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SELA is an annual gathering inLatin America of top legal scholars from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Perú, Puerto Rico, Spain and the United States.Papers are written for the seminarin English and Spanish or Portuguese and are published in a Spanish-language book following the discussions.
July 15, 2014

SELA Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Peru

Scholars and lawyers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, and the United States met in Peru to celebrate the 20th anniversary of SELA - The Seminar in Latin America on Constitutional and Political Theory (SELA).
July 9, 2013

Yale Law School Doctoral Scholarship Conference - Call for Papers

The 3rd Doctoral Scholarship Conference at Yale Law School will be held in New Haven on December 6 and 7, 2013. The theme is Law & Uncertainty. Please see the call for papers for more details and instructions on how to submit abstracts for consideration. Current doctoral students in law and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
July 1, 2013

La misión democrática de la universidad

The talk Owen Fiss gave in 2011 at Universidad de Buenos Aires on the occasion of hishonorary doctorateand the first Carlos Nino lecture has been drawing a lot of interest, so we decided to post the Spanish translation recently published in the journal Academia.
September 19, 2012

Program for SELA 2013

SELA 2013 will be held from June 6 - 9, 2013. Details regarding location will be announced in October, but the intellectual program is already available.
May 10, 2012

SELA 2012 Papers and Program

The final program for SELA 2012 in Mexico City is up. Based on the quality of the papers we anticipate productive discussions of topics ranging from liberalism, democratic institution-building,and the limits of state regulation, to the role of law in the face of inequality and marginalization, to North-South dynamics in legal education. Special attention will also be given to some of thequestions our host country currently faces.
March 22, 2012

Breakfast roundtable on April 12

Yale Law School Latin American Legal Studies to hold breakfast roundtable on international investment arbitration at Simpson Thacher on April 12.

September 20, 2011

SELA 2012 Program

We are pleased to announce the papers and panel commentators for SELA 2012.
July 26, 2011

SELA Papers on YLS Digital Commons

SELA teams with the Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library to make SELA scholarship more accessible.
June 13, 2011

SELA 2011 Program

Panels, presenters, and papers from our meeting in Costa Rica.