Call for Papers: Annual Comparative Law Work-In Progress Workshop

The American Society of Comparative Law is seeking papers for its next annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop to be held on March 6-7, 2015 at Princeton University. Up to seven papers will be selected for the workshop discussion and will be a mix of both junior and senior scholars. The annual workshop is an important forum in which comparative law work in progress can be explored among colleagues in a serious and through manner that will be helpful to the respective authors.

To submit a paper, e-mail a copy to Kim Lane Scheppele at by January 5, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers



September 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Christopher Deaborn quoted on about Hernandez case

Christopher Dearborn was quoted in an Associate Press article that ran on about Prosecutors deciding not to oppose a move by Hernandez’s lawyers to suppress evidence.

To read the full article, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

September 26, 2014 at 5:54 pm Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: 2015 New Voices in Civil Justice Scholarship Workshop

Vanderbilt Law School’s Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program is seeking submissions, for its 2015 New Voices in Civil Justice Scholarship Workshop, to be held May 11-12, 2015 at Vanderbilt Law School. The Branstetter Program draws on a multimillion dollar endowment to support research and curriculum in civil litigation and dispute resolution. Submitted papers should address an aspect of civil justice.

Submissions for the workshop should be e-mailed to no later than January 1, 2015. Include your name, current position and contact information in the e-mail.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Civil Procedure; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Evidence

September 23, 2014 at 2:43 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment

Yale Law School, Yale Medical School and the Yale School of Public Health will be hosting the conference, Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment on October 17-18, 2015 at Yale Law School. The conference will bring together leading scholars, key policy makers and top experts in law, public health and medicine to investigate a broad range of complex constitutional issues raised at the intersection of medicine, public health, and the First Amendment.

To register for the event, go here.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Constitutional Law; Health Law

September 23, 2014 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: Fifth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference

The Fifth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference will be held at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA on March 6-7, 2015. The organizers invite proposals for presentations on topics related to teaching legal writing and encourage proposals that include concrete teaching exercises and problems. Presentations should be either 25 or 50 minutes in length and both individual and panel presentations are welcome.

To submit a proposal, e-mail a completed proposal submission form to by October 31, 2014.

For more information and the proposal submission form, click here.

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

September 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: Hybrid Learning and Flipped Classroom Principles

The New England Consortium of Academic Support Professionals (NECASP) is hosting a conference on Hybrid Learning and Flipped Classroom Principles on December 8, 2014 at Suffolk University Law School. The NECASP is seeking proposals to be presented that are related to Law School Academic Support or Bar Study/Passage.

To submit a proposal for review, send an abstract of no more then 500 words to by September 26, 2014. The NECASP will review the proposals and reply to each by October 3, 2014.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Legal Education

September 18, 2014 at 6:23 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Corporate Governance Symposium

The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance of the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware will host a Corporate Governance Symposium March 17, 2015. The focus of the symposium will be on Critical Issues for Boards and Institutional Investors in 2015. The symposium will feature up to four academic papers on corporate governance and a panel discussion featuring speakers from the Delaware judiciary and the academic, business and legal communities.

To submit a paper, send a PDF version to Louisa Cresson at by November 24, 2014.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Business Law

September 18, 2014 at 5:51 pm Leave a comment

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