First Amendment Networks: Issues in Net Neutrality

Deadline: 

10/13/14

Event Date: 

10/24/14

Location name: 

Chapel Hill, NC

Organization: 

First Amendment Law Review at the University of North Carolina School of Law

The First Amendment Law Review at the University of North Carolina School of Law is delighted to announce a Call for Papers for its Symposium Edition, First Amendment Networks: Issues in Net Neutrality.

Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice

Deadline: 

09/1/14

Event Date: 

10/31/14

Location name: 

Toronto

Organization: 

Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security; Graduate Fellowship Program Osgoode Hall, York University

ansitional justice is a field that brings together academic and practitioner approaches to post-conflict, peace-building and post-authoritarian settings considered to be ‘transitioning’ towards democracy. This field includes the study of truth commissions, international criminal justice, human rights movements, post-authoritarian democratization and reparations (Teitel, 2000; Hayner, 2002; De Greiff 2006). Consolidated in the decade after the cold war, this field has often treated liberal democracy as a default goal of transitional processes (Miller 2008, Arthur 2009).

Law Repositories 2015: Shaping the Future Conference

Deadline: 

11/7/14

Event Date: 

03/30/15 to 03/31/15

Location name: 

Williamsburg, VA

Organization: 

William & Mary Law School

On March 30-31, 2015 the Wolf Law Library will host a conference that looks beyond the basics of managing law repositories. The conference is an opportunity for Law School Repository Administrators to gather information and communicate with other professionals about advanced topics relating to open access repositories. It will address issues such as:

Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics

Deadline: 

02/9/15

Event Date: 

06/18/15 to 06/19/15

Location name: 

Chicago, Illinois

Organization: 

Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth - Northwestern University School of Law

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth invites paper submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, which will take place June 18-19, 2015. The submission deadline is Feb. 9, 2015.

The New Era in Gaming Law

Deadline: 

10/13/14

Event Date: 

03/20/15

Location name: 

Highland Heights, Kentucky

Organization: 

Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law

The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, "The New Era in Gaming Law," on March 20, 2015 in Highland Heights, Kentucky (just 7 miles from Cincinnati, Ohio).

International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR

Deadline: 

08/15/14

Event Date: 

11/6/14 to 11/7/14

Location name: 

Arusha, Tanzania

Organization: 

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

     Call for Papers: International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR

    The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) is organising an International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR to be held in Arusha, Tanzania on 6-7 November 2014 (the “Symposium”).

BioIP New Scholars Workshop at Boston University

Deadline: 

10/1/14

Event Date: 

05/7/15

Location name: 

Boston University School of Law

Organization: 

Boston, MA

Call for Abstracts: 2015 bioIP New Scholars Workshop

The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) is pleased to announce the first annual bioIP New Scholars Workshop on May 7, 2015 at Boston University School of Law.

The Workshop will offer a unique opportunity for three new scholars (in their first decade of teaching) to present their draft scholarship for in-depth critique and commentary by respected senior scholars in the field.

Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Cultures: From 16th Century to the Present

Deadline: 

10/1/14

Event Date: 

05/21/15 to 05/22/15

Location name: 

Berlin, Germany

Organization: 

Max Planck Institute for Human Development

This conference will explore how legal professionals, as judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys
and other legal officials, handled different forms of knowledge about emotions in the practice of law, in accordance with, or in opposition to, general social and cultural attitudes and public
opinion. It will further investigate the presence and absence—and their meanings—of emotions
in the courtroom, as a fundamental aspect of criminal law practices. It will take into
consideration not only the emotions which were shown, expected and provoked but also the

Synergies, benefits and trade-offs of eHealth and surveillance

Deadline: 

10/26/14

Event Date: 

04/21/15 to 04/24/15

Location name: 

Tilburg, Netherlands

Organization: 

Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society

Conference Theme: The notion that people are ‘under observation’ has multiple connotations. Bringing together two hitherto unrelated streams of scholarship interested in observation —eHealth and surveillance studies— this conference aims to inspire cross-fertilisation and bring new insights into the legal, ethical and social meanings of being ‘under observation’.

OUR CHILDREN, AN ENDANGERED SPECIES

Deadline: 

09/3/14

Event Date: 

11/19/14 to 11/21/14

Location name: 

Nassau, Bahamas

Organization: 

The International Society of Family Law

On November 20, 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Hailed as the most widely-ratified human rights instrument in international law, it has been celebrated as the most comprehensive international treaty, embodying as it does, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children. While the Convention affirms children’s entitlement to rights, it recognizes that children, because of their vulnerability, are entitled to the necessary care and protection that would ensure their development to the fullest potential.

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