Wednesday, June 25, 2008
[Posted by Bill Henderson]
The International Journal on the Legal Profession has issued a call for papers on the topic "Impact of Legal Change on Legal Practitioners." Here are the details:
Journal of the Legal Profession invites submissions for a symposium on how
legal changes impact the day-to-day work of legal practitioners. The types of
issues that would be appropriate for articles includes how legal change impacts
such things as the market for specialized legal practices, lawyers’ decision
making practices about which cases to pursue, the way lawyers handle specific
types of cases, or how lawyers work with experts; these topics are meant to be
suggestive not exhaustive. More specific examples in the
The symposium editor will be Professor Herbert Kritzer, William Mitchell College of Law (firstname.lastname@example.org). Authors who have questions about whether their work would be appropriate for the symposium should contact Professor Kritzer.
More information after the jump:
All manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the
general editor, Professor Avrom Sherr,
Manuscripts will be evaluated for publication as submitted; the deadline for submission to insure consideration is February 1, 2009. Anticipated publication is late 2009.
The International Journal of the Legal Profession is an academic journal addressing the organization, structure, management and infrastructure of the legal professions of the common law and civil law world. The journal encompasses studies of the work, work practices, skills and ethics of the legal profession as well as the internal management of law firms and chambers. It also considers the methods and extent of provision of legal services. A range of socio-legal information is included involving inter-disciplinary interest from academic and professional lawyers, economists, philosophers, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and business academics interested in the world of law and lawyers.