Call for Papers: Tenth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop



Event Date: 

09/14/18 to 09/15/18

Location name: 

Norman, Oklahoma


The University of Oklahoma College of Law

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will host the Tenth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop on September 14-15, 2018. The workshop pairs a senior scholar with a panel of junior scholars presenting works-in-progress.  Confirmed commentators include Norman Spaulding, Linda Mullenix, Benjamin Spencer, Tara Grove, Scott Dodson, Lumen Mulligan, and James Pfander.

The workshop is open to untenured and recently tenured academics who teach and write in federal courts, civil rights litigation, civil procedure, and other associated topics. The program is also open to scholars wanting to attend, read, and comment on papers but not present.  There is no registration fee. 

The conference will begin with a dinner on Friday September 14; panels will take place on Saturday, September 15. Each panel will consist of approximately 4 junior scholars, with a senior scholar serving as moderator and commenter and leading a group discussion on the papers.  OU Law will provide lunches and dinners for those attending the workshop, but attendees must cover their own travel and lodging costs. Those wishing to present a paper must submit an abstract to by May 15, 2018. Papers will be selected by a committee of past participants, and presenters will be notified by June. Those planning to attend must register by August 1, 2018.