Book Launch and Discussion with Mitchel Lasser and Antoine Vauchez

Starts:
3:30 pm on Friday, October 16, 2020
Ends:
5:00 pm on Friday, October 16, 2020
Location:
Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/european/2020/09/11/book-launch-and-discussion-with-mitchel-lasser-and-antoine-vauchez/

Join us for a double launch and conversation with Mitchel Lasser and Antoine Vauchez. Discussants will be Fernanda Nicola, Professor of Law and Director of the Program on International Organizations Law and Diplomacy at the Washington College of Law, American University, and Quinn Slobodian, Associate Professor of History at Wellesley College. This event is a concurrent panel of the 2020 meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law.

Mitchel Lasser is the Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law, Director of Graduate Studies, and co-directer of the Cornell Summer Institute of International and Comparative Law in Paris. He teaches and writes in the areas of comparative law, law of the European Union, comparative constitutional law, and judicial process. Lasser will be discussing Judicial (Dis-)Appointments: Debating Judicial Independence and Judicial Quality at the ECJ and the ECtHR (forthcoming from Oxford University Press).

Antoine Vauchez is CNRS Research professor at Université Paris 1-Sorbonne. He has published extensively on expertise and politics in contemporary European democracies and the EU, notably Brokering Europe: Euro-lawyers and the Making of a Transnational Polity (2015). Vauchez will be discussing The Neoliberal Republic: Corporate Lawyers, Statecraft, and the Making of Public-Private France (forthcoming from Cornell University Press).