Our research activities

22st Ius Commune Congress Utrecht (23 - 24 November 2017)

Prof. Dr. Alan Uzelac and Juraj Brozović participated in 22st Ius Commune Congress organized by Ius Commune Research School. It was organized in Utrecht from 23 to 24 November 2017. The website of the congress can be found here.

Prof. Uzelac and Juraj Brozović participated in three different workshops dealing with contract law, civil procedure and family law. 


Conference on Judicial Management from Comparative Perspective (8-10 November, Tianjin, China)

Prof. Alan Uzelac, Prof. C.H. van Rhee and  Marko Bratković participated in Conference on Judicial Management from Comparative Perspective. It was organized by Inernational Association of Procedural Law and Tianjin University in Tianjin, China, from 8 to 10 November 2017.

During the conference, Prof. Uzelac presented his report dealing with fact-findiig, legal reasoning and case management.

The program of the conference can be found here.

After visiting Tianjin, Prof. Uzelac also participated in Joint Steering Committee meeting with Co-reporters, Members of the Working Groups, Advisers and Observers for the Creation of European Rules on Civil Procedure. The meeting, which was organized by UNIDROIT and European Law Institute, took place in Vienna from 16 to 17 November 2017. The agenda for the meeting can be found here.


Transformation of civil justice in Croatia and Slovenia

From 7 to 8 September 2017 the project members organized scientific conference named "Transformation of civil justice in Croatia and Slovenia: History and Modernity". It was organized in Sveti Martin na Muri in the hearth of Croatian region Međimurje. This region was chosen since one of the purposes of the conference was to celebrate 500th anniversary of the publication of Werőczy's Tripartitum, the first codification of procedural law in this part of Europe. The purpose of the conference was to track transformation of civil justice in these 500 years.

The specific topics discussed at the conference dealt with the issue of case management, orality of the trial, costs and access to justice, as well as the novelties in the field of enforcement. Zagreb part of the team was joined by Prof. Dr. Galič who was accompanied by his Slovenian colleagues, as well as Mag. Nina Betetto, judge of Slovenian Supreme Court. More than 40 participants attended the conference.

Full program of the conference can be found here.


Ukraine on the Way to Europe (KYIV, 7 JULY 2017)

Prof. Uzelac participated in international scientific conference "Ukraine on the Way to Europe: the Reform of Civil Procedural Law", devoted to the current reform of civil procedure law of Ukraine. It was organized by Faculty of Law of the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" in Kyiv, Ukraine, on July, 7 2017. 

The purpose of the conference was to discuss the draft law on amendments to the Commercial Code of Ukraine, Civil Procedural Code of Ukraine, the Code of Administrative Procedure of Ukraine (registration No 6232 March, 23 2017 and No 6232-1 April, 10 2017), and other laws intended to implement the reform of civil procedural law, with the participation of leading Ukrainian universities and research centers, practitioners, the judiciary and European experts.


Transformation of Civil Justice: Unity and Diversity (PPJ 2017)

Annual Public and Justice IUC course was organized by team members of the Project from 29 May to 2 June 2017 in Dubrovnik. The specific topic of this year's course was supposed to address the topics researched within this Project: "Transformation of Civil Justice: Unity and Diversity". As always, last day was reserved for special panels on legal aid and law clinics. Almost 60 participants contributed to this year's conference.

Full program of the conference can be found here

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