May 3, 2007
Call for Papers: Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy
Journal of African-American Law and Policy’s 2007 Symposium
The Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy’s 2007 Symposium“Setting the Agenda: Examining the Critical Legal Issues Facing African-Americans and Minority Communities in the 2008 Election”
CALL FOR PAPERS
As the 2008 election draws near, what are the critical legal
issues facing minority communities across the
On November 9, 2007, the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy (BJALP) will host a symposium focusing on critical legal issues facing minority communities in light of the upcoming 2008 election. Those wishing to participate in the symposium are invited to submit proposals for papers exploring a critical legal issue facing African-Americans and minority communities in the upcoming election. We are interested in papers in a diverse array of fields including, but not limited to, voting rights, health care, fair housing, environmental justice, family law, education, and the criminal justice system. Similarly, we are interested in fielding multiple perspectives on these issues and would welcome proposals from academics, policymakers, practitioners, activists, and community members. Papers selected for the symposium will be published in the Spring 2008 edition of the Berkeley Journal of African- American Law and Policy.
Given the current legal, social, and political atmosphere, this is an opportune time to examine those issues that are most salient to minority communities and to begin setting an agenda aimed at effective change and reform. We invite you to be a part of the discussion.
The symposium will be held at the
Authors will be notified of the results of our selection process by June 20, 2007. As selected papers will be published in the Spring 2008 edition of the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy, we will require authors to submit drafts of their completed papers for editing no later than November 2007.
Please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. We look forward to reading your proposals.
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