• Symposium

    Creating and Interpreting Law in a Multilingual Environment
    Co-sponsored with the Brooklyn Law School Center for the Study of International Business Law and the Brooklyn Law School Center for the Study of Law, Language & Cognition

    Symposium Program

    Introduction
    Neil B. Cohen
    Claire Kelly
    Lawrence M. Solan

    Panel I: National Law in a Multilingual Society - The Canadian Experience

    The Challenges Of Interpreting Multilingual, Multijural Legislation
    Ruth Sullivan

    Bilingual Interpretation of Enactments in Canada: Principles v. Practice
    Pierre-André Côté

    Authoring Bilingual Laws: The Importance of Process
    Donald L. Revell

    Panel II: Multilingual Regulation - The EU Experience

    Literal and Purposive Techniques of Legislative Interpretation:
    Some European Community and English Common Law Perspectives
    Ian McLeod

    Statutory Texts as Instances of Language(s): Consequences and Limitations on Interpretation
    Jan Engberg

    Legal Linguistic Knowledge and Creating and Interpreting Law in Multilingual Environments
    Tarja Salmi-Tolonen

  • Panel III: Transactional Rules Across Borders - When Words Translate Better Than Concepts

    Towards a European Civil Code Without a Common European Legal Culture? The Link Between Law, Language and Culture
    Ana M. López-Rodríguez

    Notes:

    The United States Jordan Free Trade Agreement, United States Chile Free Trade Agreement and The United States Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Advancement of Environmental Preservation
    Andrea N. Anderson

    Continued Violations of International Law by the United States in Applying the Death Penalty to Minors and Possible Repercussions to the American Criminal Justice System
    Jennifer L. Brillante

    “I Expected Common Sense to Prevail”: Evans v. Vowles, Amateur Rugby, and Referee Liability in the U.K.
    Erin McMurray

    Israel’s Conflicted Existence as a Jewish Democratic State: Striking the Proper Balance Under the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law
    Albert K. Wan

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