Call for Papers: Justice Scalia on Criminal Law and Procedure: Friend or Foe?

The Akron Law Review and Akron Law’s Center for Constitutional Law invite papers regarding the impact of Justice Scalia’s opinions and judicial philosophy in the area of criminal law and procedure, including articles regarding the confrontation clause, constitutional criminal procedure, prisoners’ rights, the Eighth Amendment, trial by jury, separation of powers, and textual interpretation and originalism in the criminal arena. The symposium issue will be published in the Akron Law Review.  Responses to papers will be published subsequently in ConLawNOW, the online companion to the Akron Law Review, which is co-edited by Akron Law’s Center for Constitutional Law.

Deadlines: We welcome articles and essays of any length.  Please submit article proposals by June 1, 2016.  We request article submission by September 15, 2016.

You may submit proposals and manuscripts to the Akron Law Review by (1) submitting an electronic copy of your article to Rebecca Schreiner, Editor in Chief, at rjs164[@]; or (2) by mailing a copy to The University of Akron School of Law, c/o Rebecca Schreiner, 150 University Avenue, Akron, OH 44325-2901.  If you submit electronically, please indicate in the subject line of your e-mail that the submission is for the 2016 symposium issue.

Please direct questions to Rebecca Schreiner, Editor-in-Chief, Akron Law Review, at rjs164[@], or to Professor Tracy A. Thomas, Seiberling Chair of Constitutional Law and Director, Center for Constitutional Law, at thomast[@]


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Reference Librarian, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University