State and Local Government Law

Call for Papers - Developing Ideas Conference

Deadline: 

04/22/15

Event Date: 

05/20/15

Location name: 

Lexington, KY

Organization: 

University of Kentucky College of Law

Call for Presenters: Cleveland State Law Review Spring Symposium

Deadline: 

03/17/15

Event Date: 

04/17/15

Location name: 

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Organization: 

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the Cleveland State Law Review

Cleveland-Marshall College of law and the Vleveland State Law Review are proud to host Professor Lawrence Lessig from Harvard University on April 17, 2015. Professor lessig will be giving an address titled "How Money (in politics) Matters." The Cleveland State law Review would like to tie in Professor lessig`s talk with scholarly debate concerning the effects of money in politics, and in particular, the effects of Citizens United v. FEC.

We are soliciting presenters to participate in our symposium prior to Professor Lessig`s keynote address

FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL BUDGETS IN JEOPARDY: A CONFERENCE ON AMERICA’S FISCAL FUTURE

Deadline: 

12/12/14

Event Date: 

05/1/15 to 05/2/15

Location name: 

Bloomington, Indiana

Organization: 

Indiana School of Public and Enviornmental Affairs

America’s public finance system is largely in uncharted territory. Congress has abandoned its own budgetary process, major cities have declared or considered bankruptcy, and public pension systems and the viability of other unfunded liabilities is becoming an increasing source of concern. Healthcare spending is occupying a significant share of both state and federal non-discretionary spending.

This is Not a Drill: Confronting Legal Issues in the Wake of International Disasters

Deadline: 

11/10/14

Event Date: 

02/13/15

Location name: 

Nashville, TN

Organization: 

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (VJTL) and co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law Disaster Law Interest Group and the International Disaster Law Project

“Mega-disasters” – whether sparked by nature or human activity – used to be once in a lifetime. Today, they are once in a news cycle. From Typhoon Haiyan in 2014, which uprooted over a million Filipinos, to the Great East Japan Earthquake and radiological emergency, which resulted in the evacuation of 300,000, 1,600 deaths, and massive water contamination, to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, which killed over 220,000 people at a stroke, the international community is increasingly called to provide its support to “international disasters” around the world.

Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson

Deadline: 

10/8/14

Event Date: 

10/8/14

Location name: 

Columbia Missouri

Organization: 

University of Missouri Law Review

The University of Missouri Law Review is issuing a call for proposals for an upcoming Works-in-Progress conference, which will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015, in conjunction with the Missouri Law Review’s Symposium, which will take place the following day Friday, February 27, 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).