Call for Papers & Panelist: On the Unavoidable Intersection of Torts and Insurance – New York City, NY

The AALS Section on Insurance Law and the AALS section on Tort Law will hold a program On the Unavoidable Intersection of Torts and Insurance during the AALS 2014 Annual Meeting in New York (January 2-5, 2014). The program will feature a panel of leading researchers on the intersection of torts and insurance. Panelists scheduled to participate include: Kent Syverud (Washington University School of Law), Tom Baker (University of Pennsylvania Law School), and Nora Engstrom (Stanford Law School). We are looking to add one additional panelist through this Call for Papers.

Deadline: September 6, 2013. Submit draft papers or proposals to Ronen Avraham, Program Chair, at ravraham[@], and Jennifer Wriggins, Program Chair, at wriggins[@] A proposal must be comprehensive enough to allow for a meaningful evaluation of the proposed paper. Submissions must be in PDF format. Decisions will be announced by Friday, September 27, 2013. im

Eligibility: Full-time faculty members of AALS member law schools are eligible to submit. Faculty at fee-paid law schools; foreign, visiting and adjunct faculty members; graduate students; fellows; and non-law school faculty are not eligible to submit. Papers may already be accepted for publication, provided that the paper will not be published before the AALS meeting.

Expenses: The panelist selected through this Call for Papers will be responsible for paying his or her own annual meeting registration fee and travel expenses.

Inquiries: Inquiries about this Call for Papers may be submitted to the Program Chairs.