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Symposium: A Modern War on Drugs: The Legal & Political Impact of Opioid Access, Abuse, and Cost

On Thursday, March 31, the Journal of Health and Biomedical Law at Suffolk Law will host a symposium on the legal and political implications of the recent opioid crisis.  The symposium will feature an interdisciplinary panel discussion of the various issues arising from the crisis and the issues to be considered in present and future litigation.

The symposium will be held from 11:30-3:00 in the First Floor Function Room.  A complimentary lunch will be served at 11:30 and the discussion will begin at 12:15.

Email the editor in chief at for more information.

Click here to register for the event.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Health Law.

March 23, 2016 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Food & Drug Law Institute

The Food & Drug Law Institute holds its annual conference May 5-6, 2016, in Washington, DC.  The 2016 FDLI Annual Conference will cover legal, regulatory, policy, and economic issues spanning the broad range of FDA’s authority by bringing together experts from the federal government, industry, the private bar, patient and consumer advocates, consulting organizations, and academia.

Click here for more information.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Health Law. 

October 13, 2015 at 6:34 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Law & Society Association 2016 Meeting

The Law & Society Association holds its annual meeting June 2-5, 2016, in New Orleans. The theme is “At the Delta: Belonging, Place and Visions of Law and Social Change.” Paper and session submissions are due Oct. 15, 2015.  You may also volunteer to chair a session or serve as a discussant.

Click here for more information.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Calls for Papers.

September 11, 2015 at 7:27 pm Leave a comment

Rosanna Cavallaro quoted in article

Rosanna Cavallaro was quoted in Are Police Violating Privacy with GPS Tracking? To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

April 13, 2015 at 3:19 pm Leave a comment

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

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers, Human Rights, International Law

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

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