Call for Papers - Law Beyond the State - 8th Annual Toronto Group Conference

Deadline: 
02/9/15
Event Date: 
05/1/15 to 05/2/15
Location name: 
University of Toronto
Organization: 
Toronto Group

We are pleased to present the 8th Annual Conference of the Toronto Group for the study of
International, Transnational and Comparative Law. The Toronto Group is a collaborative project between graduate students at Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Toronto Faculty of  Law.

Call For Papers - Law and Context

Deadline: 
01/30/15
Event Date: 
05/14/15 to 05/15/15
Location name: 
Montreal, Quebec
Organization: 
The Graduate Law Students Association (AECSD) and the Department of Legal Studies, Faculty of Political Science and Law, Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM).

OVERVIEW: The Faculty of Political Science and Law, UQAM, seeks to promote the analysis of the dynamic links between law and its social environment. Indeed, legal phenomena might be fully assessed only through analysing the relationships between legal norms and their philosophical, social and political foundations. Therefore, the contribution of other disciplines, such as social sciences and humanities, is essential to the in-depth study of law.

Call for Papers -National Business Law Scholars Conference

Deadline: 
12/11/14
Event Date: 
06/4/15 to 06/5/15
Location name: 
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ
Organization: 
National Business Law Scholars

This is the sixth annual meeting of the NBLSC, a conference which annually draws together legal scholars from across the United States and around the world. We welcome all scholarly submissions relating to business law. Presentations should focus on research appropriate for publication in academic journals, law reviews, and should make a contribution to the existing scholarly literature. We will attempt to provide the opportunity for everyone to actively participate. Junior scholars and those considering entering the legal academy are especially encouraged to participate.

Call for Papers - The Thirteenth Amendment through the Lens of Class and Labor

Deadline: 
01/10/15
Event Date: 
05/31/15 to 06/1/15
Location name: 
Seattle University School of Law
Organization: 
Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality at the Seattle University School of Law, the Seattle University School of Law, and the University of Washington School of Law

Approaching the 150th anniversary of the Thirteenth Amendment, we find ourselves in a period of heightened concern about issues of economic inequality. If any provision of the United States Constitution speaks to those issues, it is the Thirteenth Amendment. The Amendment’s proponents maintained that it established “freedom” and a “free labor system,” a view eventually accepted by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Call for Papers - IP and the Modern Athlete at Texas A&M

Deadline: 
01/9/15
Event Date: 
04/10/15
Location name: 
Texas A&M University School of Law
Organization: 
Texas A&M University School of Law

Intellectual property rights play an increasingly significant role in modern athletics in the university environment. Trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity are an integral aspect of college sports. Licensing and merchandising of IP rights generate substantial revenue. And the role of the University is evolving in an environment that is at once both commercial and educational.

Call For Papers - The Man and the Machine: When Systems Take Decisions Autonomously

Deadline: 
01/7/15
Event Date: 
06/26/15 to 06/27/15
Location name: 
University of Saint Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland
Organization: 
University of Saint Gallen

onference at University of Saint Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland, 26-27 June 2015, organized by Thomas Burri and Isabelle Wildhaber, profile area ‘Law, Innovation, and Risk’ at University of Saint Gallen.

Call for Papers - Igniting Law Teaching

Deadline: 
01/9/15
Event Date: 
03/19/15 to 03/20/15
Location name: 
Washington College of Law, in Washington D.C.
Organization: 
LegalED

LegalED, with the generous support of American University Washington College of Law and its Pence Law Library, is organizing a two-day conference about Legal Education and Pedagogy and we would like to invite you to participate.  The conference, part of WCL’s Founders Program, is Thursday - Friday, March 19-20, 2015 at Washington College of Law, in Washington D.C.

Call for Papers -- Conference-workshop Taming Power in Times of Globalization: What Role for Human Rights?

Deadline: 
03/15/15
Event Date: 
11/30/15 to 12/1/15
Location name: 
Galway, Ireland
Organization: 
Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway

The ways power is exercised today at the global level seems to be qualitatively different, demanding new responses from international law and other relvant disciplines. In particular, it seems that today the exercise of power at the global level is less controllable, less subject to restraints and checks than some decades ago.

Call for Papers -- In Whose Name? On the Legitimacy of International Adjudication

Deadline: 
01/15/15
Event Date: 
09/10/15 to 09/12/15
Location name: 
Oslo, Norway
Organization: 
ESIL Annual Conference

The Judicialization of International Law - A Mixed Blessing?” Oslo, 10–12 September 2015

In whose name do courts decide? Many domestic courts provide an answer in the
opening words of their decisions. They routinely evoke the source of their legitimacy
right at the start. When it comes to international courts and tribunals, we find nothing
comparable. International courts and tribunals do not say in whose name they speak
the law. What is the source of their legitimacy?

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