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Call for Papers – Law and Conflict Resolution

The Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution (JLCR) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal published monthly by Academic Journals (http://www.academicjournals.org/JLCR). JLCR is dedicated to increasing the depth of the subject across disciplines with the ultimate aim of expanding knowledge of the subject.

Call for Papers

JLCR will cover all areas of the subject. The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence, and will publish:

  • Original articles in basic and applied research
  • Case studies
  • Critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries and essays

We invite you to submit your manuscript(s) to jlcr@acadjourn.org for publication in the monthly issue. Our objective is to inform authors of the decision on their manuscript(s) within four weeks of submission. Following acceptance, a paper will normally be published in the next issue. Instruction for authors and other details are available on our website; http://www.academicjournals.org/JLCR/Instruction.htm

JLCR is an Open Access Journal

One key request of researchers across the world is unrestricted access to research publications. Open access gives a worldwide audience larger than that of any subscription-based journal and thus increases the visibility and impact of published works. It also enhances indexing, retrieval power and eliminates the need for permissions to reproduce and distribute content. JLCR is fully committed to the Open Access Initiative and will provide free access to all articles as soon as they are published.

Best regards,

Imonivwerha Ochuko,

Editorial Assistant

For

Dr.Ovunda Vincent Christopher Okene,

Editor,

Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution

E-mail: submit.jlcr@gmail.com , manuscripts.jlcr, submits.jlcr@gmail.com,

www.academicjournals.org/JLCR

ISSN 2006-9804

(Shared for public interest based on an email received from the journal. Jurists are highly encouraged to participate.)

The First Meeting of ANLUS on JULY 04, 2009

The Wait is Over!

The First Meeting of ANLUS on JULY 04, 2009

ASSOCIATION OF NEPALESE LAWYERS AND SCHOLARS IN THE US

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

[DURING THE ANA CONVENTION 2009]

ANLUS Invites all Nepalese Law Students in the US, Nepali Lawyers-Advocates, US Attorneys from Nepal, Law Faculty Members from Nepal and US, Nepalese Paralegals and Nepalese Legal Professionals to attend and be a part of the first meeting of our online legal community, here in San Francisco, California on July 04, 2009 during the 27th ANA Convention. Exact Venue, Time and Program Schedule to follow. Law Faculty from Nepal Law Campus, Kathmandu School of Law and some major US Law Schools will also be invited.

Mosaic of Movements: An Assemby on Human Rights, 28 to 30 April 2008

Mosaic of Movements: An Assemby on Human Rights
28 to 30 April 2008
Albany, New York, United States

Website: http://www.nyscadv/org
Contact name: Lisa Norton
Organized by: NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence with co-sponsor Amnesty International Womens Human Rights Project
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: Not available.
(Check the event website for latest details.)

The Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability and Transperency, May 7-9, 2008

 

Join a thousand international participants in Amsterdam for the best global sustainability networking opportunity of the year.

 

Next May the spotlight will be on sustainability reports users.

Be the first to:

§         hear the results of the GRI Readers’ Choice Survey, cutting edge research on the sustainability readers’ views on sustainability reporting today;

§         find out which sustainability reports have won a GRI Readers’ Choice Award;

§         learn from global leaders about the latest developments in the debates surrounding sustainability and reporting; and

§         share your sustainability reporting experiences with a diverse array of global participants.

 

Whether you’re a sustainability reporting organization, a reader of these reports or a sustainability practitioner, the conference offers you an internationally renowned program, quality debate, and practical tools to ensure sustainability reporting leads to transparency, accountability and improved sustainability performance.

 

Register here today!

 

For further information contact GRI.

 

Find out about the GRI Conference 2006 here.

ANLUS welcomes Jurists from Kathmandu School of Law

ANLUS welcomes Advocate Sudip Giri (LLM-Kathmandu School of Law and a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nepal) along with Advocate Raju Ram Silawal (LLM-Kathmandu School of Law) to United States during their short visit in the US. They are attending American Bar Association’s Mid-Year Meeting to be held in Los Angeles, CA starting February 07 until 12th. Both, as leading Criminal Justice Jurists and Law Scholars from Kathmandu School of Law shall be exclusively attending the Forum and Sessions related to Criminal Justice. Advocate Giri, points out the need to better understand the Criminal Justice System of the United States and the Prison Reform system. Both visited Golden Gate University-School of Law and interviewed fellow law students from Nepal as well.

Advocate Giri also aims at receiving cooperation from Police Department and Public Defender’s Office for a possible visit to the California Prisons for better acquaintance of the subject matter. Likewise, Advocate Silawal stressed for the need of scholarship oppertunities for Nepalese Law students in the US and is excited about the positive scholarship environment being developed in various law schools in the US.

Both lawyers intend to submit a detailed report on criminal justice, penal reform, prison conditions and legal development in the relevant arenas. The report shall be presented to Kathmandu School of Law. Their visit has been highly acknowledged by the legal community in Nepal as a possible bridge connecting Nepalese and US Criminal Justice lawyers. It should be noted that Yuwaraj Sangraula, Director of Kathmandu School of Law also wants to develop strong ties with US Law schools and American Bar Associaton.

Introduction: Kripa Upadhyay, Esq.

Having earned her Juris Doctor (J.D) degree from the Seattle University School of Law in 2007, Kripa is an Immigration Attorney with the law firm of Carney & Marchi, P.S where she practices all areas of Immigration & Nationality Law in addition to a limited practice in Criminal Defense.
Currently serving as the Chair of the Citizenshih Day Committee for the WA state chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Kripa is also actively involved with various social service organizations.
Kripa volunteers as a Pro-Bono attorney for the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (www.nwirp.org), a non-profit organization that provides free legal assistance to low income immigrants and is also a board member for Nepalese Children’s Education Fund (NCEF), a non profit organization that educates children from economically and socially disadvantaged families in Nepal (www.nepalchildren.org)
Licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, Kripa is also licensed to practice before the United States Distrcit Court for the Western District of Washington.
Kripa can be contacted via the following:
Carney & Marchi, P.S
108 S. Washington Street, Suite 406
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206 -224-0909

Nepali lawyers visit School of Law to help foster mediation programs, April 7, 2006

April 7, 2006 > Nepali lawyers visit School of Law to help foster mediation programs

A delegation of law faculty and public-interest lawyers from Kathmandu, Nepal, recently visited the School of Law for two weeks through a U.S. State Department exchange designed to develop mediation programs in Nepal.The visitors made presentations to law school faculty and students on community mediation, legal education and the legal profession in Nepal.

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Photo by Mary Butkus
Radhika Regmi Pokharel (left), coordinator and trainer for the Community Mediation Program of the U.N. Development Program’s Mainstreaming Gender Equity Programme in Kathmandu, meets with students during a recent alternative dispute-resolution class.

In turn, the delegation received advanced mediation training and met dispute-resolution providers in the St. Louis area, including private mediators and those with the family and juvenile courts. The delegation also networked with University faculty, participated in law school classes and special events, and attended the American Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference in Atlanta.

“In Nepal, we have been successfully implementing community mediation programs,” said Yubaraj Sangroula, executive director of the Kathmandu School of Law. “However, we gained many new ideas from the mediation programs in the U.S., which focus on consumers, juveniles and victims.

“The partnership with Washington University will bear fruits for both countries in the future.”

In addition to Sangroula, members of the delegation were:

• Sudeep Gautam, coordinator of the LL.M. Business and International Trade Law Program for Kathmandu School of Law and program coordinator of the Community Mediation Program at the Center for Legal Research and Resource Development;

• Radhika Regmi Pokharel, coordinator and trainer for the Community Mediation Program of the United Nations Development Program’s Mainstreaming Gender Equity Programme in Kathmandu; and

• Ratna Kaji Shrestha, human rights lawyer and mediation trainer for the Forum for Women, Law and Development in Kathmandu.

“The program design for our exchange visit was excellent because it gave us opportunities to both enhance our general conflict resolution skills and increase our understanding of mediation and dispute resolution in the U.S.,” Pokharel said.

“We’ve had the opportunity to visit an amazing number of agencies and programs and learn about multiple program designs and models.”

The law school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, directed by Karen Tokarz, J.D., professor of law, received a three-year, $244,000 grant from the State Department to establish exchanges between the University and Kathmandu law schools and between University and civil society nongovernmental organizations in Nepal.

C.J. Larkin, J.D., administrative director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, provided mediation training to the delegation and coordinated the visit. Larkin and other representatives from the School of Law will visit Nepal in June.

The State Department grant provides funding for the law school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program to offer intermediate and advanced conflict resolution training to Nepali faculty, students and organizations involved in community mediation. The training will be conducted both at WUSTL and in Nepal.

University faculty and students will observe Nepali mediators and receive training while in Nepal. Additionally, the law school will develop Internet dispute resolution resources for Nepali mediators.

The law school and the George Warren Brown School of Social Work have been developing partnerships with universities and nongovernmental organizations in Nepal for several years. Gautam Yadama, Ph.D., director of international programs and associate professor in the School of Social Work, began the collaborations through his U.S. Agency for International Development-funded project with Nepal Law School in 1999-2001. Yadama served as a Fulbright professor in Nepal in 2000-01.

Jane Aiken, J.D., the William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law, also served as a Fulbright senior scholar at Tribhuvan Law Campus during fall 2001. For three summers, WUSTL law students worked in Kathmandu through the public-interest stipend program, with placement assistance from Aiken and Larkin.

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE- AILA 2006

AMERICAN IMMIGRATION LAWYERS ASSOCIATIONANNUAL CONFERENCE- AILA 2006 

Santosh Giri 

SESSIONS/EVENTS ATTENDEDWednesday5:00 PM- 8:30 PM RegistrationThursday9:00 AM- 10:00 AM Keynote Address10:00 AM- 11:00AM Agencies that Affect Immigration Lawyers11:00AM- 12:20 PM NIV Overview-Key Concepts1:00PM- 2:00 PM AILA Infonet Training/Searching2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Cutting Edge Issues in Asylum3:30PM-4:30 PM AILA Infonet Training/Basics7:30 PM- 10:00 PMPub CrawlFriday8:00 AM-9:15 AM Preparing I-129 petitions for Nonimmigrant Workers9:30 AM- 10:45 AM Non-employment based Immigrant Visas10:05 AM- 11:20 AM Athletes, Entertainers and Artists (Os & Ps)12:00 PM- 2:00 PM AILA Indian Sub-continent Interest Group Meeting2:00 PM-3:20 PM Consequences of Criminal Conduct3:00 PM- 4:15 PM Nuts and Bolts of PERM Application4:30 PM- 5:20 PM PERM StrategiesSaturday9:00 AM- 9:50 AM Study break: Keeping F-1 and M-1 students in Status10:00 AM- 10:55 AM L-1B-What’s so special About you?2:00 PM- 5:15 PM PERM workshop9:00 PM- 12:00 AM AILA Saturday Night Party Continue reading “ANNUAL CONFERENCE- AILA 2006”

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