Capitol Hill Chapter: The Fifth International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform

The Capitol Hill Chapter of Federal Bar Association

The 5th International Conference on Legislative and Law Reform

Speakers and Guests
Estelle Appiah
Former Director of Legislative Drafting, Department of the Ministry of Justice, Ghana
Wade Ballou
Legislative Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives
Elizabeth Bakibinga-Gaswaga
Legal Adviser, Commonwealth Secretariat
Jeannine Bednar-Giyose
Director of Financial Sector Regulation and Legislation, Treasury Department, South Africa
Nathalia Berkowitz
Legislative Lawyer, Gibraltar, and EU legal capacity building expert, Kosovo and Africa
Don Colagiuri
Parliamentary Counsel, New South Wales, Australia
Tonye Clinton Jaja
Attorney, National Institute for Legislative Studies, National Assembly, Nigeria
Sarah Lawsky
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Eamonn Moran
Former Chief Parliamentary Counsel, Australia, and Law Draftsman, Hong Kong
Karoli Ssemogerere
Consultant and External Counsel, Uganda Communications Commission
Michael Stern
Former Senior Counsel, Office of the Legislative Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives
Wim Voermans
Professor, Leiden University, President of the International Association of Legislation
Craig Volden
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Virginia, notable author on the U.S. Congress
Mauro Zamboni
Professor, Stockholm University, Sweden
The annual International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform focuses on how laws are written in the United States and around the world at the international, national, and subnational levels. The conference draws speakers and attendees from around the world. During the past two conferences, participants hailed from six continents. The conference provides an unparalleled opportunity for a wide range of experts to meet and exchange knowledge and perspectives on a topic of great importance to governance: the drafting and reform of laws.
Regular Registration

Discounted 2-day Registration

2-day Registration: $275.00 FBA Members: $195.00
1-day Registration: $140.00 Law Students: $165.00
*All rates increase by $50.00 after March 31, 2018

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Exact CLE credit information will become available closer to the date of the conference.
To register or obtain more information about the conference, visit the conference website at
April 12 - 13, 2018
7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Washington College of Law at American University
Washington, D.C.

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