4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
LAW

JULY 16-17, 2007,

ATHENS, GREECE

PROGRAM

 Organized by

  

 THE LAW RESEARCH UNIT OF THE

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

(AT.IN.E.R.)

 

 

  

Conference Venue: University of Athens, Kosti Palama Building, 48 Acadimias Avenue, Athens

 

                                                    

Organizing AND SCIENTIFIC Committee

 

  1. Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.
  2. Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Vice-President, ATINER & Professor, Sam Houston University, USA.
  3. Dr. Chris Sakellariou, Secretary General, ATINER & Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  4. Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  5. Dr. Demetra Arsalidou, Lecturer, Cardiff University, U.K.
  6. Dr. Michael P. Malloy, Distinguished Professor & Scholar, University of the Pacific, USA.
  7. Dr. Gregory A. Katsas, Head, Sociology Research Unit, ATINER & Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece.
  8. Dr. Marina Stefania Giannakaki, Deputy Head, Research Unit of Education, ATINER.

 

Administration

Fani Balaska, Natasa Filiou, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka.


CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 (The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)

 

 

Monday, July 16th, 2007

 

08:00 - 08:30 Registration

08:30 - 08:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER & Secretary General, Economic and Social Council of Greece

Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

 

08:45 10:00

Session I

Chair: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER

 

  1. McDermott, J., Associate Professor, Loyola Law School, USA. Intellectual Property: Who owns it?
  2. Wendel, P., Associate Professor, Pepperdine University, USA. Protecting Cultural Property.
  3. Lin, C.H., Assistant Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan. International Sharing in Radio Frequency Spectrum: Historic Review of Regulations.
  4. VerSteeg, R., Associate Professor, New England School of Law, USA. Legal Aspects of Terence's Phormio

 

10:00-11:30

Session II

Chair: Dr. David A. Frenkel, Head, Law Research Unit & Professor, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

  

  1. Ally, D., Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Determining Detriment to the Administration of Justice Under Section 35(5) of the South African Constitution by Weighing Up Judicial Condonation Concerns and the Effect of Exclusion on the Justice System.
  2. Clamp, K.L., Ph.D. Student, Sheffield University, UK. Assessing Alternative Forms of Localised Justice in Post - Conflict Societies: Youth Justice in Northern Ireland and South Africa.
  3. Hill, J., Professor, Indiana University School of Law, USA. The Deep Structure of Law.
  4. Marais, A., Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology, RSA, South Africa. Managing the Implementation of Socio-Economic Rights as Conferred by the South African Constitution
  5. Van der Schyff, E., Lecturer, North West University, South Africa. The Public Trust in Natural Resources Management A New Concept in South African Jurisprudence

 

11:30-13:00

Session III:

Chair: McDermott, J., Professor, Loyola Law School, USA.

 

  1. Asamani, Y., Programme Officer, United Nations University, Jordan. The Challenge of Free Trade and Environmental Protection: Formulating a Hazardous Waste Law for Developing Countries
  2. Pereira, R., Ph.D. Student, University of Essex, UK. The Regionalisation of Environmental Criminal Law The European Experience.
  3. Simkus, A., Lawyer, Lietuvos Energija AB, Lithuania. Sustainable Development in Europe: The Energy Policy Dimension.
  4. Md Khalid, R., Lecturer, University of Technology MARA, Malaysia, Sulaiman, S.S., Lecturer, University of Technology MARA, Malaysia & Abu Hanifah, N., Lecturer, University of Technology MARA, Malaysia. Hillslope Development Law in Malaysia: Looking at the Federal Territory and Selangor.

 

13:00 14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:30

Session IV

Chair: Hill, J., Professor, Indiana University School of Law, USA.

 

  1. Higgins, N., Lecturer, Dublin City University, Ireland. The Regulation of Wars of National Liberation under International Law.
  2. Christodoulidou, T., Lecturer, Philips College, Cyprus. The Legal Status of the Buffer Zone in Cyprus.
  3. Green, J., Lecturer, University of Reading, UK. Understanding the Relevance of the Caroline Formula Today.
  4. Watkins, L., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK. Aspects of Obscenity.

 

 

15:30-17:00

Session V:

Chair: Wendel, P., Professor, Pepperdine University, USA.

 

  1. Meunier, S., Research Scholar, Princeton University, USA & Alter, K., Northwestern University, USA. Nested and Overlapping Regimes.
  2. Kelly Hill, L., Associate Professor, Indiana University, USA. Intemperance and the Removal of due Process in the United States Immigration System.
  3. Schillig, M., Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK. The Interpretation of European Private Law in the Light of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms.
  4. Ali Mohamed, A.A., Assistant Professor, International Islamic University, Malaysia. Security of Tenure: The Law and Practice in Malaysia.
  5. Kyriakides, K., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK. The Ancient Greeks and their Influence Upon English Law.

 

17:00 18:30

Session VI:

Chair: Kyriakides, K., Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK

 

  1. Bohler-Muller, N., Associate Professor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa. The Ideal of Community in Post-Apartheid South African Law.
  2. Bucholtz, B., Visiting Professor, University of Utah, USA. Mapping Governance Regimes and the Problem of Privatization:  Human Rights Initiatives, a Case in Point.
  3. Chainoglou, K., Ph.D. Student, Kings College London, UK. Modern Security Threats: Challenging the Accepted Understandings of the Right of Self-Defence.
  4. Chicktay, M.A., Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa. The Prohibition of Sexual Harassment within the Workplace: What are the Various Legal Remedies Available to Victims? 

  

 

20:30 22:30 Greek Night

 

 

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

 

09:00 - 10:30

Session VII:

Chair: Willesee, W., Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology, Australia.

 

  1. Kamarudin, A.R., Lecturer, International Islamic University, Malaysia. Inquiries of Deaths Under The Malaysian Criminal Procedure Code.
  2. Riedel, M., Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University, USA. Arrest Clearness for Homicide: National and International Comparisons.
  3. O Reilly, J., Lecturer, Monash University, Australia. Fairness and Good Faith in Contracts: The Shifting Sands in Australia.
  4. Van der Walt, T., Lecturer, University of Venda, South Africa. The Right to a Fair Trial in the South African Criminal Justice System: Recent Developments.
  5. du Toit, P., Lecturer, North-West University, South Africa. The Application of the Grave Breaches Regime to Internal Armed Conflicts
  6. Baig, F., Assistant Professor, International Islamic University, Malaysia. Switching off Life Support: A Case Study of Terrischiavo, the position in Malaysia and Islamic Law

 

 

10:30 12:00

Session VIII

Chair: Kammel, A., Head, Voeig, Austria

 

  1. Salmon, N., Lecturer, University of Wales, UK. Safety And Choice in the Food Market: The Rhetoric and Reality of EU Consumer Policy in the 21st Century
  2. Singsangob, A., Assistant Professor, Bangkok University, Thailand. Problems and Legal Measures of Consumer Protection for Electronic Commerce in Thailand. (Tuesday, 17th July 2007)
  3. Zografos, D., Lecturer, University of Reading, UK. Geographical Indications: The Repatriation of Generic Terms and the Feta Cheese Saga.
  4. Cao, H., Ph.D. Student, National University of Singapore, Singapore. State-Dominated Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance: Comparative Research on Listed Companies of China and Singapore.
  5. Gerner-Beuerle, C., Lecturer, Kings College London, UK. European Gates and American Gatekeepers-The Influence of the American Gatekeeper Theory on the European Financial Market.

 

 

12:00 13:30

Session IX

Chair: Zografos, D., Lecturer, University of Reading, UK.

 

  1. Malloy, M., Distinguished Professor and Scholar, University of the Pacific, USA. Transfer Pricing Principles and Economic Development: The Tax Man and a Changing Europe.
  2. Rhodes, C., Associate Professor, South Texas College of Law, USA. The Impact of American Lockean Constitutional Theory on Economic Markets.
  3. Yang, X., Ph.D. Student, Manchester University, UK. Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Voluntary Information Disclosure.
  4. Ab Rahman, S., Lecturer, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. The Influence of Classical Interpretation on the Law of Guarantee in the United Arab Emirates
  5. Kammel, A., Head, Voeig, Austria. The Law & Economics of the European Investment Fund Industry and Capital Markets.

 

 13:30 14:30 Lunch

  

14:30 16:00

Session X

Chair: Malloy, M., Distinguished Professor and Scholar, University of the Pacific Mc George School of Law, USA.

 

  1. Nir, R., Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, UK. The Law on Combat Immunity: Does Judicial Sense Make Economic Sense?
  2. Robson, P., Associate Professor, University of Strathclyde, UK. Law, Film and Popular Culture: Notes towards a Materialist Perspective.
  3. Kitchin, W., Associate Professor, Loyola College Maryland, USA. Can a Strong Christian be a Good Criminal Lawyer in American Law?
  4. Cooper, P., Associate Dean, The City Law School, UK. Law Schools Addressing the Training Needs of Expert Witnesses.
  5. Lewinbuk, K., Assistant Professor, South Texas College of Law, USA. Can Successful Lawyers Think in Different Languages? Understanding Critical Strategies that Support Learning & Comprehending Appropriate Lawyering Skills that are Detrimental to the Practice of Law in a Global Multinational Environment.

 

16:00 17:30

Session XI

Chair: Bishop, B., Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia.

 

  1. Willesee, W., Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology, Australia & McGowan, J., Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology, Australia. Researching the Value of Feedback in Law Studies.
  2. Justynska, P., Lecturer, Copernicus University in Torun, Poland & Maliszewska-Nienartowicz, J., Researcher, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland. The Concept of Force Majeure in European Community Law.
  3. Papadopoulos, T., Ph.D. Student, University of Oxford, UK. The European Takeover Bid Directive: Does it Really Exist?
  4. Sengur, E., Lecturer, Anadulu University, Turkey. Interpretation of Hague Child Abduction Convections Grave Risk Expection: A Comparative Study & Case Law Analysis.
  5. Rusen, G., Lecturer, Anadolu University, Turkey. Law Applicable to Intellectual Property Contracts in the Absence of Choice of the Parties.

 

 

17:30 19:00

Session XII

Chair: Riedel, M., Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University, USA.

 

  1. Bishop, B., Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia. The Perils of Privatisation: A Review of Recent Cases between Foreign Investors and Host States under Bilateral Investment Treaties
  2. Freer, R., Hall Professor, Emory University School of Law, USA. Personal Jurisdiction Based Upon Use of the Internet: A Comparative Study of American and European Approaches.
  3. Klein, A., Associate Professor, Indiana University, USA. Foreign Plaintiffs in U.S. Courts: Forum Non Conveniens and Consistency.
  4. Georgakopoulos, N., Professor, Indiana University School of Law, USA. Agency Law and Transaction Costs.

 

 

 

20:00 21:30 Dinner

 

 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

CRUISE: Departure at 7:00 a.m. Return at 8:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 19th, 2007

Archaeological Tour: Departure at 8:30 a.m. Return at 3:30 p.m.