Tuesday, August 14, 2012

2013 NEW VOICES IN CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP


2013 NEW VOICES IN CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP
CALL FOR PAPERS

Vanderbilt Law School’s Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program invites submissions for its annual New Voices in Civil Justice Scholarship Workshop, to be held May 6-7, 2013 at Vanderbilt Law School.

This year, four junior scholars will be selected via a blind review process to present at the New Voices Workshop.  The format maximizes collegial interaction and feedback: in lieu of author “presentations,” all participants read the selected papers prior to the session, and at each workshop, a senior faculty member provides a brief overview and commentary on the paper. Open and interactive discussion immediately follows. 

Submitted papers should address an aspect of civil justice, broadly defined.  Subject areas may include, but are not limited to, civil procedure, complex litigation, evidence, federal courts, judicial decision-making, alternative dispute resolution, remedies, and conflict of laws.  In keeping with the intellectual breadth of the Branstetter Program faculty, the Workshop welcomes all scholarly methodologies, from traditional doctrinal analysis to quantitative or experimental approaches. 

Submissions must be received at Branstetter.Program@vanderbilt.edu no later thanJanuary 1, 2013.   Selected participants will have reasonable travel and accommodations covered.  Other requirements and more details about the workshop can be found at www.law.vanderbilt.edu/newvoices.

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