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EXPIRED: May 1, 2014.

The 2014 Sovereignty Symposium XXVII will be held at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 4 and June 5, 2014. Law students are invited to submit a paper.

CASH AWARDS FOR BEST THREE (3) ORIGINAL AND UNPUBLISHED PAPERS

  • $1,500
  • $1,000
  • $750
The Sovereignty Symposium is the foremost legal gathering on Native American law in the world. It was established to provide a forum in which ideas concerning common legal issues regarding Indian law can be exchanged in a scholarly, non-adversarial environment.

Over the past twenty-seven years, the Symposium has examined a wide diversity of themes. In conjunction with the Symposium, a scholarly collection of legal and historical writings is presented to all the participants. Legal libraries all over the United States regularly solicit copies of the publication for their collection.

TOPIC

Students are encouraged to write papers on any issue concerning Native American law.

SUBMISSION

Submit papers no later than May 1, 2014, by e-mail to: kyle.shifflett@oscn.net. Submissions will only be accepted in Word or WordPerfect format by e-mail.

The paper should be single-spaced and in footnote form. All citations should conform to the latest Edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions, please call (405) 556-9371.