Library of Congress Introduces Site Intended to Replace Thomas.gov

The Library of Congress recently unveiled Congress.gov, a legislative information site that is intended to eventually replace Thomas.gov, the entity’s existing research site. According to Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites, Congress.gov will have better search features and is designed to be more user friendly. It will also be easier to use on mobile devices. Announced by the Library of Congress … Continue reading Library of Congress Introduces Site Intended to Replace Thomas.gov

Call for Papers: 100 Years Under the Income Tax

April 5, 2013 Northwestern University School of Law Tax Program, Chicago, Illinois The Northwestern University School of Law Tax Program and the Northwestern University Law Review will host a symposium on the income tax, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment. OVERVIEW: The symposium will consider not only … Continue reading Call for Papers: 100 Years Under the Income Tax

Call for Papers: New Voices in Administrative Law

The AALS Administrative Law Section is pleased to host the first annual “New Voices in Administrative Law” program during the 2013 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. This purpose of this works-in-progress program is to bring together junior and senior administrative law scholars to help the junior scholars ready papers for the spring 2013 … Continue reading Call for Papers: New Voices in Administrative Law

Professor Robin Wilson to Appear on Panel at Contraception and Conscience Symposium at Georgetown

Contraception and Conscience:  A Symposium on Religious Liberty, Women’s Health, and the HHS Rule on Provision of Birth Control Coverage for Employees Georgetown University Law Center 
Friday, September 21, 2012
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. A conference examining the legal, theological, health, equality, and ethical issues relating to the recent Rule promulgated by the U.S. Department of Health … Continue reading Professor Robin Wilson to Appear on Panel at Contraception and Conscience Symposium at Georgetown

W&L Law Prof. Christopher Bruner on Russian Corporate Law Reform

The following post comes from W&L Law professor Christopher Bruner. Bruner's teaching and scholarship focuses on corporate law and securities regulation, including international and comparative dimensions of these subjects. Below, Bruner details his recent trip to Russia as part a team of corporate law experts to discuss corporate and securities law with lawyers and government representatives … Continue reading W&L Law Prof. Christopher Bruner on Russian Corporate Law Reform

Call for Papers: GW Law Junior Business Scholars Workshop

The Center for Law, Economics & Finance (C-LEAF) at The George Washington University Law School is pleased to announce its third annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop and Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes.  The Workshop and Prizes are sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. The Workshop will be held on April 5-6, 2013 at GW … Continue reading Call for Papers: GW Law Junior Business Scholars Workshop

NYU Law Review Switches From ExpressO to Scholastica

Here's something just in from the NYU Law Review: Dear Authors, The New York University Law Review is excited to announce that we will be transitioning to a new article submission service. Starting with our next submission cycle in February 2013, we will only accept submissions through Scholastica (www.scholasticahq.com) and will no longer accept submissions through ExpressO. … Continue reading NYU Law Review Switches From ExpressO to Scholastica

Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Call for Papers

The Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) invites the submission of papers in response to its annual Call for Papers.  As in the past, those who submit the best papers will be asked to present them at our next annual meeting which is scheduled for The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida, from August 4 - 10, … Continue reading Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Call for Papers

Call for Applications: Law & Economics Workshops at George Mason

Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies 2013 LEC Workshops for Law Professors   The George Mason Law & Economics Center invites applications for the following five 2013 Workshops for Law Professors. Each Workshop offers a unique opportunity to join colleagues from around the country to learn from some of the most well-respected scholars … Continue reading Call for Applications: Law & Economics Workshops at George Mason

Professor Robin Wilson and W&L Law Alumnus Anthony Kreis on Perry v. Brown

Here is a recent commentary by Professor Robin Wilson and W&L Law alumnus Anthony Kreis featured on SCOTUSblog addressing same-sex marriage and Perry v. Brown: The overlooked benefit of leaving Perry in place   Few decisions are so roundly criticized as the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Perry v. Brown. Same-sex marriage opponents predictably called it a form of “judicial tyranny” while … Continue reading Professor Robin Wilson and W&L Law Alumnus Anthony Kreis on Perry v. Brown