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Program: Women in International Law Mentoring Program

The American Society of International Law invites applications for both mentors and mentees for the ASIL Women in International Law Mentoring Program.  The deadline is July 1, 2016.

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Topics: International Law; Women & The Law. 

June 13, 2016 at 2:02 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Race + IP.

The conference Race + IP will be held April 20-22, 2017, at Boston College Law School.

Intellectual property (IP) is an increasingly important site of social, political, and economic struggle.  An emerging body of scholarship has begun to consider how IP reflects and reinforces inequalities along lines of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and disability.  This body of scholarship examines how knowledge production regimes contribute to local and global economic disparities, dispossession of oppressed peoples, and hierarchies of power.  Race + IP offers an opportunity to explore in depth and in particular the relationship between race and intellectual properties.

Submit an abstract of no more than 500 words of the proposed paper with your name, position, and affiliation to  Organizers welcome abstracts from participants at all stages in their careers.  Abstracts must be received by September 30, 2016.

Presenters will be expected to circulate completed papers of approximately 8,500 words by March 15, 2017, so that they may be distributed to moderators and panelists. Papers must be original and unpublished (not accepted/under consideration for publication). The best papers will be published in an edited collection which outlines the theoretical investments, aims, methods, and directions of study of critical race IP.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Calls for Papers; Intellectual Property Law; Law & Public Policy; Race & The Law; Women & The Law. 

May 24, 2016 at 7:38 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: U.S. Feminist Judgments Project

The University of Akron School of Law and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas – William S. Boyd School of Law invite papers for the U.S. Feminist Judgments Project conference October 20-21, 2016 at the Center for Constitutional Law.

This conference will celebrate the 2016 publication of U.S. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court. That volume brought together more than fifty feminist legal scholars and lawyers to rewrite, using feminist reasoning, significant Supreme Court cases from the 1800s to the present day. (For more information, see the project website here.) Illustrating the value of this method of practical scholarship, the volume demonstrates that different processes and different outcomes would have been possible had decision makers applied feminist theory and methods in critical Supreme Court cases despite the restrictions of stare decisis.

Deadline: Interested persons should submit a brief written description of the proposed presentation (no more than 300 words) and a resume. Please use the subject line “U.S. Feminist Judgments Project October Conference Snapshot Proposals” and email these materials to Maria Campos ( by April 15, 2016.  Selected speakers will be notified by June 1, 2016.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Gender & Sexuality Law; Women & The Law. 

April 19, 2016 at 8:36 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Sexual Assault on Campus

The Montana Law Review at the University of Montana School of Law is hosting the Montana School of Law Symposium.  The topic of the event is sexual assault on campus: conflicts between campus and courts.  The symposium will be held on September 29 & 30, 2016 at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana in Missoula.

The Montana Law Review invites the submission of articles to be published in a special Symposium edition in early 2017.   Submit a topic idea by May 15, 2016 to be considered as a distinguished panel speaker in the Symposium.  Email symposium editor, Brandon Shannon at for more information or to submit a topic.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposium; Women & The Law; Criminal Law. 

April 19, 2016 at 8:04 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: AALS Workshop on Next Generation Issues on Sex, Gender and the Law

The Association of American Law Schools is seeking proposals for presentations and papers for their 2015 Workshop on Next Generation Issues on Sex, Gender and the Law to be held on June 24-26, 2015 in Orlando, FL. Paper and presentation proposals should focus on examining future law-related concerns about gender equality and provide innovative new approaches to achieving equality for women and those who challenge gender norms in our society with a particular attention to employment, violence against women, reproductive rights, women’s poverty and women in legal education.

To submit a paper or proposal, e-mail a brief description of no more than 1000 words along with your resume to by September 15, 2014.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Gender & Sexuality Law; Women & The Law.

September 11, 2014 at 9:25 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network

The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network (CRN) will be holding a conference at the Law and Society Annual Meeting in Seattle on May 28-31, 2015. The Feminist Legal Theory CRN is seeking panel and paper proposals relating to feminist legal theory.

To submit a proposal for a paper, send a 400-500 word abstract, with your name and title to the Feminist Legal Theory CRN TWEN page by Friday, September 19, 2014.

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Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences and Symposia; Women & The Law

August 27, 2014 at 1:20 pm Leave a comment

Panel Discussion – Women in the Legal Profession: Leadership from Law School to Practice

New York Law School is hosting a “Women in the Legal Profession” symposium on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m with a wine and cheese reception to follow. Panelists representing a variety of legal practice areas will discuss challenges unique to women both in law school and throughout their careers. To learn more about this event, the panelists, and to register please click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Legal Profession; Women & the Law

February 11, 2014 at 5:45 pm Leave a comment

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