AALS 2014 Midyear Meeting Workshop, Blurring Boundaries in Financial and Corporate Law

We are writing to announce the 2014 Midyear Meeting Workshop, Blurring Boundaries in Financial and Corporate Law, being held at the Westin City Center Hotel, Washington, D.C., from June 7 through June 9, 2014.  We also want to invite you to submit a proposal to participate in this two-day program, which is designed to explore … Continue reading AALS 2014 Midyear Meeting Workshop, Blurring Boundaries in Financial and Corporate Law

Prof. Mark Drumbl Addresses Gathering of International Criminal Prosecutors

Washington and Lee School of Law professor Mark Drumbl is an invited speaker at the 7th annual International Humanitarian Law  Dialogs, co-sponsored by the Robert H. Jackson Center at the Chautauqua Institution. The Dialogs are a historic gathering of renowned international prosecutors and leading professionals in the field of international criminal law. This three-day event, held August 25-27, … Continue reading Prof. Mark Drumbl Addresses Gathering of International Criminal Prosecutors

GW JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP

THE CENTER FOR LAW, ECONOMICS & FINANCE (C-LEAF) AT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL Fourth Annual JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP AND JUNIOR FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES   Sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP CALL FOR PAPERS             The Center for Law, Economics & Finance (C-LEAF) at The George Washington University Law School is pleased to announce its fourth annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop and Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes.  The … Continue reading GW JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP

Prof. Brian Murchison Presents on U.S. Supreme Court Cases

On August 22, Prof Brian Murchison lectured on the 2012-13 U.S. Supreme Court Term at a meeting of the Federal Bar Associaction’s chapter in Roanoke.  Murchison discussed some of last Term’s leading cases, including the split decisions on California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act; the challenge to the constitutionality of the Voting … Continue reading Prof. Brian Murchison Presents on U.S. Supreme Court Cases

Prof. Margaret Hu’s Cybersurveillance Article Reviewed at Concurring Opinions

Earlier this month at the blog Concurring Opinions, Danielle Citron reviewed Washington and Lee law professor Margaret Hu’s article, Biometric ID Cybersurveillance, 88 Indiana L.J.__ (forthcoming 2013), available at SSRN.  Here is an excerpt of the review: Professor Margaret Hu’s important new article, “Biometric ID Cybersurveillance” (Indiana Law Journal), carefully and chillingly lays out federal and state government’s … Continue reading Prof. Margaret Hu’s Cybersurveillance Article Reviewed at Concurring Opinions

LatCrit 2013 conference: “Resistance Rising: Theorizing and Building Cross-Sector Movements”

Here is a note regarding the 2013 LatCrit conference: Colleagues, The LatCrit 2013 conference, “Resistance Rising: Theorizing and Building Cross-Sector Movements,” is shaping up to be an intellectually vibrant event. Our community’s very own María Pabón López, Dean and Judge Adrian G. Duplantier Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, … Continue reading LatCrit 2013 conference: “Resistance Rising: Theorizing and Building Cross-Sector Movements”

W&L Listed Among Most Cited Law Faculties

The 71 Most-Cited Law Faculties Gregory Sisk, Valerie Aggerbeck, Debby Hackerson & Mary Wells (all of the University of St. Thomas), Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2012: Applying Leiter Scores to Rank the Top Third, 9 U. St. Thomas L.J. 838 (2012): This study explores the scholarly impact of law faculties, ranking the … Continue reading W&L Listed Among Most Cited Law Faculties

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Trayvon Martin, Race, and “American Justice:”

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS Trayvon Martin, Race, and “American Justice:” Writing Wrong Under Contract with Sense Publishers  Edited by Fasching-Varner, Dixson, Reynolds, and Albert  “In the Circuit Court of the 18th judicial circuit in and for Seminole Florida, the State of Florida versus George Zimmerman, verdict, we the jury find the defendant, George Zimmerman, not guilty.”  … Continue reading CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Trayvon Martin, Race, and “American Justice:”

Call for Scholarly Papers: Boston College Liberty Mutual Prize

Boston College Law School is soliciting papers for the 2013–2014 Liberty Mutual Prize, awarded each year for an exceptional article written during the submission season on the law of property and casualty insurance, its regulation and corporate governance. Prize:  Liberty Mutual Insurance Group created this competition to encourage and recognize legal scholarship in the area … Continue reading Call for Scholarly Papers: Boston College Liberty Mutual Prize

AALS Request for Bridge Program Proposals

AALS is requesting proposals for Bridge Programs for the 2014 Annual Meeting in New York City. The purpose of the Bridge Program, a one hour and 45-minute time slot, is to provide a forum for a panel presentation on a timely and important issue of general interest that typically arises after the deadline for Section … Continue reading AALS Request for Bridge Program Proposals