PSG XVIII: Justice and Court Administration

Study Group Co-Chairs

Prof. dr. Philip LANGBROEK,
Montaigne Centre for Justice and Conflict Resolution, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Dr. Daniel KETTIGER
Centre for Competence of Public management of the University of Berne (Switzerland)

Prof. dr. Andreas LIENHARD
Centre for Competence of Public management of the University of Berne (Switzerland)

Dr. Marco FABRI
National Research Council (Italy)

 

Meeting Rooms

Alvøen Hotel Norge Wednesday 5 September 16.30 – 18.30
Alvøen Hotel Norge Thursday 6 September 08.30 – 10.30
11.00 – 12.30
14.00 – 16.00
16.30 – 18.30
Alvøen Hotel Norge Friday 7 September 08.30 – 10.30

Schedule

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DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 16:30 – 18:30        

Introduction to Study Group XVIII

Philip Langbroek, Montaigne Center, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Marco Fabri, Research Institute on Judicial Systems, National Research Council (Italy)

 

Legal Perspectives

Chair : Philip Langbroek, Montaigne Center, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Speakers:

  • Bugoslaw Banaszak & Wygoda Krysztof, University of Wroclaw, (Poland)

Administrative judiciary in Poland: selected issues

  • Andras Patyi, National University of Public Service, Budapest (Hungary)

Administrative Justice and Constitutionality in Hungary

  • K.J. De Graaf & A.T. Marseille, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

Jump starting the Dutch economy with the Dutch Crisis and Recovery Act? An analysis of direct and indirect effects of procedural provisions

  • Ferry De Jong, Utrecht University School of Law (The Netherlands)

Shifting conceptions of legitimate authority in the Dutch criminal justice system

  • Anastasia Sodiropoulou & Emmanuel Jeuland, University Phanthéon Sorbonne Paris 1 (France)

The impact of communication on case law and court administration in France

 

DAY 2 – THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 08:30 – 10:30        

Overview over research project “Basic Research into Court Management in Switzerland”

Andreas Lienhard, Center of Competence for Public Management, University of Bern (Switzerland)

 

Justice Administration and Politics

Chair: Daniel Kettiger, Center of Competence for Public Management, University of Bern (Switzerland)

Speakers:

  • John T. Johnson, University of Oslo (Norway)

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ): Ten years of European justice reform

  • Christophe Koller & Daniel Fink, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

Justice and courts administrations, their working and efficiency in federal states

  • Ivana Borzova, Ministry of Justice (Czech Republic)

Supervision and inspection in justice administration

  • Gavin Drewry, Royal Holloway University of London (UK)

The belated arrival of a British Ministry of Justice – A new era of parliamentary accountability for the administration of justice?

10:30 – 11:00         Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30         Justice Administration and Society

Chair: Andreas Lienhard, Center of Competence for Public Management, University of Bern (Switzerland)

Speakers:

  • Brian Jay Ostrom, National Center for State Courts (USA)

Court Reform in the Real World

  • Philip Langbroek, Tina Van der Linden & Mandy Van der Velde, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Text characteristics and intended audiences of written judgments of Utrecht District Court

 12:30 – 14:00         Lunch

14:00 – 16:00         Management of Courts in the Justice System

Chair: Marco Fabri, Research Institute on Judicial Systems, National Research Council (Italy)

Speakers:

  • Ran Lachman & Moshe Bar Niv, The College of Management / Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel)

Legal and Non-legal Factors Affecting Court Justices’ Decision Behavior

  • Angela Eicher & Kuno Schedler, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Practices of response to multiple rationalities in courts

  • Andreas Lienhard, Daniel Kettiger & Daniela Winkler, University of Bern (Switzerland)

Court Management in Switzerland: an actual overview

  • Anne Maree Wallace, Kathy Mack & Sharyn Roach Anleu, University of Canberra / Flinders University (Australia)

Judicial Caseload allocation and specialisation: Finding the ‘Right Judge’?

16:00 – 16:30         Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:30         Management of Courts in the Justice System (cont.)

Chair: Philip Langbroek, Montaigne Center, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Speakers:

  • Giancarlo Vecchi, Polytechnic of Milan (Italy)

The modernization of judicial system in Italy. First results of the national programme “Diffusion of best practices in the Italian judicial officies” and the case of Milan judicial structures

  • Luigi Lepore, Concetta Metallo & Rocco Agrifoglio, “Parthenope” University of Naples (Italy)

Court management in the justice system: A performance evaluation model

  • Nadia Carboni & Marco Velicogna, IRSIG – CNR, Bologna (Italy)

Electronic data exchange within European Justice: a good opportunity?

DAY 3 – FRIDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 09:00 – 10:30        

Management of Courts in the Justice System (cont.)

Chair: Daniel Kettiger, Center of Competence for Public Management, University of Bern (Switzerland)

Speakers:

  • David M. Vaughn, USAID/Ukraine FAIR Judiciary Project

Improving Court Quality and Public Trust and Confidence Using Citizen Report Cards

  • Caroline Foulquier, Limoges University (France)

Improving court administration in order to improve the work of the courts

  • Petra Pekkanen, Pauliina Seppälä, & Timo Pirttilä, Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland)

Designing and implementing delay reduction projects in courts

Study Group Planning and Next Steps

Philip Langbroek, Montaigne Center, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)