Marc Rodwin Quoted in British Medical Journal

Marc was quoted in Ending “Corrupt” Practices in Medicine: Harvard Conference Report in the May 15, 2015 issue of the British Medical Journal.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Health Law

May 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

Sharmila Murthy Speaks at the United Nations

Sharmila made a statement at the UN on Wednesday, May 20th on behalf of the International Council for Science as part of the negotiations for the post-2015 development. For more details, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

May 21, 2015 at 5:49 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: 2016 Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference

The Legal Writing Institute is seeking proposals for presentations for its 17th Biennial Legal Writing Conference to be held July 10-13, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. The theme of the conference is “Thriving in a Time of Change” and is a broad topic covering professional commitments to teaching, scholarship, and professional service; to our professional identity as a discipline; and to our current and former students’ identities as practitioners. Proposal presentations are welcome on any subject of interest within that broad framework and are due by June 12, 2015.

For more information and to access the proposal submission form, go here.

Topics: Call for Proposals; Legal Writing; Legal Profession; Legal Education.

May 7, 2015 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Tenth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

The Tenth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS 2015) is sponsored by the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) and hosted by Washington University School of Law, the Center for Empirical Research in the Law, and Washington University Olin School of Business.  The submission deadline is June 26, 2015 and the conference will be October 30-31, 2015, at Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO.  For more details, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Empirical Research

May 4, 2015 at 5:16 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is seeking papers to be presented at its 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy to take place on September 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum where leading scholars and Northwestern’s faculty can present and discuss high quality research relevant to antitrust economics and competition policy. Both theoretical and empirical submissions are welcome as well as papers in industrial organization or applied microeconomic theory that address issues relevant to antitrust policy.

To submit a proposal, e-mail an abstract along with your C.V. to searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu by May 15, 2015.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Economics & The Law; Antitrust.

April 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm Leave a comment

Conference: 8th Annual Conference on Innovation Economics

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth presents the 8th Annual Conference on Innovation Economics to be held on June 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal of this conference is to provide a forum where economists and legal scholars can gather together with Northwestern’s faculty to present and discuss high-quality research relevant to intellectual property (IP) protection, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Registration for this conference is free but is by invitation only. To request an invitation, e-mail your name, affiliation, and full contact information to the Searle Center at searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Economics & The Law; Intellectual Property Law.

April 24, 2015 at 2:44 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Innocence Summit

The Center for Prosecutor Integrity presents the Innocence Summit to be held June 12-13, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Arlington VA. This summit includes the nation’s leading prosecutors, researchers, Innocence Network representatives, defense attorneys and others discussing how the Innocence Movement can overcome old obstacles and rise to new successes.

For more information and to register for this event, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Criminal Law.

April 22, 2015 at 3:11 pm Leave a comment

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