Samuel Baumgartner
Professor of Law and Director of Faculty Research and Development

Fall 2012

  • Published “Changes to the European Union’s Regime of Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign Judgments and Transnational Litigation in the United States,” 18 Sw. J. Int’l L. 567 (2012).
  • Presented “Understanding the Effects of U.S. Judgments Abroad” and was a panelist for “Judgments Recognition and Enforcement: Is the Status Quo Working” at the Symposium “Tug of War: The Tension Between Regulation and International Cooperation,” New York University Law School, New York, NY.

Spring 2012

  • Served as Visiting Professor at the University of Bern Law School in Switzerland.
  • Presented work-in-progress “Do Transnational Tribunals Improve Compliance with Human Rights Norms” at The University of Dayton School of Law.

Winter 2011-2012

  • Presented “The Proposed Changes to the European Union’s Regime of Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign Judgments” at the conference “Our Courts and the World” at Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California.

Fall 2011

  • Published “Does Access to Justice Improve Countries’ Compliance with Human Rights Norms? – An Empirical Study,” 44 CORNELL INT’L L.J. 441 (Fall 2011).

Summer 2011

  • Became Assistant Editor of Quadrilingual Journal International Journal of Procedural Law.

Spring 2011

  • Served as Visiting Professor at The University of Bern School of Law in Switzerland.
  • The book in which he authored a chapter, Common Law, Civil law, and The Future of Categories  (Janet Walker & Oscar Chase eds., 2010) was nominated for the Walter Owen Book Prize for an outstanding new contribution to Canadian legal literature in 2010.

Summer 2010

  • Attended the inaugural editorial meeting for the new International Journal of Procedural Law in Ghent, Belgium.

Spring 2010

  • Published “Civil Procedure Reform in Switzerland and the Role of Legal Transplants,” a chapter in COMMON LAW, CIVIL LAW AND THE FUTURE OF CATEGORIES (Janet Walker & Oscar Chase eds., 2010); reprinted in 49 Sup. Ct. L. Rev. 75 (2010) (Canada).
  • Presented “Does Access to Justice Improve a Country’s Compliance With Its Human Rights Obligations?” at the Northeast Ohio Faculty Colloquium at Cleveland Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.

Winter 2009-2010

  • Presented “Does Access to Justice Improve a Country’s Compliance With Its Human Rights Obligations?” on a panel entitled “New Voices in Human Rights” at an AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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