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2021 Annual Scholarship Conference

Washburn University School of Law

Topeka, KS

September 24-26, 2021

The 2019 Central States Law Schools Association Scholarship Conference has now concluded. Thanks to all the participants who presented their projects and shared their valuable insights on the work of others.

Check back for more information, and please subscribe to our blog below to receive information about next year’s conference. We look forward to seeing you in 2020 at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas!



Ideas come in many shapes and stages, so presentations are welcome whether just an early-stage idea or a completed draft


Come see the sights and enjoy the culture of Toledo–a city on the move that’s undergoing an urban renewal Renaissance


At the CSLSA conference, faculty from across the country and around the world come together to collaborate and forge lasting connections


CSLSA is about helping you grow as a scholar, so you’ll enjoy a relaxed and encouraging environment where you can ask questions and get helpful feedback on your work


They love it. Read what the previous attendees had to say!


How can I get to the venue?

Washburn University School of Law is located at 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621.

The Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is located 75 miles (approximately 75 minutes by car) from the School of Law.

Is there a fee to present?

If you are a scholar from a CSLSA member school, you may attend the conference without charge. Faculty from non-member schools are also eligible to submit proposals, but proposals by faculty from member schools are given preference during scheduling.  Eligible schools can join CSLSA by paying the annual dues of $200.  For more information, visit our membership page.

What about accommodation?

CSLSA participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging costs. Information on block rates at the conference hotels will be provided as soon as it is available.


Are children welcome?

Finding childcare can be challenging, and your children are welcome to join us at the law school while the conference is being held. If you need help finding a local childcare provider, please contact our president, Andrea Boyack.



Washburn University School of Law

1700 SW College Avenue

Topeka, Kansas 66621



If you have any questions about the event, please contact us directly.

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