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Lawyer Regulation Stakeholder Networks And The Global Diffusion Of Ideas, Laurel S. Terry Jan 2020

Lawyer Regulation Stakeholder Networks And The Global Diffusion Of Ideas, Laurel S. Terry

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This Article is a companion article to Laurel S. Terry, Global Networks and the Legal Profession, 53 Akron L. Rev. 137 (2019), https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3620399. That article explained why global networks are useful for lawyers and the clients they represent, introduced some of the scientific literature about networks, cited prior literature about (mostly domestic) legal profession networks, and then identified ways in which lawyers and their employers, including law firms, participate in global legal profession networks, as well as domestic networks. This Article focuses on a subset of global legal profession networks, which are ...


International Initiatives That Facilitate Global Mobility In Higher Education, Laurel Terry Jan 2011

International Initiatives That Facilitate Global Mobility In Higher Education, Laurel Terry

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This article identifies a number of international initiatives that have contributed to, reflect, or facilitate global higher education mobility. The article begins by presenting statistics about global higher education mobility. The sections that follow address a number of “hard law” and “soft law” international initiatives that promote such mobility. The initiatives discussed in the article include, inter alia, European Union initiatives, the Bologna Process which led to the creation of the European Higher Education Area, and higher education initiatives of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and ...


The Bologna Process And Its Impact In Europe: It's So Much More Than Degree Changes, Laurel Terry Jan 2008

The Bologna Process And Its Impact In Europe: It's So Much More Than Degree Changes, Laurel Terry

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The Bologna Process is a massive, multi-year project designed to create the "European Higher Education Area" by the year 2010. it began ten eyars ago, when four European Union (EU) countries signed a relatively vague declaration. It has grown to include forty-six countries, including all of the EU Member States and nineteen non-EU countries. The Bologna Process countries have agreed on ten "action lines" for restructuring European higher education. These action lines are nothing short of revolutionary - they address everything from a three-cycle degree system (e.g., bachelor-master's-doctorate degrees), European-wide quality assurance efforts, mobility of higher education students and ...