Clinical Law Review’s Clinical Writers’ Workshop — Deadline June 2nd!!

Clinical Law Review’s Clinical Writers’ Workshop
Workshop on October 2-3, 2010 at N.Y.U. School of Law
Registration Deadline: June 2, 2010

The Clinical Law Review will hold its third Clinical Writers’ Workshop on the afternoon of Saturday, October 2, and the morning of Sunday, October 3, at NYU Law School. The Workshop will follow a celebration at New York Law School of the 25th Anniversary of the Clinical Theory Workshop on Friday, October 1, and the morning of Saturday, October 2.

The Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop provides an opportunity for clinical teachers who are writing about any subject (clinical pedagogy, substantive law, interdisciplinary analysis, empirical work, etc.) to meet with other clinicians writing on similar topics to discuss their works-in-progress and brainstorm ideas for further development of their articles. Attendees will meet in small groups organized by the subject matter in which they are writing. Each group will “workshop” the draft of each member of the group.

Participation in the Clinical Law Review’s Workshop requires the submission of a paper because the workshop takes the form of small group sessions in which all members of the group comment on each other’s manuscripts. If you have already submitted a paper proposal to the New York Law School Clinical Theory Workshop Anniversary conference, you’re welcome to submit it for the Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop, but you are also welcome, of course, to submit a paper proposal to the Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop other than the one that you submitted to the New York Law School Clinical Theory Workshop Anniversary Conference. (You can attend the New York Law School Clinical Theory Workshop conference, by the way, without submitting a paper.)

As in the previous two Clinical Law Review Workshops, participants will not have to pay an admission or registration fee but participants will have to arrange and pay for their own travel and lodgings. To assist those who wish to participate but who need assistance for travel and lodging, NYU Law School has committed to provide 25 scholarships of up to $1,000 per person to help pay for travel and lodgings. The scholarships are designed for those clinical faculty who receive little or no travel support from their law schools and who otherwise would not be able to attend this conference without scholarship support.

JUNE 2, 2010: DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION AND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

To register for the Workshop without seeking a scholarship, please submit a Registration Form. This form is available on-line on the CLR Workshop’s website at:

http://www.law.nyu.edu/journals/clinicallawreview/clrworkshop/index.htm.

Along with the form, please submit a mini-draft or prospectus, of roughly 3-5 pages in length, of the article you intend to present at the Workshop.

To register and also seek a scholarship, please submit a “Registration Form with Request for Scholarship Assistance.” This form is also available on-line on the CLR Workshop’s website at:

http://www.law.nyu.edu/journals/clinicallawreview/clrworkshop/index.htm.

Along with the form, you have to submit a proposed budget for travel and lodging and also a mini-draft or prospectus, of roughly 3-5 pages in length, of the article you intend to present at the Workshop.

The mini-draft or prospectus of the article should contain the tentative title of the article and a short description of the main point or points contemplated by the article.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at three local hotels at an NYU discounted rate, for Thursday, September 30, to Sunday, October 3. (The first of these nights will be needed if you decide to attend both the Clinical Theory Workshop Anniversary conference and the Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop. The scholarships for the Clinical Law Review Workshop apply only to the two nights you’ll need for the CLR Workshop (Friday, October 1, and Saturday, October 2.)) Hotel information is available on-line at

http://www.law.nyu.edu/ecm_dlv2/groups/public/@nyu_law_website__journals__clinical_law_review/documents/documents/ecm_pro_065425.pdf.

To reserve a room and qualify for the NYU discount, you must reserve the room by August 30.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2010: DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING A DRAFT MANUSCRIPT

All participants must submit a draft article by this date. Submissions will be circulated to every member of the small group to which the participant has been assigned. The award of the scholarship will be conditioned upon the submission of a substantially completed draft by this date.

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