The Northwestern University Law Review is excited to be accepting proposals for its 2024 Symposium to be held in October 2024, at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, Illinois.
A strong Symposium proposal should do all of the following in at least 2-3 pages:
To submit a proposal, please send an email to email@example.com with your proposal and a copy of your CV(s) attached. The Law Review will accept submissions until November 13, 2023.
After November 6, the Law Review will review all submissions. Organizers should expect that the Law Review may request further information or the opportunity to discuss the proposal in further detail. The Law Review will notify organizers whether they remain under finalist consideration by November 17, 2023.
The Law Review executive board will review each proposal based on:
The Law Review anticipates the 2024 Symposium event occurring in October 2024. The first drafts would be due in early fall, with revised drafts due by the end of the calendar year. Symposium pieces selected would be included in Northwestern University Law Review Volume 120, Issue 1, which will be published in early fall of 2025.
Publication is not guaranteed to any speaker and the Northwestern University Law Review retains full discretion in selecting pieces for publication in our print and online editions. Pieces should be around 10,000 words in length; the entire issue should be 90,000 words or under. The Law Review will offer publishing contracts to certain contributors based on the recommendations of the Law Review board and Symposium organizers.
Questions should be directed to Senior Symposium Editor Dylan Steele at firstname.lastname@example.org.