May 18, 2011

Conference Announcement and Call For Papers: Loyola (Chicago) Law School Second Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium

From Loyola (Chicago) Law School

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

The Loyola Second Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium at Loyola Chicago

October 21 & 22, 2011

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is organizing the SECOND ANNUAL CONSTITUTIONAL LAW COLLOQUIUM at the Philip H. Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611. The event will begin on Friday morning, October 21 and end midday on Saturday, October 22, 2011.

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS: Professor John E. Nowak, Raymond & Mary Simon Chair in Constitutional Law, Professor Juan Perea, Professor Alexander Tsesis, Professor Michael J. Zimmer.

The Law Center is located on Loyola's Water Tower campus, near Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan, Millenium Park, the Chicago Art Institute, and Chicago Symphony Center.

This is the second annual Loyola conference bringing together constitutional law scholars at all stages of their professional development to discuss current projects, doctrinal developments in constitutional law, and future goals. We hope to schedule presentations for all who submit. In this way, we will provide a forum for the vetting of ideas, invaluable opportunities for informed critiques, and networking opportunities. Presentations will be grouped by subject matter.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: This announcement invites abstract submissions of 150 to 200 words from Constitutional Law professors interested in contributing to the current debates concerning constitutional theory and Supreme Court rulings. The goal of the conference is to allow professors to develop new ideas with the help of supportive colleagues on a wide range of constitutional law topics.

The submission deadline for abstracts is June 15, 2011.

Topics, abstracts, papers, questions, and comments should be submitted to the Program Administrator Carrie Bird, at:

Participants are expected to pay their own travel expenses. Loyola will provide facilities, support, and continental breakfasts on Friday and Saturday, lunch on Friday and Saturday, and a dinner on Friday night.

There are numerous reasonably priced hotels within walking distance of the Loyola School of Law and Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

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