Fifteenth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium

Conference dates

15 Nov 2024 - 16 Nov 2024


Florida State University College of Law


Florida State University College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law will co-host the Fifteenth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium at the Florida State University College of Law Campus, 425 West Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306.

This event will provide a forum for constitutional law scholars at all stages of their professional careers to discuss current projects, doctrinal and theoretical developments in constitutional law, and future goals. The conference will bring together academics to discuss works-in-progress concerning a broad variety of constitutional issues—including Free Speech, Substantive Due Process, Equal Protection, Suffrage Rights, Campaign Finance, Interpretive Methods, Process Oriented Constitutionalism, Issues at the Interface of National Security and Constitutional Rights, Due Process Underpinnings of Criminal Procedure, Judicial Review, Executive Privilege, Suspect Classifications, Commerce Clause, and Comparative Constitutionalism—to present ideas and benefit from informed critiques. All submissions will be considered, but participation is by invitation only. Past participants have included constitutional law scholars from throughout the United States and several foreign countries. Presentations will be assigned to panels based on affinity of subject matter. The conference is also open to scholars who wish to attend sessions without presenting.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Cristina Rodríguez, Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Constitutional Law, Yale Law School

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Abstracts should be submitted electronically here: no later than June 18, 2024. Abstracts for co-authored papers should be submitted only once. For more information, visit our website:

Participants must cover travel and lodging, but the host institutions will provide meals throughout the conference.

Professor Barry Sullivan, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Cooney & Conway Chair in
Advocacy and George Anastaplo Professor of Constitutional Law and History,

Professor Alexander Tsesis, Professor and D’Alemberte Chair in Constitutional Law, Florida State
University College of Law,

Program Administrators: Jamie Perry and Jordan Mercer,