The Chapman Law Review invites submissions on the theme “A 50-Year Retrospective on Major Laws of the 91st Congress.”
Were the 1970s a moment for environmental and health and safety regulation? In this symposium issue, the Chapman Law Review is soliciting papers taking a retrospective look at the legislation that was passed in 1970, a critical year with several key legislative outputs that changed the way the country governs myriad health, safety, and environmental concerns. This issue will focus on the progress of the statutory products that emerged from this period. The Chapman Law Review is looking for papers that are grounded in a retrospective analysis of particular statutes and how they evolved or formed the basis of other developments. Furthermore, comparative perspectives between statutes produced at this time, as well as articles that identify the significance of this time period and how this legislative moment was possible in light of the current legislative gridlock and landscape, are welcome.
In this issue, the Chapman Law Review is seeking to publish 7 to 9 articles that cover the following statutes or some combination thereof:
National Environmental Policy Act, Pub.L. 91–190, 83 Stat. 852
Organized Crime Control Act, Pub.L. 91–452, 84 Stat. 922
Bank Secrecy Act, Pub.L. 91–508, 84 Stat. 1118
Controlled Substances Act, Pub.L. 91–513, 84 Stat. 1242
Plant Variety Protection Act, Pub.L. 91–577, 84 Stat. 1404
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Pub.L. 91–596
Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970, Pub.L. 91–609, 84 Stat. 1770
Abstracts of 1000-1500 words should be submitted along with a CV to Caroline J. Cordova by June 1, 2019. Completed papers will be due August 26, 2019.
Questions may be directed to Caroline J. Cordova, Senior Articles Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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