CFP: Texas Junior Legal Scholars Conference

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Call for Proposals: Inaugural Texas Junior Legal Scholars Conference, August 10-11th, 2007

From the announcement:

We encourage submissions on a wide range of topics. We hope to present works from a multitude of perspectives:legal, economic, critical, historical, comparative, literary, political, sociological, philosophical, practical, and interdisciplinary. Possible panel/paper subject areas include – but are certainly not limited to –Antitrust, Civil or Criminal Litigation, Contracts, Corporate and Securities Law, Health Law, Immigration, Intellectual Property, International Law, Legal History, Property, Tax and Torts. Proposals from those who would like to organize panels of multiple papers are welcome. Depending on the number of participants, panels will be established based on similar topics.

The conference will be held at the Texas Wesleyan School of Law, located in downtown Fort Worth. The law school is less than thirty miles from Dallas. Downtown Fort Worth and the immediate vicinity provide a vibrant atmosphere with an attractive combination of cultural, shopping, residential, dining, and entertainment options.

Deadline for Submissions: June 1, 2007. Notification of Accepted Papers: June 18, 2007

Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis. Submissions received after June 1 may be accepted on a space-available basis. Proposals must contain the following information: (1) Name, Address, Telephone, and E-mail; (2) Title of Presentation; (3) Brief description of presentation idea; and (4) School Affiliation and Position. Completed papers are not required, although are welcome. For full panel proposals, please submit the above information for each participant.Sponsored by Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in cooperation with Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law; South Texas College of Law; Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law; Texas Tech University School of Law; University of Houston Law Center.

E-mail submissions are preferred. Please send submissions to:

Professor Meredith Conway
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


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