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Welcome to the 2012 International Legal Ethics Conference V.

The Organizing Committee is pleased to be hosting this conference in Banff, Alberta, Canada from July 12 - 14, 2012 at The Banff Centre. The Banff Centre is situated in the centre of Banff National Park and is known for its excellent conference facilities and its leadership in fostering arts and culture.


Call for Papers

Proposals for presenting a paper or panel are invited from scholars from all disciplines, legal professionals, judges and students.  Presenters are encouraged to submit papers within one of the following streams:

1.  Culture, Ethics & Society
2.  Empirical Approaches to Legal Ethics
3.  Philosophy and Legal Ethics
4.  Regulation of the Profession(s) / Ethics and Education


Proposals may be for a paper or for a panel, and should include an abstract of no more than 250 words.  If the proposal is for a panel, the name of the panelists should be identified.

Proposals should indicate the stream in which the panel or paper is to be presented.    For more information about the subject of each stream, and for the names of the stream organizers, click "STREAMS" above.

We ask that participants limit their participation to two panels.

The deadline date for proposals is January 31, 2012.

Proposals should be submitted to with the subject heading "ILECV paper proposal".

For more information, contact:

1.  Richard Devlin
     Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

2.  Alice Woolley
     Faculty of Law, University of Calgary



The International Legal Ethics Conference is grateful for the financial support of our sponsors, Miller Thomson LLP, the International Association of Legal Ethics, the Federation of Law Societies, the Law Society of Alberta and Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law.  For more information, click on the logos on the sidebar.