Symposium: Innovations in Financing Social Good

Brooklyn Law School’s Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship is hosting the Symposium, Innovations in Financing Social Good, on Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Subotnick Center, 250 Horalemon Street, Brooklyn NY. The Symposium will examining innovative funding options for social enterprises and the panelists will draw on their diverse experiences to discuss various funding sources social enterprises can tap, and how they complement and differ from one another.

To register for the event, go here. Registration if fee.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia.


March 27, 2015 at 2:25 pm Leave a comment

Public Policy Conference: Disruptive Technologies and Over-the-Top Services

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern Law presents a Public Policy Conference on Disruptive Technologies and Over-the-Top Services to be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Monday, April 27, 2015. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum of economists, legal scholars, industry reps, and government regulators to engage in panel discussions on the issues surrounding the delivery of video entertainment and VOIP via over-the-top services.

There is no registration fee, however attendance is by invitation only. To receive an invitation, e-mail with your name, affiliation, and full contact information.

For more information, including a list of speakers, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Law & Public Policy.

March 27, 2015 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Symposium: Modern Municipal Restructurings: Puerto Rico and Beyond

Boston University Law School is hosting the symposium, Modern Municipal Restructurings: Puerto Rico and Beyond, on March 27, 2015 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. The symposium will be comprised of leading legal and business authorities discussing their different perspectives on the complex landscape of municipal restructurings with a special focus on the uniqueness of Puerto Rico.

To register for this event, go here.

For more information including a list a speakers, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia.

March 25, 2015 at 2:36 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Sixth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is seeking papers for its Sixth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium to be held on November 6 -7, 2015 at the Philip H. Corboy Law Center in Chicago, IL. The goal of the event is to provide a forum for constitutional law scholars to discuss works-in-progress concerning a broad variety of constitutional issues.

To submit a paper, e-mail an abstract of 150 to 200 words to by June 15, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Constitutional Law.

March 16, 2015 at 5:47 pm Leave a comment

Symposium: New Era in Gaming Law

Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law is hosting the symposium, The New Era in Gaming Law, on March 20, 2015 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The symposium will explore emerging regulatory and legalization issues regarding sports betting, fantasy sports, and online gaming.

For more information and to register for the event, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Gaming Law.

March 16, 2015 at 5:39 pm Leave a comment

Rosanna Cavallaro quoted in The New York Times

Rosanna Cavallaro was quoted in Defense in Marathon Bombing Has Echo of Clarence Darrow. To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Criminal Law.

March 16, 2015 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Grant: Moakley Archive Faculty Course Development

The Moakley Archive and Institute is now accepting applications for the Moakley Archive Faculty Course Development Grant. Grants of up to $2000 are available to members of Suffolk’s faculty who wish to incorporate primary sources from the Moakley Archive’s collections for use in new or existing courses.

To submit, e-mail a completed application to

Deadlines: Spring Funding Cycle (for funds to be used July 1-December 31) application due by March 25th, decision by April 15th; Fall Funding Cycle (for funds to be used January 1-June 30) application due October 15th, decision by November 15th.

For more details, go here.

Topics: Grants & Competitions.

March 6, 2015 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

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