David Yamada quoted in The Chicago Tribune

David Yamada was quoted in Saturday Night Live Interns Settle NBCUniversal Wage Lawsuit. To read the full article, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Labor & Employment Law.

October 24, 2014 at 6:55 pm Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: ABA-IPL Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium

The American Bar Association Section of Intellectual property Law is seeking papers for its second annual Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium to be held on March 25-27 in Bethesda, MD. The event will provide an opportunity for IP scholars to present their work to an audience of practitioners distinguished in their field, and to acquaint conference attendees with important evolving scholarship.

If interested, send an abstract describing a current scholarship project in one of the following areas: (a) patent law and/or trade secret law; (ii) copyright law; or (iii) trademark law and/or unfair competition to porscha.boyd@americanbar.org by December 12, 2014. In the subject line of the e-mail include: “Abstract Submission for the ABA-IPL Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Symposium.”

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for papers; Intellectual Property Law.

October 23, 2014 at 9:16 pm Leave a comment

Symposium: A Review: Peter Gerhart’s Property Law and Social Morality

Texas A&M University School of Law is hosting the Symposium: A Review: Peter Gerhart’s Property Law & Social Morality on October 24, 2014 from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. The symposium is dedicated to Gerhart’s development of a single theory to explain the relationship between common and private property and how that relationship is defined by social custom. Peter Gerhart will be making an appearance at the event.

To register for the symposium, go here. Registration is $65.00 and CLE credit is pending.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Property Law.


October 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Workshop on Comparative Constitutional Amendment

Boston College Law School and the International Association of Constitutional Law’s Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change are seeking submissions for their workshop on comparative constitutional amendment to be held on May 15, 2015 at BC Law School. The purpose of the workshop is to gather scholars whose primary field of research is comparative constitutional amendment for a discussion on enduring and emerging questions in the field.

To submit a paper, e-mail a copy to judy.yi@bc.edu with the following subject line: “IACL – Paper Submission – Comparative Constitutional Amendment Workshop”. Papers must be submitted by January 15, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Constitutional Law.

October 21, 2014 at 1:41 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Michigan Law School 2015 Young Scholar’s Conference

The University of Michigan Law School is seeking submissions for its 2015 Young Scholar’s Conference: Within/out the Narrow Confines of the Law to be held on March 27-28, 2015, at the University of Michigan Law School. The conference will explore existing confines of “law” and conventional legal theories, and their relationship with new approaches to, and within, the law.

To submit a proposal, e-mailĀ  a 300-500 word abstract and your CV to law-doconf@umich.edu by December 2, 2014. Selected papers will be announced in January, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers.


October 17, 2014 at 4:32 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson

The University of Missouri Law Review is seeking proposals for an upcoming Works-in-Progress conference to be held on February 26, 2015 and to be held in conjunction with the Law Review’s Symposium: Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson, the following day. Proposals should be related to the number of issues that arose from the events in Ferguson, Missouri this past August following the shooting of Michael Brown and can include analyses that are practical, theoretical or interdisciplinary.

To submit a proposal, send a a one page presentation proposal to Professor S. David Mitchell at mitchellsd@missouri.edu by November 15, 2014.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences and Symposia.

October 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Nova Law Review Symposium 2015 – New Media and Old Metaphors

Nova Law Review is seeking papers for its 2015 Symposium: New Media and Old Metaphors scheduled for February 12-13, 2015 at Nova Southeastern University. The focus of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary review of issues, involving business and industry responses to the transformative impact of new media on traditional entertainment and media.

To submit a paper for consideration, e-mail an abstract to lawreview@nsu.law.nova.edu by October 15, 2014. First draft of manuscript is due January 15, 2015 and completed articles are due by February 1, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Technology Trends

October 15, 2014 at 2:49 pm Leave a comment

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