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2003 Stories

Boalt Hosts Law and Society Summer Institute
On July 16-20, Boalt Hall is co-hosting the Law and Society Association’s 10th annual summer institute, Justice in a Changing World. The meeting will examine justice in sociolegal studies and compelling issues of justice in modern times. Session topics include “Hate Crimes and Neighborhood Violence: Domestic Terrorism and Civil Rights;” “Nation Building, Transitional Regimes and Constitutionalism;” and “Cross National Comparisons of National Drug Control Policies.” The institute gives advanced graduate students and junior faculty the opportunity to discuss law and society research with more senior scholars.

Founded in 1964, the Law and Society Association is an organization of scholars from many fields and countries interested in the place of law in social, political, economic and cultural life. Members bring training in law, sociology, political science, psychology, anthropology, economics and history, as well as in other related areas to the study of sociolegal phenomena. Among its activities, the association publishes the Law & Society Review, sponsors conferences and educational workshops, and fosters the development of academic programs in law and society around the world. For more information, please contact Erin Campbell at 510-643-8010 or ecampbell@law.berkeley.edu.
(7/17/03)

 


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