The Globalization of Legal Education: A Critical Study

September 8–9, 2017
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Room LAW 3500H

This symposium hosted leading international scholars to discuss issues concerning the globalization of legal education, with topics ranging from global hierarchies and the international movement of students and faculty, to legal education strategies in the Global South. The symposium was co-sponsored by the UCI Law Center on Globalization, Law, and Society (GLAS); the UCI Law Center for Empirical Research on the Legal Profession (CERLP); the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), Australian National University; and the UCI Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law.

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Conference Participants

  • Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

    Research Fellow, RegNet
    Australian National University

  • Javier Couso

    Professor of Law
    Director, Constitutional Law Program
    Universidad Diego Portales

  • Kevin E. Davis

    Vice Dean
    Beller Family Professor of Business Law
    New York University School of Law

  • José Garcez Ghirardi

    Professor, São Paulo Law School
    Fundação Getulio Vargas

  • Bryant Garth

    Chancellor's Professor of Law
    Co-Director, Center for Empirical Research on the Legal Profession
    UC Irvine School of Law

  • David Law

    Charles Nagel Chair of Constitutional Law and Political Science
    Washington University School of Law

  • Ron Levi

    George Ignatieff Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies
    Associate Professor
    University of Toronto

  • Philip McConnaughay

    Dean
    Professor of Law
    Peking University School of Transnational Law

  • Carrie Menkel-Meadow

    Chancellor's Professor of Law
    UC Irvine School of Law

  • Mikael Rask Madsen

    Professor of Law
    University of Copenhagen
    Director, iCourts

  • Anthea Roberts

    Associate Professor, RegNet
    Australian National University

  • Gregory Shaffer

    Chancellor's Professor of Law
    Director, Center on Globalization, Law, and Sociey
    UC Irvine School of Law

  • Carole Silver

    Professor of Global Law & Practice
    Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

  • Ann Southworth

    Professor of Law
    Co-Director, Center for Empirical Research on the Legal Profession
    UC Irvine School of Law

  • Veronica Taylor

    Professor, RegNet
    Australian National University

  • Oscar Vilhena Vieira

    Dean, São Paulo Law School
    Fundação Getulio Vargas