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Conferences and Symposia: The Future of Law School

In 2012-13, the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta is celebrating its centenary. Their Centenary Year will culminate with the two and a half day Conference, The Future of Law School, that will take place from Thursday, September 26, 2013 through Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Teaching News

June 28, 2013 at 7:55 pm Leave a comment

Grants and Competitions: Hayek Fund’s Career Development Grants

The Hayek fund awards grants to aspiring academics pursuing liberty-advancing careers and educational initiatives that go beyond standard curricula. Career development grants up to $750 for students and untenured scholars; can cover travel, application fees, conference fees, and other career-related expenses. Eligible career-advancing activities include, but are not limited to: Presentations at academic or professional conferences, Travel to academic job interviews on a campus or at professional/academic conferences, Travel to archives or libraries for research, Participation in career-development or enhancing seminars, Distribution of a published article to colleagues in your field, Submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers.

For more details, go here.

Topics: Grants & Competitions

June 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: International Humanitarian Assistance and International Law

Leiden University is now accepting paper proposals for its conference, “International Humanitarian Assistance and International Law” to be held January 24-25, 2013. Paper proposals are due October 1, 2012 and may be submitted to humanitarianassistanceconference@law.leidenuniv.nl.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers, Human Rights, International Law

September 13, 2012 at 5:27 pm Leave a comment

Karen Blum to give 2012 Commencement Address at Wells College

Wells College recently announced that Karen Blum will give the Commencement address at the ceremony this spring. Karen received the 2010 Wells College Alumnae Award for her contributions to the field of law, especially for her work in the area of Section 1983 civil rights.  For more details, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

January 25, 2012 at 8:15 pm Leave a comment

Afternoon Tea Discussions: Suffolk’s Center for Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence is offering an Afternoon Tea Discussion Series.  Upcoming events include:  “Addressing Those Frustrating Teaching Moments” (Monday, January 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.); “Designing the Course as a Drama” (Tuesday, February 7, 2:00-3:30 p.m.); “Hovering Too Close: The Ramifications of Helicopter Parenting in Higher Education” (Tuesday, March 20, 1:00-2:30 p.m.).

For more informatoin, go here.  To sign up for a workshop RSVP to Christina DiRico at 617-573-8222, cdirico@suffolk.edu or register on-line.

Topics: Teaching News

January 25, 2012 at 2:47 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The 40th Anniversary of Watergate: A Commemoration of the Rule of Law

The Chapman Law Review invites abstract submissions of 150 to 200 words from legal scholars and scholars in other disciplines interested in contributing to the commemoration or legacy of the Watergate scandal. While the Chapman Law Review highly encourages joint involvement in article submission and symposium event participation, those wishing to submit only an article or participate only as a panelist are welcomed to submit inquires and/or abstract submissions to the address listed below.  Abstracts and proposals for panel presentations on issues related to this topic, as well as author’s resume, should be submitted to: Whitney Stefko, Senior Symposium Editor, Chapman Law Review, stefk100@mail.chapman.edu
The submission deadline for abstracts is December 15, 2011. Final papers will be due on February 28, 2012.  Travel expenses, accommodation and a modest stipend will be provided to participants who participate in the Symposium.  For more details, go here.


Topics: Call for Papers

November 9, 2011 at 8:51 pm Leave a comment

Marc Rodwin Quoted in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, The Times Leader & Le Monde

Marc Rodwin was recently quoted in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, The Times Leader & Le Monde.

Topics: Faculty in the News

October 11, 2011 at 9:32 pm Leave a comment

Writing Competition – The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

Eligible papers include publishable articles, substantial book reviews, or book chapters; books; and student case note or comment. In any year, depending on the quality of the submissions, awards may be made in all or some of these three categories.

The awards include a cash payment ($2,500 for books, $2,000 for articles, reviews, or book chapters; and $1,000 for student work), a certificate or other token of recognition, and travel expenses to attend the College’s annual dinner held in conjunction with the Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

The deadline for entry is December 1, 2011.  For more details, go here.

Topics: Grants & Competitions; Financial Services; Consumer & Financial Services Law

September 26, 2011 at 6:02 pm Leave a comment

Elizabeth Trujillo — Panel Moderator at the World Trade Organization

Elizabeth just moderated a panel at the World Trade Organization for the WTO Public Forum 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland.  This event had high visibility and is broadcast not only on the WTO website but also live webcasts and was attended by high officials such as diplomats, members of the WTO, the Director-General of the WTO, and others.  The session Elizabeth moderated was called “THE EVOLVING INTERNATIONAL TRADE ORDER: THE GLOBAL SOURCING AND NEW CHALLENGES TO THE WTO SYSTEM.”

For more details, go here  & here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

September 21, 2011 at 12:37 am Leave a comment

Think [And Practice] Like a Lawyer: Legal Research for the New Millennials

This new article was just published to SSRN.  To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Legal Education; Clinical Education; Legal Profession; Legal Writing

September 1, 2011 at 3:42 pm Leave a comment

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