Call for Papers: Cleveland State Law Review Spring Symposium 2015 [April 17, Ohio]; Submit by March 17

Cleveland State Law Review is hosting a symposium this spring centered around the role of money in politics.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the Cleveland State Law Review are proud to host Professor Lawrence Lessig from Harvard University on April 17, 2015.

Professor Lessig will be giving an address titled “How Money (in politics) Matters”.

The Cleveland State Law Review would like to tie in Professor Lessig’s talk with scholarly debate concerning the effects of money in politics, and in particular, the effects of Citizens United v. FEC.

Call for Presenters

We are soliciting presenters to participate in our symposium prior to Professor Lessig’s keynote address.

Interested presenters should provide a written proposal that includes the following information:

1. Proposed title and speaker’s name, title, organization, complete address, telephone number, fax and email address

2. One page description of the presentation

3. Your biography along with your professional headshot


Presenters responding to this solicitation are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

How Speakers are chosen

The Cleveland State Law Review will evaluate proposals based on the following criteria:

1. Clearly stated learning objectives and purpose

2. Potential for audience interactive participation

3. Speaker presentation skills and experience

4. Speaker subject matter knowledge and expertise

5. Overall quality of the written proposal

6. Practical application of material

7. Technical accuracy

8. Context of the issues including real-world case studies, examples and stories


If you are interested in presenting at the Cleveland State Law Review Spring Symposium, please follow the instructions provided and submit a response via email with the subject line “Spring Symposium – Call for Speakers Response” by March 17, 2015 to


For questions or more information, please contact Patrick Rahill at

More Information HERE.

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