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.
We invite proposals for presentations at a Spring 2016 conference, “Poverty Law: AcademicActivism” to be held on Feb. 19-20, 2016, hosted by Seattle University School of Law. Theconference 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 to immigration and tax policy, so too, “academic activism” includes a wide range of activities.
The Center for the Study of Written Advocacy of the University of Wyoming College of Law and the Department of Psychology of the University of Wyoming invite proposals for presentations at the first Psychology of Persuasion Conference, to be held September 18-19, 2015 at the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming.
43rd Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy Capitol Hill event:and Graduate Student Consortium September 24, 2015
TPRC43 Conference: September 25-27, 2015, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA
The AALS Sections on Comparative Law, and on Defamation and Privacy will be sponsoring a joint program at the January 2016 Annual Meeting. The program will consider comparative perspectives on privacy law, particularly in light of recent developments in the European Union. The panel will comprise a combination of invited speakers, and speakers submitting proposals in response to this call for papers.