Call for Papers: Issues of Reproductive Rights: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Policy – Cleveland, OH

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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Journal of Law and Health invites submissions for “Issues of Reproductive Rights: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Policy” March 7, 2014.

The Journal of Law and Health is a student-run publication dedicated to publishing innovative articles that offer diverse perspectives on the intersection between law, health and medicine…The Symposium aims to give judges, legislators, and academics the opportunity to present research that highlights the legal and ethical issues that may occur because of these developments.

Deadline: October 1, 2013. Update (Oct. 16, 2013): Deadline has been extended through October.

Contact Gordon R. Gantt., Jr., g.r.gantt[@]cmlaw.csuohio.edu.

Submissions: http://law.bepress.com/expresso/
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Our Symposium is titled “Issues of Reproductive Rights: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Policy.” The selection of this Symposium topic was a result of  major developments in the area of Reproductive Rights in the past year. For example, state legislation in Texas, Ohio, or Arkansas severely restricting women’s access to abortion. Another example would be the recent 10th Circuit decision inHobby Lobby v. Sebelius which provided for-profit corporations with a right to challenge the Affordable Care Act’s so-called “contraceptive mandate” on the basis that a corporation is a “person” who can have and exercise its own religious beliefs. The Symposium aims to give judges, legislators, and academics the opportunity to present research that highlights the legal and ethical issues that may occur because of these developments.

Abstract and CV deadline: October 1, 2013. Abstracts should be no longer than 600 words

Offer Date deadline:November 1, 2013 (The Journal of Law and Health will contact by this date, if it is interested in publishing your paper.)

Final Version deadline: August 1, 2014 (Your final draft of the paper is due on this date. Once papers are collected, theJ ournal will begin its editing process)

Symposium Presentation: March 7, 2014 (As part of the publication, every author is required to present at the AnnualJournal of Law and Health Symposium. The Journal will be able to reimburse/pay for travel expenses of speakers.


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