The conference will explore the diffusion—transplantation, reception, migration, contamination, etc, etc—of both laws and law-like norms, past and present and around the globe. A critical element in the creation of all legal and normative traditions, diffusion takes many forms. It may be overt or covert, voluntary or involuntary, concentrated or diffuse, colonial or neo-colonial, etc.
-Why Punish? How Much? Punishment and Social Justice
-Punishment and Social Justice
-Should the Death Penalty be Implemented or Abolished?
-Any suggested topic under the Philosophy of Criminal Punishment
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' (RICS) Legal Research Symposium 2013 will, once again, be coordinated by CIB Working Commission W113 on Law & Dispute Resolution in partnership with the international COBRA research conference.
Papers are invited from academics and practitioners for this year's RICS Legal Research Symposium which address legal topics affecting the built environment, or the work or education of chartered surveyors. All papers will be accommodated within one of the following themes:
• 8th International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law (LSPI)
• 7th International Law and Trade Conference (ILTC)
• 4th International Private Law Conference (IPL)
• 3rd International Public Law Conference (IPLC)
The Conference Series will be held under the auspices of the International Association of IT Lawyers, an organization devoted to promoting research and development in the field of Law and with members throughout the world.
The Conference will provide an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from different backgrounds to come together and exchange ideas to discuss significant developments affecting practice and profession in Public and Private Law, including IT law, Trade and Economics, Technology and emerging issues on security.