Call for Proposal: Association of Academic Support Educators

The Association of Academic Support Educators is seeking proposals for its 2015 conference to be held on May 26-28 at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL. The goal of the conference is to bring together colleagues interested in legal education and academic support and provide a collaborative environment for colleagues to meet, reconnect, and share ideas about pedagogy, scholarship and professional growth.

To submit a proposal on any subject relating to legal education and academic support, e-mail a description to  aaseconference@gmail.com in the same format as the sample proposal by January 12, 2015.

To view the sample proposal and for more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Legal Education.

November 20, 2014 at 9:15 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: From the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals

The University of Washington School of Law’s Washington International Law Journal are seeking submissions for its symposium, From the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals. The symposium will take place and the issue will be published in Spring, 2015. The focus of the articles should be on the UN’s transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals and the planned September 2015 General Assembly deliberation.

Submissions should be e-mailed to winlijart@uw.edu by January 25, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia.

November 20, 2014 at 7:51 pm Leave a comment

Kathleen Engel quoted in The New York Times

Kathleen Engel was quoted in Borrowers, Beware: The Robo-Signers Aren’t Finished Yet. To read the full article, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

November 17, 2014 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Harry Krause Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop

The Family Law & Policy Program at the University of Illinois College of Law in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Law School, the Brooklyn Law School, and the University of South Carolina School Law is seeking papers for the inaugural Harry Krause Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop. The workshop is scheduled to take place on January 19, 2015 at the University of Illinois College of Law and is designed to assist and mentor emerging scholars in family law and related fields.

Proposals should be no more than two pages or 1000 words in length and e-mailed to Professor Wilson at wils@illinois.edu by December 1, 2014.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Family Law.

November 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm Leave a comment

Renée Landers on WGBH/Boston Public Radio

Renée discusses the King v. Burwell case involving Obamacare that the Supreme Court will soon take up.

To listen to the full interview, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

November 14, 2014 at 5:43 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Measurement and Data in the Governance of Illicit Activities

On November 17-18, 2014, The Institute for International Law and Justice at New York University School of Law will host the conference, Measurement and Data in the Governance of Illicit Activities. The conference will examine how power-knowledge dynamics within global institutional governance of illicit activity are being transformed by new practices and cultures of measurement, data, indicators, and other quantified information.

To register for the conference, contact Tess Graham at tess.graham12@gmail.com.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; International Law; Criminal Law.

November 14, 2014 at 3:41 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Openness and Intellectual Property

The International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property is seeking papers for its 7th annual workshop, Openness and Intellectual Property to be held at the University of Pennsylvania, July 22-24, 2015. The workshop will address the many movements to promote open access scholarship, open software, and open data and will seek to answer what does it mean for intellectual property to be open and how do current calls for openness connect with the history and national traditions of IP? Papers may concern trademark, patent, copyright or related rights.

To be considered for the workshop, submit a 300-word abstract of your proposed paper, a one paragraph biography and a 2-page CV by January 15, 2015 to ishtip2015@sas.upenn.edu.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Intellectual Property Law.

November 13, 2014 at 9:39 pm Leave a comment

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