Legal Scholarship Network
The Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) is directed by Bernard Black and Ronald J. Gilson. Black is Nicholas J. Chabraja Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and Fellow at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Gilson is Meyers Professor of Law and Business at the Stanford Law School, and Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business at the Columbia Law School.
Professional Announcements and Job Openings:
LSN Professional Announcements is distributed weekly and includes announcements including conferences, professional meetings, calls for papers, and Professional Job Openings. Please contact Announcements@SSRN.com for more information.
Subscribing to any of the Legal Scholarship Network's eJournals provides the most efficient and convenient way to receive the latest research from the world's foremost researchers. At the organizational level, Site Subscriptions can be customized to meet your faculty's needs, including number of subscribers and research areas of interest. Please contact Subscriptions@ssrn.com for individual or site subscription information.
Research Paper Series:
Legal Scholarship Network Research Paper Series offer your institution a way to showcase and distribute the research of your faculty and staff. Creating a Research Paper Series (RPS) for your institution will give you the most exposure for your faculty's work and is an excellent way to create awareness and disseminate your research. Please contact RPS@ssrn.com for more information.
Conference Management Service:
Our Conference Management Service offers a range of services from full hosting to online proceedings. Based on your needs, we will create a unique web page and manage everything from research submissions to refereeing, volunteer requests, and more. Distribution of a Conference eJournal is also available. Please contact CMS@ssrn.com for more information.
We encourage the readers of our journals to communicate directly with other members of the SSRN Community regarding their own and other's research. To help facilitate this interchange, we make contact information for each author available on our web site. To obtain contact information, you can search for an author or click on an author's name anywhere in our system.
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