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The King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center Presents

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in Uncategorized

Supreme Courts of Europe: A Historical and Comparative Perspective

The Supreme Court, Parliament Square, London, UK

The Supreme Court, Parliament Square, London, UK

Speaker: Douglas Askman, Associate Professor of History, HPU
When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 5:30 pm
Where: Ali`iōlani Hale, 417 South King Street, Honolulu, HI

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Douglas Askman is an associate professor of history at Hawai`i Pacific University. He has visited approximately 150 national, state, and provincial supreme courts in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific.

This presentation will examine and compare the supreme courts of over 50 different jurisdictions in Europe. It will look at the architecture, decoration, and history of supreme court buildings and courtrooms. It will also consider the structure and organization of various European supreme courts and highlight similarities and differences with the American judicial system.

If you require accommodation for a disability, please call JHC 539-4999.