CFP: Fake News and Weaponized Defamation – Los Angeles, CA

Southwestern Law School

Southwestern Law School’s 2018 Symposium Fake News and “Weaponized Defamation” – Global Perspectives will be held on January 26, 2018. The Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law in association with the Southwestern Law Review and the Southwestern International Law Journal invite papers on the topic. Abstracts are due September 25, 2017 (jimel[at] and completed papers are due January 5, 2018.

Papers should have an international or comparative focus that engages historical, contemporary or emerging issues relating to fake news or “weaponized defamation.” All papers submitted will be fully refereed by a minimum of two specialized referees. Before final acceptance, all referee comments must be considered.