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All topic presentations will take place in Room 25.
6.25 CLE credits have been requested.


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Friday, September 26th

12:30-1:00pm Registration
1:00-2:15pm

Topic: American and Scandinavian Legal Realism (Room 25)

Naturalism in Scandinavian and American Realism: Similarities and Differences
Professor Torben Spaak, Uppsala University Faculty of Law

The American and Scandinavian Realists and the Grounds of Law
Professor Brian Bix, University of Minnesota Law School

2:30-3:45pm

Topic: Freedom of Expression as a Human Right (Room 25)

Freedom of Expression: The Limits of Tolerance
Professor Thomas Bull, Uppsala University Faculty of Law

Freedom of Expression: Are the International Conventions a Unifying or a Divisive Force
Professor Fred L. Morrison, University of Minnesota Law School

4:00-6:00pm Reception at Law School (Spannaus Commons)
Reisenfeld Rare Books Research Center open for viewing, brief presentation at 4:45

Saturday, September 27th

8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00-10:15am

Topic: Families Across National and Cultural Boundaries (Room 25)

Family Law in a Multicultural Sweden
Professor Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg, Uppsala University Faculty of Law

Child Custody Determinations in a Multicultural Society
Clinical Professor Jean M. Sanderson, University of Minnesota Law School

10:30-11:45am

Topic: Environmental Law (Room 25)

The Public Interest and EU Law on Biological Diversity
Professor Jan Darpö, Uppsala University Faculty of Law

Endangered Species Protection in the United States: From Prohibition to Proactive Management
Professor Bradley C. Karkkainen, University of Minnesota Law School

12:00-1:30pm Lunch, Lindquist & Vennum Conference Room (385)
1:30-2:45pm

Topic: Terrorism and Legal Security (Room 25)

Terrorism and Legal Security: A Swedish and European Perspective
Professor Petter Asp, Uppsala University Faculty of Law

Security vs. Liberty: Imbalanced Balancing
Professor Oren Gross, University of Minnesota Law School

7:00pm Reception and Banquet at Weisman Art Museum, The Dolly Fiterman Riverview Gallery