting Rights: The Effect of Human Rights Treaties on  Constitutional Bills of Rights
Bart Szewczyk (Columbia), International Custom and Statutory Interpretation

2:30-2:45 p.m. Coffee Break
2:45-3:45 p.m. Panel 2
Moderator: Anu Bradford, Columbia Law School
Julian Arato, The Margin in Context: Strasbourgeois Deference in Investor-State Arbitration
Nora Markard (Bremen/Columbia), Moral Issues and the Margin of Appreciation: Appreciating the Limits of the European Court of Human Rights
Ji Li (Rutgers), Let's Settle with China but Sue America! -- Domestic Social Norms and the Selection of Trade Disputes for Trial
Aditi Bagchi (Fordham), The Political Economy of Mandatory Terms

3:45-4 p.m. Coffee Break

4-5 p.m. Panel 3
Moderator: Claudia Haupt, Columbia Law School
Neha Jain (Minnesota), Content Independence and the Sources Doctrine in International Law
Nicolo Zingales (Bocconi/NYU), General Principles of Law and Plurality of Sources for Comparative Due Process: Guiding the Search for a Minimum Core
Federico Fabbrini (Tilburg), The Constitutionalization of International Law: Insights from Comparative Law?

5-6:30 p.m. Reception

Space is limited. To attend this event, please email Bart Szewczyk ( and Claudia Haupt (