Post 2 Call for Submissions - Akron Law Review Symposium

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This is post 2 of 2 from the Akron Law Review, seeking articles and essays of any length, speakers, and panel participants for a symposium on issues related to sports and entertainment law. The Symposium, “Game Changers: Rewriting the Playbook” A Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium will take place at the University of Akron School of Law, Akron, OH, on Friday, April 14, 2023. 

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

1.       Contract Negotiations

2.      Diversity in Sports Leadership

3.      The Interplay of Ethics and Sports Agency

The editors seek articles, essays, and speakers for panel discussions on the following topics:

1.       Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) – With this panel, we seek discussion of NIL policy and how athletes do, can, and/or should navigate new and evolving guidelines.

2.      Equality in Pay – With this panel, we seek discussion of the differences in pay between women and men in team and individual sports, such as soccer and golf.

The Akron Law Review has been highly ranked in the Washington and Lee Law Review Rankings for several years. In five recent years (2015-2019), the Akron Law Review ranked in the top 100 for student-edited, general journals in the Washington and Lee Law Library law journal rankings for “combined score” and in the top 107 for student-edited, general journals in the category of “impact factor.”

The Call for Papers will remain open until Saturday, December 31, 2022. Article proposals should be around 300 words. Submit proposals to the Editor-in-Chief, Jennifer Cranmer, and Managing Editor of the Symposium Edition, Demetria Kimble, at ualawrev@gmail.com.

Selected participants and writers will be notified by Saturday, January 7, 2022. Finished articles will be due Friday, February 3, 2023. Our editors will work with you to prepare your work for the symposium and/or publication. Articles will be published in the 2023 Symposium edition of the Akron Law Review.

 

For more information on the Akron Law Review’s general issue, please see post 1 of 2.

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