Call For Papers 2018 Loyola University Chicago Constitutional Law Colloquium Ninth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium




Event Date: 

11/2/18 to 11/3/18

Location name: 

Chicago, IL


Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Call For Papers
2018 Loyola University Chicago Constitutional Law Colloquium Ninth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium

02 Nov 2018 - 03 Nov 2018, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is organizing its Ninth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium at the Philip H. Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

This event provides a forum for constitutional law scholars at all stages of their professional careers to discuss current projects, doctrinal and theoretical developments in constitutional law, and future goals. The conference brings together academics to discuss works-in-progress concerning a broad variety of constitutional issues - including Free Speech, Substantive Due Process, Equal Protection, Suffrage Rights, Campaign Finance, Process Oriented Constitutionalism, Constitutional Theory and Interpretation, Issues at the Interface of National Security and Constitutional Rights, Due Process Underpinnings of Criminal Procedure, Judicial Review, Executive Privilege, Suspect Classifications, Commerce Clause, and Comparative Constitutionalism - to present ideas and benefit from informed critiques. All submissions will be considered, but participation is by invitation only. Past participants have included constitutional law scholars from throughout the United States and several foreign countries. Submissions from foreign scholars are welcome. Presentations will be assigned to panels based on affinity of subject matter. The conference is also open to scholars who wish to attend sessions without making a presentation.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Sanford V. Levinson, W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair in Law, University of Texas School of Law; Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Fall 2018.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Titles and abstracts of papers should be submitted electronically at later than June 18, 2018.

Participants or their home institutions are expected to pay for travel and lodging. Loyola will provide meals during the conference. There are numerous reasonably priced hotels within walking distance of the Corboy Law Center and Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

The Corboy Law Center is located on Loyola's Water Tower campus, near Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, the Chicago Art Institute and Chicago Symphony Center.

Professor Barry Sullivan, Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy,
Professor Alexander Tsesis, Raymond & Mary Simon Chair in Constitutional Law,

Program Administrators: Evelyn Gonzalez, Amy Lenz, and Julie Loftus,