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SEAL News: October 20, 2009 – SEAL XI Conference – Save the Date

Oct. 20, 2009—SEAL XI– SAVE THE DATE Please mark April 8-10, 2010 as the dates of SEAL XI, the next SEAL scholarship conference. It will be held at the College of William & Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia. Plan to arrive in time for a reception and dinner on Thursday night, April 8, 2010. Paper...

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SEAL News: October 19, 2009 – Elinor Ostrom, SEAL Member, Awarded Nobel Prize

Oct. 19, 2009—Dear SEAL Members- I am sure many of you know that Elinor Ostrom of Indiana University-Bloomington was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics yesterday for her career of path breaking work on management of common-pool resources. What many of you might not have known is that Elinor is a member of SEAL. Her work is...

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SEAL News: September 17, 2009 – Emory Center for Mind, Brain, & Culture Conference announcement

Sep. 17, 2009—Dear SEAL members- I thought this conference announcement would be of sufficient interest to our members to pass it along to you, particularly given that SEAL’s good friend Frans de Wall and our own Debra Lieberman are involved. Many thanks to our member Claire Hill for alerting the conference organizer to SEAL. Best, J.B. Ruhl,...

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SEAL News: July 21, 2009 – Message to SEAL Members from J.B. Ruhl, SEAL President

Jul. 21, 2009—Dear Fellow SEAL Member: It is with great pleasure that I assume the post of President of the Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law. My predecessors, Owen Jones and Jeff Stake, have built SEAL into an intellectual home for an impressive multi-national and pan-disciplinary collection of scholars. It is an honor to follow in their...

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SEAL News: March 5, 2009 – Dues and Board of Directors

Mar. 5, 2009—Dear SEAL members, I am writing to you for two purposes. First, I’d like to remind you to pay your SEAL dues for 2009 ($45). Your dues provide the funding for recurring SEAL expenses such as administrative assistance, web hosting, and conference planning. We have tried to make this easy by enabling you to pay...

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SEAL News: February 21, 2009 – SEAL X Conference

Feb. 21, 2009—Dear SEAL Members: We received a record number of talk proposals this year, for the Annual Conference spanning April 16 to 18, at Vanderbilt University. The Conference Committee has selected a terrific slate of talks for the Thursday and Friday portions of the conference. (More information about the Saturday portion appears below). You can find...

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SEAL News: January 05, 2009 – Boot Camp & Call for Papers

Jan. 5, 2009—Dear SEAL Members: Below find information on the following: 1) Law and Neuroscience Boot Camp – August 2-12, 2009 2) Call for Papers: Law and Neuroscience Conference – July 6-7, 2009 (London) 3) Call for Papers: The Futures of Evolutionary Psychology Owen D. Jones Director, SEAL   1) Law and Neuroscience Boot Camp – August...

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SEAL News November 24, 2008 – Publications & Scholarship

Nov. 24, 2008—Dear SEAL Members: As part of SEAL’s continuing effort to keep you informed of developments of potential linterest, you will below find information on the following subjects (to which you can quickly hyperlink by clicking on the subject): “The Economist” Covers Work in Evolutionary Analysis in Law; Forthcoming Article: “Economics, Behavioral Biology, and Law”; New...

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SEAL News: November 24, 2008 – Conferences, Writing Prizes, & Various

Nov. 24, 2008—Dear SEAL Members: As part of SEAL’s continuing effort to keep you informed of developments of potential linterest, you will below find information on the following subjects (to which you can quickly hyperlink by clicking on the subject): Seal 10 Conference: Reminder and Call for Talk Proposals; Student Note Prize; 3rd Junior Faculty Writing Prize;...

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SEAL News: November 19, 2008 – Call for Talk Proposals

Nov. 19, 2008—We are now soliciting talk proposals for the Tenth SEAL Scholarship Conference, which is scheduled for April 16-18, 2009, at the Vanderbilt University Law School. Renowned primatologist Frans De Waal is the Keynote speaker. You will find the format for the proposal at the end of this message. Please submit your proposal by January 20,...

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SEAL News: October 20, 2008 – Scholarship Conference

Oct. 1, 2008—News about the Scholarship Conference: Members of the Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law (S.E.A.L.): This message brings updated news concerning the 10th SEAL Scholarship Conference, including a newly-arranged special event: a Keynote Lecture by famed primatologist Frans de Waal. The dates for the SEAL conference have been shifted slightly, commensurate with an expansion in...

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SEAL News: September 2, 2008 – Various Announcements

Sep. 2, 2008—Dear SEAL Members: I hope you have all had productive and enjoyable summers. This newsletter includes a number of important announcements: Winner of Second SEAL Junior Faculty Writing Prize New Board position and call for nominations Third SEAL Junior Faculty Writing Prize — Receiving Nominations and Submissions Student Representative Membership – Student Outreach Membership –...

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SEAL News: April 20, 2008 – Experimental work driven entirely by evolutionary analysis in law

Apr. 20, 2008—Dear S.E.A.L. Members: This e-mail brings news of what, to our knowledge, is the first experimental work driven entirely by evolutionary analysis in law.  More specifically, the line of work explores the extent to which evolutionary perspectives may enable a better understanding of the law-relevant and psychological phenomenon known as the “endowment effect.”  Links to...

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SEAL News: February 27, 2008 – Updates & New Items of Interest

Feb. 27, 2008—Dear SEAL Members: As part of SEAL’s continuing effort to keep you informed of developments of potential interest, you will below find information on the following subjects (to which you can quickly hyperlink by clicking on the subject): Creation of Law and Neuroscience Project – MacArthur Foundation; Recent Publications; Worth Reading (Some Old – Some...

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