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09 January 2013

1st International Conf. on Legislative Drafting

The US Federal Bar Association announces that it is convening the First International Conference on Legislative Drafting and Law Reform, to be held in Washington on 8-9 March 2013.
Planned topics for this international conference include:
  • Legislative Drafting and Drafting International Treaties
  • Comparative Legislative Drafting: the Experiences in the United Kingdom and the Middle East
  • Foreign Policy Making, Law Making, and Legislative Drafting: The Interface
  • Legislative Drafting and Judicial Approaches to Interpretation
  • Legislative Drafting: Transferring Treaties to National Legislation
  • New Challenges in Legislative Drafting
  • Legislative Drafting and Law Reform
  • Legislative Drafting and the Criminal Justice System
  • Use of Definitions in Legislative Drafting
  • Teaching Legislative Drafting: New Approaches
  • Legislative Drafting: Viewpoints of the Judge
  • Basic Principles of Legislative Drafting
This blog has in a previous post shown how good legislative drafting can contribute to smart regulation. For examples, see the "legistics" category of this blog(information from Dr Tonye Clinton Yaya, see also the website of the International Journal of Legislative Drafting and Law Reform).

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