Call for Papers: JLPP Fall Virtual Symposium - Neuroscience and the Law

Deadline: 

09/10/20

Event Date: 

11/13/20

Location name: 

Online

Organization: 

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

Topics include: The latest advances in brain science and their implication for legal theory and practice; the relationship of free will and neuroscience; criminal responsibility and neuroscience; the treatment of neuro-atypicals and the law (whether seeking accommodations at work and school, discrimination in public and private settings, misunderstandings with law enforcement); and the range of addictive behaviors and the law.

Please submit proposals of 250 to 500 words to Professor Charles J. Reid, Jr., (cjreid@stthomas.edu) by September 10, 2020.

Successful submissions will be published in our Journal of Law and Public Policy. The deadline for final drafts is February 1, 2021. Successful submissions can expect a modest honorarium.
 

The Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP) is a student-run organization that promotes modern legal thought through analysis of contemporary public policy. It hopes to raise awareness and provide expert thought on timely public policy issues by utilizing several forums, including academically-rigorous symposia, publication of articles, community events, and the like. It welcomes all viewpoints in order to sharpen and improve the public policies of the state and federal governments of the United States of America. By strengthening professional relationships, utilizing practical skills for the workplace, and stimulating scholarly discussion, JLPP seeks to provide students with an opportunity to develop their critical skills and to make a meaningful contribution to legal professionals and American society.

Issues of JLPP can be accessed here.