State and Local Government Law

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).