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Editor: Christopher J. Robinette
Widener Commonwealth Law School

Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Call for Papers

Call for Papers Reminder
Deadline: July 28, 2006

Junior scholars writing in the area of Torts are invited to submit papers for "Tort Law and the Modern State," a conference to be held at Columbia Law School, New York City on September 15-16, 2006.

The Conference is sponsored by Columbia Law School and the Randolph Speakers Fund and is being organized in connection with the launch of a newly formed peer-reviewed journal, the JOURNAL OF TORT LAW,

    Jules Coleman, Yale Law School

Editorial Board
    Mark Geistfeld, NYU Law School
    John C.P. Goldberg, Vanderbilt Law School
    Catherine Sharkey, Columbia Law School
    Ronen Perry, Faculty of Law, Haifa University
    Benjamin Zipursky, Fordham Law School

The Conference will bring together many of the world's most prominent tort scholars, representing a range of perspectives and methodologies including comparative, economic, empirical, historical, institutional, and philosophical analysis.

The Conference organizers are soliciting papers from junior (pre-tenure) scholars. Papers must be on some aspect of tort law, but all topics and methodological approaches will be considered. Submissions will be judged by the editorial board. Authors of submissions that are selected will appear on a conference panel, and will be given the option of publishing in the JOURNAL OF TORT LAW.

Junior scholars interested in being considered for inclusion must submit their papers no later than July 28, 2006. Papers should be no longer than 25,000 words. Submit your torts manuscript today via our website:

If you have questions about submissions or about the conference, please contact: Thelma Twyman,

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