Call for Papers: The Snowden Effect

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law

The Lincoln Memorial University Law Review invites submissions related to its Spring 2015 Symposium entitled “The Snowden Effect: The Impact of Spilling National Secrets.” The Symposium will be held on Friday, January 30, 2015, at the LMU-Duncan School of Law in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.

The LMU Law Review’s goal for the Symposium is to facilitate discussion among scholars and practitioners regarding the implications of the national security disclosures by former government contractor Edward Snowden. Topics will include, but not necessarily be limited to: the protection of government sources and methods; Fourth Amendment and privacy issues; the effect of the Snowden disclosures and other such security leaks on U.S. foreign policy, particularly or relationships with our allies; surveillance state concerns; and the classification of government material.

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2014. Submit (1) an abstract or a draft article; and (2) a curriculum vitae (CV). Participation in the Symposium is not a requirement for publication in the symposium issue. All materials should be submitted through the LMU Law Review’s website, at

For more information regarding the issue or the Symposium, contact either Jacob Baggett, Editor-in-Chief, at, Assistant Professor Matthew Lyon, Faculty Advisor to the Law Review, at, or Associate Professor Melanie Reid at