Conference Profile

Bratislava Legal Forum 2015 is the name of the second year of an international academic conference, which will be organized annually in October by the Faculty of Law of the Comenius University in Bratislava on its academic premises. 

Conference will last for two days.

During the first day of the conference (October 9th 2015) a plenary session with a leading topic "Legal and Social Instruments for a More Efficient and Trusthworthy Judiciary" will take place in the historic auditorium of Comenius University, which will observe the 105th birth anniversary of the prominent Slovak jurist Prof. JUDr. Štefan Luby, DrSc. 

Early in the afternoon after the plenary session 12 parallel sessions will be held each focusing on a different subject matter (topics of the sessions are published in section “Sessions”). During the second day (October 10th 2015) a conference in the sessions will continue. Each session will be devoted to current issues, thematic concept of which will be published in the conference program. The meetings will run in Slovak, Czech and English language (simultaneous translation will be provided).

The main objective of the event is to promote, the exchange, comparison and synthesis of knowledge, of information and opinions on legal development in determined areas, and to anticipate its future direction and development. The aspiration is to discuss current professional issues that have an impact on the social life.

The conference shall simultaneously send a signal that educational institutions have an undeniable interest in positively influencing the legal development, linking the legal doctrine with the legal practice and particularly establishing a platform for discussions on key legal issues.

Conference is organized under the auspices of:

doc. JUDr. Robert Fico, CSc. – Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic 

We are honoured to inform you, that our invitation to present a paper during the plenary session has been accepted by following eminent personages: 

doc. JUDr. Robert Fico, CSc. – Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic

JUDr. Jana Baricová – Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic 

Prof. Dr. JUDr. Karel Eliáš – Vice - rector of Vysoká škola podnikání a práva, Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Prof. Ing. Štefan Luby, DrSc., Dr. h. c. - The Institute of Physics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

JUDr. Mgr. Martina Lubyová, PhD. - The Institute for Forecasting of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

prof. James E. Moliterno - Washington and Lee University School of Law

Hon. Prof. Dr. Eckart Ratz – President of the Supreme Court in Austria

JUDr. Pavel Rychetský – President of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic

Doc. JUDr. Marek Števček, PhD. – Faculty of Law of the Comenius University in Bratislava

Prof. JUDr. Pavel Šámal, PhD. - President of the Supreme Court of the Czech Republic, Faculty of Law of the Comenius University in Bratislava

Publishing output of the conference shall take the form of reviewed proceedings containing individual papers with an assigned ISBN, which will be issued in electronic version after the conclusion of the conference on CDs. The proceedings will at the same time be available on the website of the conference. 

We will accept registration forms submitted by September 15th 2015 through the on–line registration system available on the conference website. Please note that in case of early submission is the registration fee reduced.

Papers that are to be published in the proceedings of the conference are due by no later than November 1st 2015. The indicated deadline shall not be extended and only papers presented by active conference participants will be published. Papers need to correspond with the template available on the conference website and be submitted through the registration system in MS Word format. Please note that papers which are not written according to the instructions and templates will not be included in the proceedings of the conference because of difficulties associated with subsequent technical processing.



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