The Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop was held virtually from February 3-5. The event was hosted by the University of Illinois College of Law, co-sponsored by the American Society of Comparative Law, and co-organized by Professors Jacqueline Ross (Illinois), Kim Lane Scheppele (Princeton), and Jacques DeLisle (University of Pennsylvania). The following papers were presented:
"Making Legal Knowledge Work: Practicing Proportionality in the German Repetitorium"
Jacco Bomhoff, London School of Economics, Law School
Commentators: Mathias Reimann (University of Michigan Law School), Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois College of Law)
"The Anchoring of International Refugee Law at Domestic Level: A Horizontal Comparison of the Nordic Asylum Systems"
Anna Hojberg Hogenhaug, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
Commentators: Asli Bali (UCLA School of Law), Audrey Macklin (University of Toronto Law School)
"Italian Transitional Justice and Amnesias Through Time: The Holocaust as a Self-Exculpatory Memory Path?"
Paolo Caroli, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin
Commentators: Manuel Rota (University of Illinois Department of History), Colleen Murphy (University of Illinois College of Law)
"Entity Transparency in Corporate Law"
George S. Georgiev, Emory University School of Law
Mariana Pargendler, Fundacao Getulio Vargas Law School, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Commentators: Amitai Aviram (University of Illinois College of Law), Gregory Mark (DePaul University Law School)
Julius Yam, University of Hong Kong
Commentators: Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School), Jacques DeLisle (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
"The Law of Democratic Disqualification"
Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School
Aziz Z. Huq, University of Chicago Law School
David Landau, Florida State University College of Law
Commentators: David Law (University of Virginia Law School), Kim Lane Scheppele (Princeton University Sociology Department)
"Confrontations Between Sovereigns: Toward a Comparative Analysis of Anti-Slave-Trade Jurisdictions in the Atlantic World, c. 1807-1860"
Jake Subryan Richards, Department of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science
Commentators: Rebecca Scott (University of Michigan History Department), Sean Wilentz (Princeton University History Department)