Call For Papers: South Dakota Art of Lawmaking Symposium

Posted by Tory J. Shafer, community karma 817
The South Dakota Law Review is pleased to announce that we are now accepting abstracts for our Fall 2024 Symposium on state legislative processes.  

Abstracts of 300-500 words are due on June 21, 2024. Please send abstracts and any questions to the Symposium Editor, Vincent C. Tarallo, at Selected contributors will be notified by July 8, 2024.

The editors seek articles and speakers that address one or more of the following topics, or other related topics:

  1. The 100th South Dakota Legislative Session
  2. Lobbying
  3. The Process and Politics of Bicameralism & Presentment
  4. Legislative Drafting & Interpretation
  5. Ballot Initiatives & Referendums
  6. Municipalities and Their Relationship to the Legislative Process
  7. Eminent Domain & Land Takings, Pipelines, & the Effects on Farmers and Other Landowners
  8. Legislative Effects on Rural vs. Urban communities
  9. The Tribal Legislative Process and/or Tribal Relations with State Politics
  10. Amending the South Dakota Uniform Commercial Code and Other Uniform Laws  
  11. Other issues relating to State Legislative Politics and/or the South Dakota Legislature

In your proposal, please indicate whether you would be interested in (1) publishing your topic, (2) speaking at the symposium, or (3) both. Priority will be given to proposals where the contributor expects to both publish and speak at our in-person event, although we will consider other proposals.

For more information on the symposium, please visit:

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