Comparative Perspectives on Evidence Law: East and West (Editor's Note)
WANG Zhuhao. EDITOR’S NOTE[J]. Front. Law China, 2018, 13(1): 1-5.
5 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2018
Date Written: April 23, 2018
The world of evidence law feels like a small one because of the International Association of Evidence Science and its biennial International Conference on Evidence Law and Forensic Science (“ICELFS”). Since 2007, the 1st ICELFS was held in Beijing, China, six conferences have been convened, respectively in China, Australia and the United States. Over a decade, ICELFS kept on making breakthroughs and has been growing into a prime platform of communications for evidence law jurists and forensic scientists in China and around the world. The 6th International Conference on Evidence Law and Forensic Science (“ICELFS 2017”) has been held during August 14-16, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States, co-hosted by the International Association of Evidence Science, China University of Political Science and Law and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland, U.S., while sponsored by the “2011” Plan of China Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization and by the “111” Plan of China Evidence Science Innovation and Talent Base. More than 150 delegates from five continents, including countries like the United States, China, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Netherlands, Australia and Japan, attended the ICELFS 2017, with more than 80 paper submissions and 14 panel discussions at a high inter-disciplinary and intelligence level.
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