Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology – Open Call for Symposium Proposals

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The Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology

The Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology is now accepting proposals for its annual symposium, to be held virtually in the spring of the 2020-2021 academic year. Our symposium provides opportunity for practitioners, academics, and students to come together to develop legal scholarship and discussion. Our topics in recent years include: Revisiting Voluntariness in Confessions, Bail Bond Reform, The Death Penalty’s Numbered Days?, and the Progressive Prosecution: Legal, Empirical, and Theoretical Perspectives.

Please find pasted below a form to use in submitting your proposals to the Journal’s symposium editor, Addie Maguire, at Proposals can take any format, so long as you address our proposed questions within your proposal.

We are eager to receive your proposals and thank you in advance for your interest.


Addie Maguire                                    Miranda Roberts

Symposium Editor                              Editor-in-Chief




Proposed Symposium Title and/or Topic:

Applicant Name(s):

Applicant Email(s):

Applicant Phone Number(s):


Within your proposal, please address the following questions:

Please provide a short description of your symposium, and how you intend for your topic to contribute to legal scholarship and foster conversation among attendees:


Is there any particular impetus for your proposal? For example, have you based it on a forthcoming or recent scholarly work, policy, court holding, etc.?


Please share any information you would like about your proposed series of events, panel topics, or potential presenters and authors.


Do you have a particular target audience in mind for the symposium (ex. students, academics, practitioners)?


Are you interested in providing CLE credit for symposium attendance?


Is there anything else JCLC should know about your proposal?

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