Yale Journal of International Law Young Scholars' Conference

The Yale Journal of International Law (YJIL) is accepting submissions for its Young Scholars' Conference, which will take place on March 1, 2008. The Conference aims to encourage scholarship in international law among current J.D. students by giving them an opportunity to present a paper and receive feedback from distinguished professors in the field. The Conference will include panel presentations of student scholarship, a roundtable discussion on careers in legal academia, a keynote address, and a closing dinner. Two of the papers presented at the Conference will be selected for publication in YJIL. Support for the Conference has been provided by the Oscar M. Ruebhausen '37 Fund. YJIL will accept papers of no more than 15,000 words (including footnotes) on topics in international law from current J.D. students. Papers that have previously been published will not be considered. Presenters must be able to travel to New Haven, CT, for a full day of events on March 1, 2008. YJIL will provide presenting students with accommodations and cover up to $200 of their conference-related travel expenses. Submissions, accompanied by the author's c.v., should be sent to yjil.conference@yale.edu. Deadline: December 10, 2007.

Submitted by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor on January 14, 2008

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