Junior Scholars Conference (JSC)

This conference is open to all junior faculty (less than seven years of full-time teaching experience at a law school), including fellows and VAPs. The conference is designed to provide a space for junior faculty to engage with their peers in a friendly environment.

March 1-2, 2024 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (BOTH DAYS)
Northeastern University School of Law

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The conference will have three components:

(1) substantive paper presentations, organized by topic, with Q&A:
(2) panels on law teaching careers (e.g., hiring, tenure and promotion, career advancement and life at law schools); and
(3) time to socialize and network.

We invite participants and papers from all legal areas. Papers are not required for participation, but preference may be given to participants with papers if space is limited.

Registration Deadline: January 1, 2024

Abstracts Due: January 1, 2024

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*You must register using the link provided to participate in the conference. You do not need to register at the time of your abstract submission; however, if your abstract is accepted and you agree to present, you must register and attend the conference in person.

Registration Fee Schedule:
$0 waiver (VAPs and Fellows)
$100 early (October 15 - November 1, 2023)
$150 regular (November 1, 2023 - February 1, 2024)
$200 late (February 1 - February 2024)

Hotel Room Block:
A block of rooms at the nearby Colonnade Hotel has been reserved for our out-of-town guests for a discounted rate. These are available on a first come, first served basis and the hotel deadline is January 30.  March is one of the busiest tourist months for Boston, so we suggest you make your reservations soon by clicking this link.



Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 2, 2024

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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