Category Archives: Legislation

Relationship Between Academic Research and Policy Development, Law Reform – London, UK

The Law Society research conference, Shaping Policy, Changing Law, will take place Oct. 12, 2012. The organizers invite papers from academics on the relationship between academic research and policy development…

Call for Papers: 40th Anniversary of Watergate: A Commemoration of the Rule of Law – Orange, CA

The Chapman University School of Law: Chapman Law Review will be hosting a symposium Jan. 26-27, 2012 entitled “The 40th Anniversary of Watergate: A Commemoration of the Rule of Law.”…

Partisanship in Congress – Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Journal on Legislation, HLS Republicans, and Harvard Law and Health Care Society present a symposium, Partisanship in Congress: Polarization and the Political Process, Feb. 24, 2011, 1-5:30 pm….

Congressional Research Grants

Reminder: the deadline for grant applications for the Dirksen Congressional Center is coming up March 1. See earlier post.    mw

Tax Expenditure Reform – Los Angeles, CA

Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center & Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, present Starving the Hidden Beast: New Approaches to Tax Expenditure Reform Jan. 14, 2011, at Loyola. The event will be…

Private and Public Law – Brisbane, Queensland

The TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland hosts a private law conference on the theme “Private and Public Law – Intersections in Law and Method” July…

Congressional Research Grants

GRANTS: CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH AWARDS 2011 DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than March 1, 2011. The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional…

Financial Regulatory Reform – Berkeley, CA

Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy (BCLBE) and the Berkeley Business Law Journal will host Financial Regulatory Reform: Dodd-Frank and Beyond March 11, 2011. Speakers from UC Berkeley…

Statutory Interpretation – Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Law School Center for the Study of Law, Language and Cognition and the Brooklyn Law Review present Statutory Interpretation: How Much Work Does Language Do? Nov. 19, 2010. With 2010…

Is Financial Reform Too Big to Fail? – Washington, DC

American University Law Review invites submissions for its spring symposium, Is Financial Reform Too Big to Fail? Emerging from the Financial Crisis with the Help of Increased Consumer Protection and…