Fulbright Visiting Chair in Private and Comparative Law: 2014-15

The Faculty of Law at McGill University, in conjunction with the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, is delighted to announce that applications are being received for a Fulbright Visiting Chair in Private and Comparative Law for 2014-15. This is an opportunity for an established US scholar to spend one semester at McGill during that academic … Continue reading Fulbright Visiting Chair in Private and Comparative Law: 2014-15

Call For Papers – CELS 2013 – Eighth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Friday Oct. 25 & Saturday Oct. 26, 2013, University of Pennsylvania Law School Paper Submission Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2013, midnight (EST). The Eighth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS 2013), sponsored by the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) will be held at The University of Pennsylvania Law School, in Philadelphia, PA, on … Continue reading Call For Papers – CELS 2013 – Eighth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Prof. Brant Hellwig’s Scholarship on Notable Tax Article List for 2012

Washington and Lee law professor Brant Hellwig has had one of his articles selected for inclusion on a list of Notable Corporate Tax Articles of 2012. The list was compiled by Karen C. Burke of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and Jordan M. Barry of the University of San Diego School of Law for the purpose of drawing attention to the year's most thoughtful and insightful articles on corporate tax.

W&L Law Professor Russell Miller Named KoRSE Fellow at the University of Freiburg

If, as they say, timing is everything, then W&L Law Professor Russell Miller has hit upon something very special with his recent receipt of a KoRSE Fellowship at the University of Freiburg in Germany.  With the media still buzzing over the news of Edmund Snowden's evasion of an American warrant after he leaked confidential documents that chronicle … Continue reading W&L Law Professor Russell Miller Named KoRSE Fellow at the University of Freiburg

Call for Papers: American Society of Comparative Law–Younger Comparativists Committee

The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law invites submissions to fill a panel on “New Voices in Comparative Law,” to be held at the Society’s 2013 Annual Meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, on October 10-12 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. The purpose … Continue reading Call for Papers: American Society of Comparative Law–Younger Comparativists Committee

Call For Papers: 6th Annual Junior Scholars in IP Workshop (JSIP)

The JSIP Workshop offers a unique opportunity for junior scholars writing in the areas of intellectual property, communications, and cyberlaw to receive detailed commentary on their work from established scholars in a focused workshop setting. Articles will  be chosen through a blind-review selection process. Participants must commit to attend the entire Workshop. WHEN: Friday and … Continue reading Call For Papers: 6th Annual Junior Scholars in IP Workshop (JSIP)

U.S. Fulbright Scholar Opportunities in Law in Ghana

Greetings, We hope this message finds you well. The U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program competition is currently open and seeking applicants for a specialized award in Law (Award 4033) at one of three institutions in Ghana: Faculty of Law, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Legon Faculty of Law, … Continue reading U.S. Fulbright Scholar Opportunities in Law in Ghana

Prof. Susan Franck’s Essay Breaks into Political Science and Quantitative Methods Top 10

W&L Law Professor Susan Franck's essay Empiricism And International Law: Insights For Investment Treaty Dispute Resolution was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for: Political Methods: Qualitative & Multiple Methods eJournal.  Here is the abstract: While scholars in the United States increasingly focus on the empirical dimension of legal scholarship, there have been challenges in … Continue reading Prof. Susan Franck’s Essay Breaks into Political Science and Quantitative Methods Top 10

AALS Criminal Justice Section Junior Scholars Paper Competition

Once again, the AALS Criminal Justice Section will hold a Junior Scholars Paper Competition. Honorees will be recognized at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York City in January 2014. This year the format of our Junior Scholars Paper Competition is changed in a way that we hope will enable more emerging scholars to submit … Continue reading AALS Criminal Justice Section Junior Scholars Paper Competition

Professor Jost Publishes Health Law Book

W&L Law Professor Timothy Jost has published the Seventh Edition of Health Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems with the West Publishing Company.  The Health Law casebook has been widely used throughout the United States for teaching health law since the first edition was published in 1987, and is credited as having defined the modern health law … Continue reading Professor Jost Publishes Health Law Book