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Venice Academy of Human Rights 2014 Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

Programme Overview First Week



Mon, 7 July Tue, 8 July Wed, 9 July Thu, 10 July Fri, 11 July
L e c t u r e s / P a r t i c i p a n t s D i a l o g u e
09:15-10:45 09:15 Registration
10:45 Group Photo

General Course
Grinne de Brca
Lecture 1

General Course
Grinne de Brca
Lecture 2
General Course
Grinne de Brca
Lecture 3
General Course
Grinne de Brca
Lecture 4
11:15-12:45 11:00 Welcome Address

Opening Lecture
Paul Mahoney

Lecture
Geir Ulfstein

Lecture
Philip Alston
Lecture
Philip Alston
Participants Dialogue
Grinne de Brca
13:00 Lunch
S e mi n a r s / Wo r k s h o p s / D i s c u s s i o n R o u n d
14:30-16:00 Lecture
Andreas Fllesdal
First Seminar
Grinne de Brca

Study and Research Time

Second Seminar
Grinne de Brca
Workshop
Philip Alston

16:30-18:00 Programme Overview &
Discussion Session
Knut Traisbach


18:00 Welcome Drinks
Workshop
Andreas Fllesdal
Geir Ulfstein
17:00-19:00
Discussion Round with
Philip Alston,
Grinne de Brca,
Andreas Fllesdal,
Geir Ulfstein
Study and Research Time Study and Research Time









Venice Academy of Human Rights 2014 Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law
Programme Overview Second Week

Mon, 14 July Tue, 15 July Wed, 16 July
L e c t u r e s / P a r t i c i p a n t s D i a l o g u e
09:15-10:45 Lecture
Jeremy Waldron
Lecture
Jeremy Waldron
Participants Dialogue
Michael Zrn

11:15-12:45 Lecture
Michael Zrn
Lecture
Michael Zrn

Presentation
Research Agenda

Attendance Certificates
13:00 Lunch
Wo r k i n g Gr o u p s / Wo r k s h o p
14:30-16:00 Working Groups:
Research Agenda
Workshop
Jeremy Waldron

16:30-18:00 Study and Research Time Study and Research Time






Programme Venice Academy of Human Rights 2014
Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

Monday, 07 July 2014

09:15-10:45 Registration [Cloister]

10:45-10:50 Group Photo [Cloister]

11:00-11:15 Welcome Address [Aula Magna]
Florence Benot-Rohmer, EIUC Secretary-General
Attracta Ingram, Moderator

11:15-12:45 Opening Lecture [Aula Magna]
Judge Paul Mahoney, European Court of Human Rights
The Acceptability of the Strasbourg Courts Judgments
A Variation on the Theme of Judicial Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-16:00 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Andreas Fllesdal
International Human Rights Courts: Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem of
the Essentially Contested International Rule of Law

16:30-18:00 Programme Overview & Discussion Session [Aula Magna]
Knut Traisbach
The Legitimacy Cascade

18:00 Welcome Aperitivo [Cloister]


Tuesday, 08 July 2014

09:15-10:45 General Course Lecture 1 [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca
The European Court of Justice and Judicial Legitimacy
in Comparative Perspective

11:15-12:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Geir Ulfstein
The Reform of the European Court of Human Rights:
Towards a Constitutional Court?

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-16:00 First Seminar [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca




16:30-18:00 Workshop [Aula Magna]
Andreas Fllesdal and Geir Ulfstein

16:30-17:00 Panel Presentations

Sabrina Praduroux, The Principle of Legality at the Crossroads between
National and European Sources of Law

Viorica Vita, Beyond Judicial Dialogue? The Changing Pattern of European
Judicial Interaction in Fundamental Rights

Nora Stappert, Politics, Normative Contestation and
International Jurisprudence: An Interdisciplinary Approach to
Legal Change and the Crime of Genocide

17:00-18:00 Discussion


Wednesday, 09 July 2014

09:15-10:45 General Course Lecture 2 [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca
The European Court of Justice and Judicial Legitimacy
in Comparative Perspective

11:15-12:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Philip Alston
The Place of the Judiciary in an Optimal International Human Rights Regime

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-17:00 Study and Research Time

17:00-19:00 Discussion Round [Aula Magna]
Philip Alston,
Grinne de Brca,
Andreas Fllesdal,
Geir Ulfstein


Thursday, 10 July 2014

09:15-10:45 General Course Lecture 3 [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca
The European Court of Justice and Judicial Legitimacy
in Comparative Perspective

11:15-12:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Philip Alston
The Place of the Judiciary in an Optimal International Human Rights Regime



13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-16:00 Second Seminar [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca


Friday, 11 July 2014

09:15-10:45 General Course Lecture 4 [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca
The European Court of Justice and Judicial Legitimacy
in Comparative Perspective

11:15-12:45 Participants Dialogue [Aula Magna]
Grinne de Brca

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-16:00 Workshop [Aula Magna]
Philip Alston

14:30-15:00 Panel Presentations

Denise Wohlwend, The International Rule of Law in the Context of
International Adjudication

Yuwen Fan, The Role of Judges in the Interpretation of Human Rights Treaties

Jozef Janovsky / Katarna !ipulov, Strength and Legitimacy of Control
Mechanisms in International Human Rights Treaties: The Moderation Effect

15:00-16:00 Discussion


Monday, 14 July 2014

09:15-10:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Jeremy Waldron
"The Rule of Law and the Role of Courts: the Importance of Procedure"

11:15-12:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Michael Zrn
"From Constitutional Rule to Loosely Coupled Spheres of Sectoral Authority"

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-16:00 Working Groups: Research Agenda





Tuesday, 15 July 2014

09:15-10:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Professor Jeremy Waldron
"The Rule of Law and the Role of Courts: Questions about Judicial Review"

11:15-12:45 Lecture [Aula Magna]
Michael Zrn
"International Organizations and the Protection of Individual Rights"

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]

14:30-16:00 Workshop [Aula Magna]
Jeremy Waldron

14:30-15:00 Panel Presentations

Karen Lee, Does Culture Matter in the Implementation of the Rule of Law?

Ximena Soley Echeverra, Context Matters: Judicial Activism Justified? - Lessons
from the IACtHR

Donald Emerson Bello Hutt, On Legal (and Political) Constitutional
Interpretation in Legal (and Political) Theory

15:00-16:00 Discussion


Wednesday, 16 July 2014

09:15-10:45 Participants Dialogue [Aula Magna]
Michael Zrn

11:15-12:15 Presentation Research Agenda [Aula Magna]

12:30 Attendance Certificates [Aula Magna]

13:00 Lunch [Refectory]