Call for Papers: Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop



Event Date: 

07/28/17 to 07/29/17

Location name: 

Topeka, Kansas


Washburn University School of Law

Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the 4th annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 28-29, 2017.

This workshop will provide a unique collaborative environment in which to receive feedback from other legal writing professors on your scholarly projects. Participants will work in small groups to give suggestions, ask questions, and offer input on the papers presented.

Call For Papers

The workshop organizers, Professors Emily Grant and Joseph Mastrosimone, strongly encourage scholarship submissions that are in any stage – idea outline, work-in-progress, or nearly complete and ready to submit. The call is open to all junior legal writing professors (defined as anyone without tenure) whether they are full-time, part-time, or adjunct faculty and those who are seeking employment as a legal writing professor.

How to Apply

If you are interested in participating in the Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, please email Joseph Mastrosimone at by Monday, April 3, 2017. In your email, please provide a short description of your scholarly work and give us your best guess as to what form it will take by the end of July (outline, early stage work-in-progress, nearly complete draft).

Selection and Notification

A maximum of eight papers will be selected to guarantee a workshop atmosphere. Those selected will be notified by May 1, and workshop submissions must be completed by July 17, 2017.