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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

LAW AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: ENACTING CHANGE OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE

The Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy is soliciting articles for its symposium edition on the topic of law and social movements. Article topics include, but are not limited to:

  • LGBTQ rights
  • Disability reform
  • Immigration reform
  • Religion and social movements
  • Environmental reform
  • Gun control reform

ELIGIBILITY

Submissions will be accepted from graduate students, law students, and legal scholars, in addition to scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Only unpublished papers will be considered, although papers may be posted on SSRN, ECGI, or similar working paper series.

SELECTION

Papers will be chosen by the Journal’s Executive Articles Editors and the Symposium Editor.

DEADLINE

Submissions must be received by November 15, 2013. Authors will be notified of their inclusion in the symposium issue in January 2014.

SUBMISSIONS

Submissions should include an abstract of the paper and a copy of the author’s curriculum vitae. Paper submissions and inquiries should be directed to: .

The Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy publishes online and covers a broad spectrum of social policy issues. The Journal is available through traditional research resources, including Lexis, Westlaw, and HeinOnline. Our last issue can be accessed here: http://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/njlsp/vol8/iss1/.