Category Archives: Poverty Law

Poverty in the New Gilded Age: Inequality in America—Washington, DC

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law presents Poverty in the New Gilded Age: Inequality in America April 2, 2014. Abstracts are due Jan. 10, 2014. See…

MAPOC: 50th Anniversary of Johnson’s Great Society—Baltimore, MD

The University of Baltimore School of Law hosts the 19th Annual Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference (MAPOC) 2014, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society and Beyond: The Historical…

International Elder Law & Policy Conference—Chicago, IL

The John Marshall Law School presents the 2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference July 10-11, 2014. This conference will be funded primarily by the Belle R. and Joseph H….

LatCrit Biennial Conference—Chicago, IL

The 2013 LatCrit Biennial Conference takes place Oct. 3-6, 2013 at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport. The theme is Resistance Rising: Theorizing and Building Cross-Sector Movements. The 2013 LatCrit/SALT Faculty…

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting—Minneapolis, MN

The Law and Society Association holds its annual meeting May 29—June 1, 2014. This year’s theme is Law and Inequalities: Global and Local. Recent decades have seen the persistence and…

Call for Papers: Overcoming Barriers to Economic Opportunity in America Today – District of Columbia

The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law is calling for papers to be presented at its Spring 2014 Annual Law Review Symposium on new…

AALS 2014 Joint Program on Sections on Poverty Law and Clinical Legal Education

The AALS sections on Poverty Law and Clinical Legal Education will sponsor a joint program at the AALS Annual Meeting, entitled 50 Years After the “War on Poverty:” Evaluating Past…

Access to Justice and Legal Aid, Modern Tech — London, UK

The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law (British Institute for International & Comparative Law) presents Access to justice and legal aid: can modern technology compensate for cuts? June 3,…

Forced Migration Review

Call for Papers: Crisis migration

The Forced Migration Review (FMR 45) will include a major feature on “Crisis migration,” focusing on people who move or become “trapped” in the context of diverse humanitarian crises but…

Call for Papers: Law and Institutional Economics of Revolutions – Cairo, Egypt

In advance of its September 29-30, 2013, conference, the Economic Research Forum invites papers that address the following: Poverty and widening social disparity cannot only cause revolutions; they may also…