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Call for Papers: Second Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference

The Second Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference will be held April 28, 2017 at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia.

The mission of PEP is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy through original research, policy outreach, and education. The annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference is intended to further this goal by providing a forum to present original research on this important area of the US economy.

Papers are due by February 6, 2017, to Jeff T. Smith, Coordinator of the Program on Economics & Privacy, at jsmithq@gmu.edu.  Preference will be given to completed papers.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Economics & The Law; Law & Public Policy.

December 5, 2016 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Law and Development: From the African Perspective

The 2017 Law and Development Conference: “Law and Development: From the African Perspective” will be held September 7-8, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The conference encourages the participation of scholars and experts from Africa, as well as other parts of the world, and explores the following sup-topics from the African perspective.
– Legal Pluralism and Effective Governance for Development in Africa
– Law and Industrial Promotion in Africa
– Law and Natural Resources Development in Africa
– Intellectual Property Rights and Development
– Law, Poverty Alleviation, and Sustainable Development

Abstracts are due by January 1, 2017.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Law & Public Policy.

December 5, 2016 at 5:36 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation

The Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation invites papers from interested scholars.

Manuscripts must be submitted by April 1, 2017.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Criminal Law; Human Rights. 

December 5, 2016 at 5:22 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Food Law & Policy under President Trump

The Journal of Food Law & Policy invites papers examining food law and policy under President Trump.

The Journal of Food Law and Policy invites essays examining food law and policy in the Trump era. Essays should provide analysis and commentary rather than research results and may be on a variety of topics, including the environmental regulation of agriculture, labor, food justice, anti-trust law, rural America, and animal welfare, among others. We welcome submissions from academics from all disciplines, as well as practitioners, policymakers, and advocates. 

Submit proposals with an abstract of 100 to 250 words, a short bio, and your contact information to foodlaw@uark.edu by December 15, 2017.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Law & Public Policy.

December 5, 2016 at 5:18 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: American Law and Economics Association

The American Law and Economics Association invites papers for its 2017 annual meeting, which will be held in New Haven, CT on May 12-13, 2017.

Papers must be submitted by January 6, 2017.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Economics & The Law. 

December 5, 2016 at 5:09 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Future of Higher Education Conference

The Future of Higher Education Conference will be held March 24, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

The four questions of teacher qualifications, curriculum, methodology, and student body remain central to the inquiry regarding higher education itself. Moreover, these questions must be answered in the context of the university’s mission to create as well as to disseminate new knowledge.

The colleges of Nova Southeastern University, together with universities across the country, will come together to explore these questions regarding the future of higher education, as it is likely to evolve over the next half century. The goal is to build a platform for discussion and planning for higher education institutions throughout the region and the country.

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

November 29, 2016 at 10:03 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Transnational Criminal Law in the Americas

The “Transnational Criminal Law in the Americas” conference will take place May 4-5, 2017 at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada.  Organizers have issued a call for papers and some of the questions that can be addressed include:

– What are the most pressing transnational criminal law issues facing the Americas today and how are these issues evolving and shifting?
– Should greater emphasis be placed on regional responses to transnational criminal law and how should such regional responses be structured?
– What assumptions underlie the current legal regimes addressing transnational crime and do they adequately reflect the reality of transnational criminality today?
– How have globalization and technological advancements shifted the nature of transnational criminality and how should this inform the legal response?
– How do critical approaches to law inform questions of transnational criminal law?

Submissions are due by January 20, 2017.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Call for Proposals; Conferences & Symposia; Criminal Law. 

November 29, 2016 at 9:57 pm Leave a comment

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