Each spring the law review hosts a symposium on a different part of the law. Noted scholars and practitioners in the given area give a presentation, and then they write an article which the law review publishes later that year. Recent topics have included:

  • Felon Disenfranchisement (2019)
  • Truth, Trust and the First Amendment in the Digital Age (2018)
  • Evaluating Nudge: A Decade of Libertarian Paternalism (2017)
  • A Future Without the Administrative State? (2016)
  • Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson (2015)
  • The Art, Craft, and Future of Legal Journalism: A Tribute to Anthony Lewis (2014)
  • Bombshell or Babystep? The Ramifications of Miller v. Alabama for Sentencing Law and Juvenile Crime Policy (2013)
  • Cyberbullying: Emerging Realities and Legal Challenges (2012)
  • Evolving the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and its Patent Law Jurisprudence (2011)
  • Broke and Broken: Can We Fix Our State Indigent Defense Systems? (2010)
  • Mulling over the Missouri Plan: A Review of State Judicial Selection and Retention Systems (2009)
  • Return to Missouri v. Holland: Federalism & International Law (2008)
  • A Festschrift in honor of Dale A. Whitman (2007)
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Bankruptcy Reform (2006)
  • Reflections on Judging: A Discussion Following the Release of the Blackmun Papers (2005)
  • Fear and Risk in Times of Democratic Crisis (2004)