2023 Annual Meeting: Scholarly Papers Competition

Junior scholars, jumpstart your scholarship! New and emerging law faculty who have been teaching for five years or fewer are encouraged to submit a scholarly paper to the annual Scholarly Papers competition—note that time spent as a VAP or law fellow counts toward the requirement of being a full-time educator.

If you are a full-time teacher at an AALS member or fee-paid school and have been teaching for five years or less as of July 1, 2022, you are eligible to submit a paper on a topic related to or concerning law. A committee of established scholars will review the submitted papers with the authors’ identities concealed. The competition winner will be honored at the 2023 AALS Annual Meeting.

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2020 Scholarly Paper Competition winners Meghan M. Boone (University of Alabama Law) and Jonathan S. Gould (UC Berkeley Law)