Call for Papers: National Business Law Scholars Conference

Geolocation

Deadline: 

02/16/18

Event Date: 

06/21/18 to 06/22/18

Location name: 

Athens, Georgia

Organization: 

National Business Law Scholars

The National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 21-22, 2018, at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia.  A vibrant college town, Athens is readily accessible from the Atlanta airport by vans that depart hourly.  Information about transportation, hotels, and other conference-related matters can be found on the conference website.

This is the ninth meeting of the NBLSC, an annual conference that draws legal scholars from across the United States and around the world.  We welcome all scholarly submissions relating to business law.  Junior scholars and those considering entering the legal academy are especially encouraged to participate. If you are thinking about entering the academy and would like to receive informal mentoring and learn more about job market dynamics, please let us know when you make your submission.

To submit a presentation, email Professor Eric C. Chaffee at eric.chaffee@utoledo.edu with an abstract or paper by February 16, 2018.  Please title the email “NBLSC Submission – {Your Name}.”  If you would like to attend, but not present, email Professor Chaffee with an email entitled “NBLSC Attendance.”  Please specify in your email whether you are willing to serve as a panel moderator.  We will respond to submissions with notifications of acceptance shortly after the submission deadline.  We anticipate circulating the conference schedule in May.

Keynote Speakers:

Paul G. Mahoney
David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law
University of Virginia School of Law

Cindy A. Schipani
Merwin H. Waterman Collegiate Professor of Business Administration
Professor of Business Law
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Featured Panels:

The Criminal Side of Business in 2018

Miriam Baer, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

José A. Cabranes, U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Peter J. Henning, Professor of Law, Wayne State University School of Law

Kate Stith, Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Larry D. Thompson, John A. Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law, University of Georgia School of Law  

A Wild Decade in Finance: 2008-18

William W. Bratton, Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Giles T. Cohen, Attorney, Securities & Exchange Commission

Lisa M. Fairfax, Leroy Sorenson Merrifield Research Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

James Park, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Roberta Romano, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Veronica Root, Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School  

Conference Organizers:

Anthony J. Casey (The University of Chicago Law School)
Eric C. Chaffee (The University of Toledo College of Law)
Steven Davidoff Solomon (University of California, Berkeley School of Law)
Joan MacLeod Heminway (The University of Tennessee College of Law)
Kristin N. Johnson (Seton Hall University School of Law)
Elizabeth Pollman (Loyola Law School, Los Angeles)
Margaret V. Sachs (University of Georgia School of Law)
Jeff Schwartz (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)