Distinguished Professor of Law Vivian Curran Elected Vice-President of IACL and Honorary President of ASCL

Vivian Curran

Distinguished Professor of Law Vivian Curran has been elected to a six-year term as a Vice-President of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL).

The IACL is composed of approximately 1,000 elected scholars, and the group held its 20th Annual Congress in Fukuoka, Japan July 22 - 28 at Kyushu University's Ito Campus where elections took place. The IACL holds an international congress and thematic congresses in countries around the world on specific topics in comparative law analyzed from several perspectives.

At the congress Curran organized, introduced, and chaired a session, "Remembering Patrick Glenn," to commemorate both the life and work of Glenn, one of the great comparatists of the 20th century.

The IACL was founded in 1924 at The Hague.

Additionally, Curran was recently elected to a two-year term as Honorary President of the American Society of Comparative Law.

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