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Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Conference and Competition Announcement: Asian Pacific American Law Faculty

CONFERENCE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN LAW FACULTY (CAPALF)

Frank H. Wu, Dean of Wayne State University Law School, is pleased to announce it will host the 12th Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty (CAPALF) on April 7-8, 2006. Registration forms and additional information will be forthcoming. Please feel free to contact Ms. Karen Tarnas, Assistant to the Dean (k.tarnas@wayne.edu) to be added to the mailing list or for details.

CAPALF is pleased to announce its inaugural legal scholarship competition. All papers on Asian Pacific Americans and the law, broadly construed, are eligible for consideration, provided the author is not a tenured full-time faculty member as of the time of submission (tenure-track full-time faculty are eligible) and the papers have not been published in any hard-copy format; co-authored papers are welcome (no author may be a tenured-full time faculty member). The winner will be invited to present his/her paper at the Conference and publish it in The Wayne Law Review, and s/he will receive an honorarium of $1500 and a travel stipend to the CAPALF conference; a runner-up also may be selected, in the discretion of the judges. Entries will be evaluated by the CAPALF Planning Committee consisting of the following (institutional affiliations shown for identification purposes only): Rashmi Dyal-Chand (Northeastern University School of Law); Elaine Chiu (St. John's University School of Law); Susan Kuo (Northern Illinois University College of Law); Daniel P. Tokaji (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law); and Tseming Yang (Vermont Law School). CAPALF invites submissions by January 27, 2006. Submissions should be sent electronically to Ms. Karen Tarnas, Assistant to the Dean, Wayne State University Law School (k.tarnas@wayne.edu) in MS Word-compatible format; all entries will be acknowledged. Manuscripts should contain identifying information (name, title, institutional affiliation if any, address, phone, and email) in a separate document, also in MS-Word compatible format and attached to the same message. There is no minimum or maximum length.

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