Law Review Symposium

The University of Arkansas School of Law, in conjunction with the Arkansas Law Review, hosts an annual Arkansas Law Review Symposium. The one-day event is designed to explore an area of the law from many perspectives. Guest scholars from institutions around the nation are invited to participate in panel discussions and contribute to the symposium issue of the Arkansas Law Review.

The symposium will engage nationally and internationally recognized scholars, lawyers, and construction industry professionals in such topics as: climate change and sustainable development in the built environment; emerging technologies, collaborative structures, innovative risk management devices, and alternative dispute resolution processes for addressing legal issues; construction lien law; a comparative analysis of selected principles governing the construction industry’s complex, interdependent relationships in the United States and in other English speaking countries; and the influence of economic analysis, relational contract, neoformalism, and other competing contract theories on the development of the law and the construction industry.

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Previous Years

2019: The Evolving Regulation of Crypto
Friday, October 25, 2019
2018: 2018 Law Review Symposium: Hiding in Plain Sight: What Education Reform Needs →
Friday, November 2, 2018
2017-18: Environmental Sustainability and Private Governance
Friday, October 27, 2017
2016-17: The Future of the Death Penalty
Friday, October 21, 2016
2015-16: State Constitutional Change: Traditions, Trends and Theory
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016
2014-15: 75th Anniversary of the Arkansas Conservation Act
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
2012-13: The Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis
Nov. 9, 2012
2011-12: The Intersection of Facebook and the Law
Nov. 4, 2011
2009-10: Arkansas Initiated Act 1 of 2008
Nov. 5, 2009
200-01: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Feb. 9, 2001