Friday, July 18, 2014

Call for Papers: Stetson Symposium on Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace

The Stetson Law Review seeks written submissions for a symposium to be held at the Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida on Friday, March 6, 2015.

This symposium will be an interdisciplinary exploration of questions about growing economic inequality in the United States, changes in the available opportunities for upward social mobility, and the proper role for labor and employment laws in ensuring adequate opportunities for mobility.  Featured speakers at the symposium will include former Chairperson of the NLRB, Wilma Liebman, and MSNBC journalist and author of The Great Divergence, Timothy Noah.  Accepted essays will be published in the Stetson Law Review, and the authors of accepted essays will be invited to present their work at the symposium.  Invited participants will receive travel and lodging for the symposium.  Academics, practitioners, and others working in the field are invited to submit abstracts for consideration and are welcome to attend the event.  Interested applicants should submit an abstract (1 to 4 pages in length) and a curriculum vitae to no later than Friday, September 5, 2014.  Authors of accepted essays will be notified by October 1, 2014.  Completed drafts must be submitted for circulation to the symposium participants by Friday, February 6, 2015.

Questions regarding the symposium should be directed to the Stetson Law Review Editor-in-Chief, Erin Hoyle ( 


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