Call for Papers: Poverty & Access to Justice

Call for Papers:

The University of Mississippi and the Mississippi Law Journal is pleased to announce that in Spring 2013 Supra will be devoted to current scholarship in the area of Poverty & Access to Justice. Supra publishes content exclusively for our online format. Thus, our articles are generally concise.  Supra serves as a practitioner’s aid with articles detailing current challenges and practical solutions.  Supra is seeking submissions that address practical solutions under this general theme.

Possible civil topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The Use of Forms for Self-Represented Litigants
  • Developing Statutory Law that can be Utilized by Self-Represented Litigants
  • Civil Gideon
  • Should Bar Associations Require Mandatory Pro Bono Hours

Scholars in the area of pro bono assistance and legal profession are invited to submit paper proposals, 1-2 pages in length, by September, 15, 2012.  Proposals should be sent to Kristen Kyle-Castelli, Executive Supra Editor.  Papers will be selected to ensure a wide range of topics.  As an online Journal, Supra accepts papers that are 4,000 words or greater.  Final drafts of papers are due by October 31, 2012.

Contact Information:

Kristen Kyle-Castelli
Executive Supra Editor, Mississippi Law Journal


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