Wednesday, March 26, 2008

AALS Invites Proposals on Race and Gender in the Legal Profession

The Association of American Law Schools invites proprosals from law faculty who want to present on the topic "Progress? The Academy, The Profession, Race and Gender: Empirical Findings, Research Issues, Potential Projects, and Funding Opporuntunities."  Those selected will participate in a workshop on January 7, 2009 on the first day of the AALS Annual Meeting (which will be held for the first time in San Diego, California).  The program committee is especially soliciting proposals on empirical research on minorities in the legal profession, with particular emphasis on Asian-Americans, Latinos(as), Americans of Middle Eastern ancestry, and Native Americans.

To submit a proposal, send a 300-500 word description of the research and proposed presentation to empirical@aals.org by April 30, 2008.  If you have questions about the program or what to submit, contact Beverly Moran at Vanderbilt University.

(mew)

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