Category Archives: 2012

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

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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/

The 14th Annual ILA Global Conference

Date(s) of Conference:

October 24-27, 2012

Location:

Denver, CO

Description:

The International Leadership Association’s (ILA) Annual Global Conference is the premier event in the field of leadership. This conference unites scholars, educators, and practitioners, creating the ultimate environment for advancing leadership theory and practice. This year’s conference features four distinguished keynote speakers, eight pre-conference workshops, and nearly 200 concurrent sessions.

Contact Information:

ila@ila-net.org

http://www.ila-net.org/Conferences/2012/index.htm

AALS 2012 Faculty Recruitment Conference

Date(s) of Conference:

October 11-13, 2012

Location:

Washington, D.C

Description:

In 1974 the Association separated the recruiting  function from the Annual Meeting and instituted an annual Faculty Recruitment  Conference, held during the fall semester. Candidates interested in being  considered for appointment to a law faculty position enroll in the AALS Faculty  Appointments Register. Participating law schools contact registrants they wish  to interview at the conference.

Contact Information:

aals@aals.org

http://www.aals.org/events_calendar.php

 

Call for Papers: Forced Migration Review

Call for Papers:

This issue of FMR will address questions such as the following:

  • What are the different state practices in asylum for recognising sexual orientation or gender identity as grounds for claiming a well-founded fear of persecution?
  • Do existing legal instruments protect LGBTI people’s rights in respect of displacement and how are those instruments enforced?
  • What are the practices in reception, detention, status determination and resettlement for LGBTI people, whether their gender identity or sexual orientation is the cause of their claim for asylum or not?
  • What examples of good practice are there in reception, detention, status determination and resettlement?
  • What can we learn from local initiatives to protect LGBTI rights and prevent persecution and displacement?
  • Is data about the legal and cultural position of LGBTI people included in Country of Origin Information?
  • Is discrimination by states and by others on the grounds of gender identity and/or sexual orientation given due weight by those states considering asylum claims? Are non-stereotypical relationships given fair or equal consideration in matters of asylum and resettlement?
  • How can government agencies, service providers and displaced communities enhance the protection of displaced LGBTI people?
  • Are there particular aspects relating to age – either young or old – that need to be considered?

The deadline for submission of articles is December 3, 2012.

Contact Information:

fmr@qeh.ox.ac.uk

http://www.fmreview.org/sogi