Call for Scholarly Papers for Presentation at 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

To encourage and recognize excellent legal scholarship and to broaden participation by new law teachers in the Annual Meeting program, the association sponsored a call for papers for the 31st annual AALS Scholarly Papers Competition. Those who will have been full-time law teachers at an AALS member or fee-paid school for five years or less on July 1, 2016, were invited to submit a paper on a topic related to or concerning law by August 5,2016. A committee of established scholars reviewed the submitted papers with the authors’ identities concealed.

Papers that make a substantial contribution to legal literature will be selected for presentation at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, Thursday, January 5 from 8:30am to 10:15am.

Inquiries: Questions should be directed to