26 November 2010

NOTICE: Law and Society Association Collaborative Research Networks



Members might be interested in the Law and Society Association's Collaborative Research Networks:


Collaborative Research Networks (CRNs) were originally developed, with the assistance of a grant from the National Science Foundation, at the 2000 Annual Meeting in Miami to facilitate international research collaboration in selected topics for presentation at the meeting in Budapest in July 2001.

After those meetings, some CRNs decided to continue and build on their success by expanding their network of scholars. Many new CRNs have since been developed and CRNs have become an significant and integral component in Annual Meetings. Many organize several thematic sessions for each Annual Meeting as well as use the occasion to hold business meetings.

A CRN Coordinator is appointed by the LSA President to coordinate existing CRNs and accept proposals for new ones.

The Networks include:
  • African Law and Society
  • Biotechnology, Bioethics and the Law
  • British Colonial Legalities
  • Cause Lawyering
  • Citizenship and Immigration
  • Civil Justice and Disputing Behavior
  • Collective Human Rights
  • Critical Research on Race and the Law
  • The Cultural Lives of Capital Punishment
  • Culture, Society, and Intellectual Property
  • East Asian Law and Society
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Gender and Judging
  • Gender, Sexuality and Law
  • Integrating Gender into Legal Education
  • International Human Rights
  • International Socio-Legal Feminisms
  • Labor Rights
  • Language and Law
  • Law and Counter-Hegemonic Globalization
  • Law and Indigeneity
  • Law and Public-Private Dichotomy
  • Law and Social Movements
  • Law and Social Theory
  • Lay Participation in Legal Systems
  • Law, Society and Taxation
  • Legal Complex and Struggles for Political Liberalism
  • Legal Geography
  • Prisons and Prisoners
  • Private Practice Lawyers
  • Public Opinion and the Courts
  • Realist and Empirical Legal Methods
  • Regulatory Governance
  • Rule of Law, State Building and Transition
  • South Asia
  • Teaching in Law and Society
  • Transnational Legal Orders

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