Call For Papers

LSU Law Journal for Social Justice and Policy

When: November 11, 2022

Where: Virtual

The LSU Law Journal for Social Justice and Policy is pleased to announce its Call for Papers for our upcoming symposium on the Industrial Prison Complex System. The Symposium will take place in a virtual format on November 11, 2022.

Submissions can include but are not limited to the following topics:

· Capital Punishment

· The Business of Private Prisons

· Hard Labor as Punishment

· Implications of the 8th Amendment

· Federal v. State v. Private Prisons

· The implications of the current prison system

· Restitution for Innocent individuals imprisoned

· Sentencing Guidelines and the impact on prisons

· Alternatives to Prison for non-violent offenders

· Economic Impacts of the Current Prison System

· Two-Year Anniversary of George Floyd: Where are we at now?

· Decriminalizing Marijuana

· Privatization of Probation

· No Cash Bail v. Cash Bail

LJSJP seeks to elevate underrepresented voices in legal academia and to confront pressing social justice issues of the day. Academics at all levels and in all disciplines (not just law) are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit an abstract of approximately 350-750 words through this form (click here) by August 29, 2022.








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