Call for Papers - Legal Education, Legal Practice and Technology

Event Date: 
06/16/17 to 06/17/17
Location name: 
Nottingham, England
Centre for Legal Education at Nottingham Law School

Building on the success of previous conferences on Values in Legal Education and Legal Education and Access to Justice, the Centre for Legal Education at Nottingham Law School is delighted to announce its third biennial conference and its fifth anniversary.

Papers and presentations from the previous conferences

For our next conference, we invite participants from the whole range of legal education and legal technology contexts. This includes, for example, professional regulators and professional bodies; legal sector employers; game and technology designers and developers; librarians and information professionals; professional support lawyers; training principals and pupillage supervisors; lawyers with responsibility for technology and knowledge management; CPD providers; academic, vocational and postgraduate course designers and teachers; research and other students; and young lawyers. We also extend our welcome to participants from outside England and Wales.

We anticipate that sub-themes for this year’s conference will include:

  • technology and legislation
  • digital technologies and information science
  • technology and legal education
  • technology and legal practice.

For enquiries about CPD accreditation, or for any other enquiries or suggestions, please contact the organisers Jane Ching, Pamela Henderson, John Hodgson, Matthew Homewood and Nigel Hudson, via email.

Call for papers

We seek innovation in delivery. Papers may be delivered as interactive workshops, as panels, with participation by students and trainees, by Skype, through film, drama and music, as demonstrations of software, by the use of artifacts and design, or as posters, as well as by conventional oral presentation.

Proposals, including those for posters, should be submitted via email beforeMonday 6 February 2017. All proposals will be peer reviewed. Each proposal should be submitted in the template format provided.

Please note that we expect that those whose proposals are accepted will also register as conference participants. Visa letters, where required, will be made available only after full payment of conference fees has been received. We anticipate that papers, slides, bibliographies etc. will be published on the conference website after the event.

We also expect that one or more sessions can be reserved as "troubleshooting clinics" enabling those with interests in similar aspects of legal education and/or legal technology to share good practice and address challenges in a friendly and collegial setting. Suggestions of suitable topics for troubleshooting clinics are invited.