Berkeley Law’s Away Field Placement Program grants J.D. students academic credit for legal work performed for a non-profit or government agency outside the Bay Area. The Robbins Collection provides financial support for students working in a country, region, or city outside the U.S. that is characterized by civil or religious law traditions and institutions. In 2017, the […]
The Robbins Collection invites you to read about the latest events, scholars, acquisitions, and more in our new Digest issue.
Robbins Ms. 232 contains a collection of thirty-eight requisitions, or prosecutorial addresses, written by Merlin between 1801 and 1804, while he was commissaire for the government at the Tribunal de cassation.
Avenues and Obstacles to the Integration of European Muslim Immigrants The influx of Muslim immigrants to European countries like France and Germany over the past several decades continues to influence the pluralism of the population’s cultural and religious identities. The Muslim population in Europe reached an estimated 4.9% in 2016—an estimation that is projected […]
“But who will guard the guardians?” On Saturday, December 9th, 2017, the Robbins Collection hosted a symposium at Berkeley Law entitled, “Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America.” The one-day event held in the Robbins Reading Room addressed the possibility that judicial accountability—when properly conceived—can enhance independence by bolstering judicial legitimacy in Western democracies. […]
On Saturday, December 9th, 2017, the Robbins Collection hosted a symposium at Berkeley Law entitled, Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America. The one-day event held in the Robbins Reading Room addressed the possibility that judicial accountability—when properly conceived—can enhance independence by bolstering judicial legitimacy in Western democracies.
The Use and Misuse of Technology in the Regulation of Judges in Israel Berkeley Law and the Robbins Collection are proud to welcome Amnon Reichman, Associate Professor of Law at Israel’s University of Haifa, to Boalt Hall as the Robbins Collection Visiting Professor in Comparative Law. Professor Reichman, who taught at Berkeley Law over […]
Civil Law and Common Law Perspectives On October 20th several Berkeley Law professors participated in, Current Legal Issues in Taiwan and the United States, a join conference held at National Taiwan University’s College of Law in Taipei. The conference brought together legal scholars from NTU, National Central University, and Berkeley Law, as well as […]
Pablo Echeverri, a Robbins Post-Doctoral Fellow since 2015, was recently published in the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law. His paper, “The 2015 Power-Balancing Reform in Colombia: a missed opportunity to disrupt the ecosystem of structural clientelism in the halls of justice,” examines the reform’s failure to achieve a meaningful restructuring of Colombia’s judiciary. […]
The Robbins Collection and the Institut des Usages (IDU) organized a workshop held in Montpellier, France on May 18 and 19. The co-sponsored workshop was moderated by Lloyd M. Robbins Professor of Law Laurent Mayali and University of Montpellier Professor Pierre Mousseron. The workshop focused on topics such as private law, constitutional law, philosophy of […]