Sessions Information

  • January 6, 2017
    8:30 am - 10:15 am
    Session Type: Section Programs
    Session Capacity: 90
    Hotel: Hilton San Francisco Union Square
    Room: Continental Ballroom 7
    Floor: Ballroom Level

    Novel legislation adopted by the E.U. Council of Ministers in 2000 prohibits discrimination based on race or ethnic origin in all fields regulated by E.U. law, and prohibits discrimination in employment based on religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Panelists will discuss efforts to curb discrimination of the Roma people under E.U. rules and the European Convention on Human Rights, and Court judgments concerning compulsory retirement of university professors, judges, and prosecutors. Another panelist will discuss the efforts to maintain human rights protection while coping with the on-going refugee crisis. A guest European professor will discuss the impact of the U.K. referendum on withdrawal from the E.U. on the U.K. rules on residence of migrant nationals of other E.U. nations.

    Papers from the program will be published in Fordham International Law Journal. 
    The section held a virtual business meeting in advance of the Annual Meeting.  
Session Speakers
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Fordham University School of Law

University of Groningen Faculty of Law

University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Session Fees
  • [6140] European Law, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law: $0.00