Law and Popular Culture Area of ACA/PCA National Conference

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Call for Papers
November 15, 2021
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Government and Public Service, Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Literature, Public Policy

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers for ACA/PCA National Conference in Seattle, WA

April 13-16, 2022

 We invite papers and presentations on all aspects of law and popular culture, including but not limited to: representations of the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and current cases and controversies; pop culture depictions of civil and criminal law; cinematic representations of law and justice; papers that comparatively examine the way different musical genres or works in art history depict law and outlaws; historic preservation law. We welcome submissions on all historical, interdisciplinary, and contemporary topics related to the justice system and legal practice.

 Submit your paper or presentation proposal to

 The proposal should include an abstract of more than 250 words, and complete contact information (name, presenter’s institutional affiliation, and e-mail address). Proposals must be submitted through the PCA website. Only current, paid members can submit proposals.

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 Area Chair: Patricia Peknik,


Contact Info: 

Patricia Peknik

Area Chair, Law and Popular Culture, ACA/PCA

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