Current Legal Issues and Legal Education in a Global Society
June 16, 2008


Polish - American Symposium on Current Legal Issues and Legal Education in a Global Society

commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Center for American Law Studies, a joint program of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw,

Collegium Iuridicum II, Auditorium A.2 and A.3,

 

8:30 am - Registration, Coffee

9:00 am - Welcoming Remarks: Dean of the Faculty of Law and Administration of University of Warsaw Professor Tadeusz Tomaszewski, Dean of University of Florida Levin College of Law Professor Robert Jerry

9:20 am - Panel I: Legal Education in the Era of Globalization - European and American Perspectives - Witold Daniłowicz, Esq., Professor Robert Jerry, Professor Tadeusz Tomaszewski, Professor Henry Wihnyk

10:20 am - Coffee break

10:40 am - Panel II: Privacy Issues and Freedom of Speech in the US and Polish Constitutions - President of the Constitutional Tribunal Jerzy Stępień, Professor Jon Mills, Professor and Judge of the Constitutional Tribunal Mirosław Wyrzykowski

12:00 pm - Lunch sponsored by Upchurch, Watson, White & Max and by Westlaw

12:50 pm - Panel III: Is Mediation a Successful Transplant? – Benefits and Challenges of Mediating Commercial Disputes - Dr Ewa Gmurzyńska, Professor Donald Peters, Sylwester Pieckowski, Esq., John Upchurch - mediator

2:00 pm - Panel IV: Current Issues in Business Law - Professor Tom Hurst, Professor Józef Okolski, Professor Adam Opalski, Roman Rewald, Esq., Professor Stanisław Sołtysiński

3:20 pm - Coffee break

3:40 pm - Panel V: The “Greening” of Environmental Law: Adapting Environmental Law to 21st Century Challenges, Professor Julian Juergensmeyer, Professor Maria Kenig-Witkowska, Dr Michał Polański

4:40 pm - Summary of the Conference

5:30 pm - Reception in the lobby of Kazimierzowski Palace, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28