International Law’s Objects:
Emergence, Encounter and Erasure through Object and Image
Dr. Jessie Hohmann and Dr. Daniel Joyce, the editors, invite proposals for
contributions to an edited book on International Law’s Objects: Emergence,
Encounter and Erasure through Object and Image.
AIMS AND SCOPE OF THE PROJECT
The study of international law is highly text based. Whether as practice, scholarship
or pedagogy, the discipline of international law both relies on and produces a wealth
TDM Call for papers: Special Issue on Latin America
Conference on the Occupy Central Movement and Its Aftermaths: An Interdisciplinary Study
18-19 September 2015, Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong
Asia Pacific Law Review (APLR), School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
Sixth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium
Friday, November 6th- Saturday, November 7th 2015
Phillip H. Corboy Law Center
Power Rogers & Smith Ceremonial Courtroom, 10th Floor
25 East Pearson St., Chicago, IL
Dean of the University of California-Irvine School of Law
Distinguished Professor of Law
Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law
Cleveland-Marshall College of law and the Vleveland State Law Review are proud to host Professor Lawrence Lessig from Harvard University on April 17, 2015. Professor lessig will be giving an address titled "How Money (in politics) Matters." The Cleveland State law Review would like to tie in Professor lessig`s talk with scholarly debate concerning the effects of money in politics, and in particular, the effects of Citizens United v. FEC.
We are soliciting presenters to participate in our symposium prior to Professor Lessig`s keynote address
POVERTY LAW: ACADEMIC ACTIVISM
SEATTLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Call for Proposals:
We invite proposals for presentations at a Spring 2016 conference, “Poverty Law: Academic
Activism” to be held on Feb. 19-20, 2016, hosted by Seattle University School of Law. The
conference will focus on the connection between academics and activism, broadly understood. Just
as “poverty law” is a broad category that includes everything from welfare and education programs
Ex Ante 126 18 GREEN BAG 2D CALL FOR PAPERS: THE BEST OF THE MOST/LEAST, BEST/WORST, ETC./ETC. OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT e invite submissions for our fourth micro-symposium, to be published in the Green Bag and the Journal of Law. Theme: The Top Ten Rankings of the Supreme Court. This is inspired, obviously, by Rick Hasen’s The Most Sarcastic Justice (see page 215 below), and Jay Wexler’s “Laugh Track” studies (see, e.g., 9 GREEN BAG 2D 59 (2005)).
Attempts by national regulators to give their regulatory standards extra-territorial effect
beyond their own borders have become increasingly popular in fields as diverse as banking,
securities and derivatives regulation. The attractiveness of extra-territorial regulation for
policy-makers is obvious: in a world still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis, regulators can
export policy preferences unilaterally while preventing some of the most malicious forms of
regulatory arbitrage that can undermine their effectiveness.
Why do so many students find Civil Procedure so difficult — and different from other first-year courses? With these quandaries in mind, The Pedagogy of Procedure panel will explore teaching strategies designed to deepen students’ understanding of the doctrine, to animate the classroom learning environment, and to truly engage students through the use of intentional and innovative pedagogy. Our panelists will spotlight course topics typically covered in Civil Procedure that tend to be particularly challenging for students, e.g., pleading requirements, Rule 12(b)(6) dismis
Research into social dilemmas is a cornerstone in the social sciences. The defining characteristic of such dilemmas is that mutual cooperation among the actors involved is efficient but that, unless adequate institutions are in place or actors have social preferences, deviating from cooperation is rational from the individual viewpoint. As a consequence of this incentive to free ride, transactions are not undertaken and economies grow by less than their full potential.