Legal Profession Group Meeting 2014
JFrom July 6th to July 9th 2014, the next meeting of the RCSL Working Group of Comparative Studies on Legal Professions will take place at the island of Frauenchiemsee in lake Chiemsee in Bavaria/Germany. http://www.frauenwoerth.de/
Further information Ulrike.Schultz@FernUni-Hagen.de and Ina.Schultz@FernUni-Hagen.de
Gender and Judging
edited by Ulrike Schultz and Gisela Shaw and published by Hart Publishing/Oxford in the Onati International Series in Law and Society, June 2013.
The collection on Gender and Judging complements the collection “Women in the World´s Legal Professions” which is more focussed on the professional situation of women lawyers. (Schultz, Ulrike and Gisela Shaw, eds. (2003) Women in the World´s Legal Professions. Oxford: Hart)
Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy
A new topic has been put on the agenda of the Women/Gender in the Legal Profession Group: the careers and professional situation of women (and men) in the legal academy. At FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany a three year research project JurPro deals with these issues. On June 13th 2013 a conference was held in Hagen including as speakers Margaret Thornton from the Australian National University in Canberra and Richard Collier from Newcastle University in the UK, a project presentation will follow on the 27th of June 2014. Videostreams from the conference are accessible at the project website, as well as videostreams from a session on Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy taken at the Legal Profession Group meeting in Königswinter, Germany, July 2012. http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/jurpro