Call for Papers: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injuries

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Journal of Law & Health is seeking papers for its Annual Symposium: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injuries. The Journal of Law & Health is a student-run publication dedicated to publishing innovative articles that offer diverse perspectives on the intersection between law, health and medicine. The Symposium aims to facilitate a well-rounded discussion between judges, legislators, academics, and medical professionals on the social, ethical, and legal issues that may occur as more research becomes available on brain injuries in sports.

To submit a paper, e-mail a 600-word abstract describing your topic and a copy of your curriculum vitae  to n.m.vento@cmlaw.csuohio.edu & j.gatta@cmlaw.csuohio.edu by November 30, 2014. Include “Submission: Annual Symposium” in the subject line of your e-mail.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Health Law; Sports and Entertainment Law.

September 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: Revisiting the Standard 1L Curriculum

The call for proposals is for the Fifteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Conference to be held on March 6-7, 2015 at the University of New Mexico School of Law in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme of the conference is Revisiting the Standard 1L Curriculum which will include presentations that examine the curriculum and whether it still teaches what we need to teach. Proposals can be any subject of interest to those teaching legal writing and research.

To submit a presentation proposal, send the following information to Wendy Adele Humphrey at wendy.humphrey@ttu.edu and Susie Salmon at salmon@email.arizona.edu: 1. Contact information to all presenters; 2. Title of Presentation; 3. Brief (one paragraph) description of the presentation; 4. Time needed for presentation (25 – 50 mins) and 5. Technology needed for presentation.

Deadline to submit is December 5, 2014.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for papers; Legal Education; Legal Writing

September 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: AALS Workshop on Next Generation Issues on Sex, Gender and the Law

The Association of American Law Schools is seeking proposals for presentations and papers for their 2015 Workshop on Next Generation Issues on Sex, Gender and the Law to be held on June 24-26, 2015 in Orlando, FL. Paper and presentation proposals should focus on examining future law-related concerns about gender equality and provide innovative new approaches to achieving equality for women and those who challenge gender norms in our society with a particular attention to employment, violence against women, reproductive rights, women’s poverty and women in legal education.

To submit a paper or proposal, e-mail a brief description of no more than 1000 words along with your resume to 15wksp@aals.org by September 15, 2014.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Gender & Sexuality Law; Women & The Law.

September 11, 2014 at 9:25 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: First Amendment Networks: Issues in Net Neutrality

The First Amendment Law Review at the University of North Carolina School of Law is seeking papers for its Symposium Edition, First Amendment Networks: Issues in Net Neutrality. The Symposium Edition will cover a breadth of topics at the intersection of the First Amendment and the current state of network neutrality regulation. The Symposium Edition seeks papers primarily with a legal focus, but are interested in papers also from economics, business and government.

Submissions should be sent via e-mail to falr@unc.edu by October 13, 2014.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Constitutional Law.

September 8, 2014 at 2:32 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Creativity Without Law

Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Center for Law, Technology & the Arts will host Creativity Without Law on November 7, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.

This event will focus on the growing body of scholarship examining the on-the-ground practices of creators and innovators. The conference will offer important practical insights for lawyers who represent clients in creative fields and help them understand doctrinal limits on IP protection as well as the non legal considerations that shape client motivations, expectations, and business decisions.

For more information and to register, click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Intellectual Property Law.

September 8, 2014 at 1:47 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: George Washington University Law School Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop

The Center for Law, Economics & Finance (C-LEAF) at The George Washington University Law School is seeking submissions for  its fifth annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop and Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes. The Workshop will be held on February 27-28, 2015 at GW Law School in Washington, DC.

To submit a paper for consideration, send an abstract, summary or draft preferably by e-mail, on or before October 17, 2014 to Professor Lisa M. Fairfax at lfairfax@law.gwu.edu. To facilitate blind review, your name and other identifying information should be redacted from your paper submission. For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Business Law; Law & Economics; Securities Law

 

September 4, 2014 at 9:30 pm Leave a comment

Kim McLaurin quoted in The Washington Post

Kim McLaurin was quoted in D.C. defense attorneys want juveniles released from shackles in court. To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

August 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm Leave a comment

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