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Call for Papers: Comparative Business & Financial Law

The Younger Comparativists Committee  of the American Society of Comparative Law invites submissions for its second workshop on comparative business and financial law to be held on February 5-6, 2016 at UC Davis School of Law in Davis, California. The purpose of the workshop is to highlight, develop, and promote the scholarship of new and younger comparativists in accounting, banking, bankruptcy, corporations, commercial law, economics, finance, and securities.

Submissions will be accepted from scholars who have held a full-time academic appointment for no more than ten years as of June 30, 2016.

To submit an entry, scholars should email an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF containing an abstract of no more than 1000 words before October 15, 2015, to


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Topics: Calls for Papers; Business Law. 

August 26, 2015 at 6:22 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Free Speech in Higher Education

The First Amendment Law Review at the University of North Carolina School of Law is currently accepting submissions for brief but engaging articles related to free speech in higher education. As these submissions will be considered for publication in the symposium issue, shorter articles (less than 30 pages) are preferred, but longer articles will still be considered.
This fall, the First Amendment Law Review’s annual symposium will bring scholars from across the country to meet in Chapel Hill to discuss this important issue. The symposium will feature three panel discussions covering the following topics: (1) student speech; (2) faculty and administration speech; and (3) practical perspectives on free speech in higher education.
Submissions may be sent via email to The deadline for symposium edition submissions is October 23, 2015.  For fast-track consideration, draft abstracts are due by September 15.
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Topics: Calls for Papers; Constitutional Law; Conferences & Symposia.

August 26, 2015 at 6:07 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Central States Scholarship Conference

The Central States Law Schools Association 2015 Scholarship Conference will be held Oct. 9-10, 2015, at The University of Toledo College of Law.  Law faculty from across the country are invited to submit proposals to present papers or works in progress.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia. 

August 24, 2015 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle

Northeastern University School of Law hosts a Saturday workshop for junior scholars to present works in progress exploring a range of substantive areas.   The workshop is in conjunction with Northeastern’s second annual Legal Scholarship 4.0 conference, Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle, which will take place Friday, Oct. 30.

Email by August 31 with an abstract of not more than 500 words.

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Topics: Call for Papers; Conferences & Symposia. 

August 17, 2015 at 6:41 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: AALS Section on Poverty Law

The AALS Section on Poverty Law seeks submissions for a program at the 2016 AALS meeting which will take place January 8, 2016 in New York City.  This program will focus on emerging ideas, problems, arguments, and strategies related to poverty law.

Submit papers to Jason Parkin at by September 1, 2015.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Law & Public Policy. 

August 12, 2015 at 5:16 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Election Law at the Local Level

The AALS Section on Election Law is seeking abstracts or drafts of papers to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York City (January 6-10, 2016).  This year’s program is entitled “Election Law at the Local Level.”  To submit a proposal, email Josh Douglas by August 15, 2015.

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Topics: Call for Papers; Call for Proposals.

August 10, 2015 at 2:59 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: AALS Indian Nations & Indigenous Peoples Section

The Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples Section of the AALS invites proposals on the following topic: How do Indian Tribes, First Nations, and other Indigenous Peoples regulate same-sex marriage, same-sex relationships, and adoption and foster parenting by same-sex couples and LGBT individuals?  What role does evidence of Tribal culture and tradition, if any, play in these decisions?  Additionally, what are the processes by which Tribes change their laws with respect to same-sex relationships?  More broadly, what are the ways in which Tribes, First Nations and other Indigenous Peoples regulate sexuality and family structure?

Send proposals of 500 to 1,000 words summarizing a paper or work in progress you would present to an AALS panel on these issues by September 1 to Michalyn Steele at  The selected panelists will be invited to present their work in a joint program of the Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples and the Law and Anthropology Section.  The program will be held at the AALS Annual Meeting, January 6-10, 2016.  Selected papers will be published in the William Mitchell Law Review.  For more information, email Ann Tweedy at

Topics: Call for Papers; Call for Proposals; Gender & Sexuality Law.

August 10, 2015 at 2:43 pm Leave a comment

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