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Call For Papers

Here is a call for papers from AALS that may interest you:

Call for Papers for the Sections on Property and State and Local Government Law at the 2023 AALS Annual Meeting

The Property Law and State and Local Government Law Sections are pleased to announce a Call for Papers from which up to four presenters will be selected for a joint program to be held during the AALS 2023 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California from January 4-7, 2023. The program is entitled Homes, Neighborhoods, and the Future of Residential Land Use: Who Should Decide Where and How We Live? The program description is below.

Form and length of submission:

Please submit a maximum 300 word abstract in Word or PDF to the Property Section Chair, Andrea Boyack ( and State and Local Section Chair, Jonathan Rosenbloom ( with “AALS Submission: Property-State & Local” in the subject line. Submissions must be received by August 1, 2022.

Consistent with the 2023 AALS conference theme, “What Can Lawyers Do?” we welcome submissions that propose solutions to the problems described below in the Program Description that involve law schools and/or lawyers and also papers that are aimed at populations that are particularly vulnerable. We invite proposals from law faculty including junior faculty and clinical faculty as well as participants who provide viewpoint diversity appropriate to the program and who reflect a variety of law schools.

Submissions will be reviewed by members of the Executive Committees of both Sections. Preference will be given to abstracts for projects that are substantially complete and that offer novel scholarly insights.

Selected presenters will be announced by no later than September 15, 2022. By submitting an abstract for consideration, you agree to attend the 2023 AALS Annual Meeting Property and State and Local Government Law Session should your idea be selected for presentation. Presenters will be responsible for paying their own registration fee.


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