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Conference on Comparative Administrative Law

Friday, March 7

9:15-10:10am Continental Breakfast – Faculty Lounge

Session 1: Law and Religion

Chair: Patrick Weil (Yale Law School)

Stephen Carter (Yale Law School)
Religion, Regulation, and the Inadequacy of Conscience
Mattias Guyomar (Conseil d’Etat)
Laïcité in the Jurisprudence of the Conseil d’État
Lady Brenda Hale (Justice, Supreme Court, UK)
Religion and Sexual Orientation: The Clash of Equality Rights

11:00 -11:20am Break

Discussion of Session 1 presentations

Moderator: Patrick Weil

12:30-1:30pm Lunch – Room 120

Session 2: Impact Assessment, Cost/Benefit Analysis, and Environmental Law

Chair: Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale Law School)

Jennifer Nou (University of Chicago Law School), “Internalizing Cost-Benefit
Aurélie Bretonneau (Conseil d’Etat)
Public Participation in French Environmental Decision Making Process: Change and Continuity
Paul Craig (Oxford University)
Impact Assessment in the UK and EU: Political, Administrative and Legal Dimensions

2:30-2:50 pm Break

2:50-4:00 pm
Discussion of Session 2 presentations

Moderator: Susan Rose-Ackerman

Saturday, March 8

9:15-10:00am: Continental Breakfast – Faculty Lounge

Session 3: Use of Foreign Law in Domestic Laws and Courts

Chair: Bruce Ackerman (Yale Law School)

Judith Resnik (Yale Law School)
Importing and Exporting Law, Translocally and Transnationally
Olivier Dutheillet (Conseil d’Etat)
The Influence of Foreign Law on French Administrative Courts
Duncan Fairgrieve (British Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law)
Using Comparative Law Before the Courts

11:00-11:20am Break

11:20-12:30pm Discussion of Session 3 presentations

Moderator: Bruce Ackerman

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch – Faculty Lounge

Please RSVP to events.law@yale.edu if you would like to attend.