AALS Section Transactional Law and Skills Call for Posters

Eric Gouvin from Western New England University School of Law sent me the following call for posters for the 2013 AALS meeting:

The AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills invites faculty at AALS member law schools to submit poster presentation proposals for the 2013 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans (January 4-7, 2013).  The Section will consider all proposals relating to the teaching of, or scholarship focusing on, transactional law and skills.  Proposals consistent with this year’s Section panel on international transactions will be given a slight preference.

Posters are intended to provide authors an opportunity to present in clear and succinct fashion the thesis and conclusion of their research or to describe teaching innovations outside formal program presentations.  Because the focus should be on the content of the research and innovative teaching, posters that were primarily promoting a particular school program, project, book or materials are not eligible for poster display. Other advertising or fliers are not permitted with posters.

Please send your proposal by e-mail to sections@aals.org by September 28, 2012. The proposal should state your name, the name of your law school, the Section for which you are submitting, the title of the poster, an actual electronic copy of the poster itself and a description of what you will be presenting. Your proposal and poster will be sent to the Section Chair and Chair-Elect who will form a Section review committee to determine what posters should be recommended to the AALS Committee on Sections and Annual Meeting, which will make the final selection of all posters.

This is an opportunity to share your work with the larger academic community.   If your Section is not sponsoring posters, you may still submit a poster proposal; the AALS Committee on Sections and Annual Meeting will review it. AALS will notify all posters proposers by November 9th, 2012 if the poster has been selected, and if so, the date, time and location of the poster presentation at the Annual Meeting.

If you have any questions about the Transactional Law and Skills Call for Posters, please contact either:

Joan MacLeod Heminway, Chair, University of Tennessee, jheminwa@tennessee.edu

Eric Gouvin, Chair-elect, Western New England University, eric.gouvin@law.wne.edu

All of the AALS details for submission can be found at the Section’s website:


The AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills has been doing some wonderful work in promoting experiential learning and preparing students for practice.  Hopefully, some of our readers will consider submitting.

Eric Chaffee