CFP: Workplace Law—AALS 2018—San Diego, CA

American Association of Law Schools

The AALS Section on Employment Discrimination Law and AALS Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law invite submissions for their joint program titled “New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law,” to be held at the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego on January 4, 2017, at 3:30–4:45 PM. The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2017.

From the Call for Papers:

About.  This works-in-progress session will give emerging workplace law scholars the opportunity for engagement on a current project with leaders in the field.  Each selected scholar will present a work-in-progress and receive comments from an assigned commentator, as well as from an audience of scholars in the field.  The session will provide new scholars a supportive environment in which to receive constructive feedback.


Eligibility.  Full-time faculty members of AALS member and fee-paid law schools are eligible to submit proposals. This call for papers is targeted to scholars with seven or fewer years of full-time teaching experience.  Visitors (not full-time on a different faculty) and fellows are eligible to apply to present at this session.


Submission Format.   Please submit an abstract, précis, and/or introduction of the article that is sufficiently developed to allow the reviewers to evaluate the thesis and proposed execution of the project.


Submission Instructions.  To be considered, proposals should be submitted electronically to Professor Naomi Schoenbaum, George Washington University Law School, at, and Professor Danielle Weatherby,  University of Arkansas School of Law, at dweath[at]  The deadline for submission is Friday, September 1, 2017.

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