Loyola University Chicago School of Law Seventh Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium
Call For Papers

Friday November 4 and Saturday, November 5, 2016, Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is organizing its Seventh Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium at the Philip H. Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

OVERVIEW: This event provides 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 brings 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, Process Oriented Constitutionalism, Constitutional Theory and Interpretation, 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. Submissions from foreign scholars are welcome. Presentations will be assigned to panels based on affinity or subject matter. The conference is also open to scholars who wish to attend sessions without making a presentation.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Reva Siegel, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Titles and abstracts of papers should be submitted electronically at http://www.luc.edu/law/conlawcolloquium/register.html no later than June 20, 2016.

CONFERENCE DETAILS: The Corboy Law Center is located on Loyola's Water Tower campus, near Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, the Chicago Art Institute and Chicago Symphony Center.

Participants or their home institutions are expected to pay for travel and lodging. Loyola will provide meals during the conference. There are numerous reasonably priced hotels within walking distance of the Corboy Law Center and Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS: Professor Barry Sullivan, Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy, bsullivan7@luc.edu, Professor Alexander Tsesis, atsesis@luc.edu

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS: Heather Figus and Mark Koza, ConstitutionLaw@luc.edu

Posted 3/8/16