St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF

The 20th St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF will be held on April 4th and 5th 2013. Once more, it will feature a thrilling selection of hot topics in current competition law issues and some of the most distinguished speakers in the field, including Joaquín Almunia (Vice-President of the EU Commission and Commissioner for Competition), Andreas Mundt (President of the German Competition Authority) and William Kovacic (Former Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission ). Taking place in one of Switzerland’s most beautiful cities, the St.Gallen ICF gives you the opportunity to meet, discuss and mingle with fellow competition lawyers and leading competition law experts from all over the world. Further information including a detailed programme are available on the conference website:http://www.sg-icf.ch/.

Topics:                         Current issues and developments in competition law
Programme:                
http://www.sg-icf.ch/programme/
Date:                         April 4th and 5th 2013
Location:                         St.Gallen, Switzerland
Registration:                 Registration is now open on our website (
http://www.sg-icf.ch/conference-registration/)

University of Floriday Journal of Lawa and Public Policy Call for Papers (Spring 2013 Issue on Media Law)

The University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP), celebrating its 25th anniversary, is organizing a special issue on media law for spring 2013.

Papers submitted for consideration in this issue may include articles, essays and book reviews and should focus on topics related to media law, including First Amendment, defamation, privacy or intellectual property.

Submission guidelines: Please submit any papers you would like to be considered for publication in our special issue in Word document format to kcarnley@ufl.edu by January 15, 2013.

For more information about our Journal and our submission requirements, visit our page on the submissions guidelines.

Symposium: Authors invited to publish in the special issue on media law may also be invited to participate in the spring 2013 media law symposium, hosted by the Journal at the UF Levin College of Law.

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Call for Papers: Literature and Law

Call for Papers:

GRAAT Online welcomes contributions relating to literature and law in the English-speaking world, contributions which may address, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas:

  • the historical development of law/literature interdisciplinary studies
  • developments of this field across geographical/cultural borders
  • the vulgarisation/popularisation of law through literature
  • law and literature: from a new trend to a new culture?
  • academics and/as lawyers – lawyers and/as academics
  • specific authors and their depiction/use of literature in judicial decisions
  • academic and judicial limits of literature and law

Please send proposals of around 250 words and a short biography by November 12, 2012 to Geraldine Gadbin-George (geraldine.george@gmail.com) and Trevor Harris (trevor.harris@univ-tours.fr). Completed articles will be due May  15, 2013.

Contact Information:

Geraldine Gadbin-George
geraldine.george@gmail.com

Trevor Harris
trevor.harris@univ-tours.fr

Applied Legal Storytelling Conference

Date(s) of Conference:

July 22-24, 2013

Location:

City Law School
London, UK

Description:

This conference will bring together academics, judges, and practitioners to explore the role of narrative in legal practice and to discuss curricular strategies that will prepare students to use story and narrative as they enter the practice of law.

Contact Information:

Steve Johansen , tvj@lclark.edu
Robert McPeake, R.J.Mcpeake@city.ac.uk
Brian J. Foley, bfoley@fcsl.edu
Ruth Anne Robbins, ruthanne@camden.rutgers.edu
Stefan H. Krieger, Stefan.H.Krieger@hofstra.edu
Erika Rackley, erika.rackley@durham.ac.uk

Tribal Courts and the Federal System

Date(s) of Conference:

November 8-9, 2012

Location:

Harvard Law School

Description:

This conference will bring together tribal judges and attorneys, tribal, state, and federal government policymakers, and scholars to explore issues Indian tribal courts currently face in criminal and civil enforcement, jurisdiction, and lawmaking.

Contact Information:

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dkresfw2iqm3xjd/HLS%20Conference%20Schedule%20FINAL.docx

University of Montana School of Law’s 60th Annual Tax Institute

Date(s) of Conference:

October 26-27, 2012

Location:

University of Montana School of Law

Description:

This conference features a distinguished faculty of national tax practitioners and scholars who will address a broad range of current income tax and estate and gift tax planning topics

Contact Information:

http://umt.edu/law/CalendarandEvents/LectsConfsSympsandCLE/2012TaxInstitute.php

Call for Papers: Connecticut Insurance Law Journal

Call for Papers:

The Connecticut Insurance Law Journal invites you to submit original, scholarly work to be considered for its spring issue.  They are accepting papers on the law of insurance, risk and responsibility submitted by academics and practitioners. Footnotes should follow Bluebook form. Papers may be submitted directly to Jay McCormick at cilj.eic@gmail.com.  The deadline is December 15, 2012.

Contact Information:

Jay McCormick
cilj.eic@gmail.com

http://insurancejournal.org/