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September 13, 2022

July 20, 2022

Luker, who co-founded Berkeley Law’s Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice, has interviewed hundreds of women about their experiences before and after the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling.

July 1, 2022

June 21, 2022

The Law and Society Association honors 21 scholars

May 3, 2022

Two former LSA presidents from UC Berkeley School of Law recently received honors. Lauren Edelman, who served as the Association’s president from 2002-03, was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 28, 2022

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April 22, 2022

Please click here for the schedule for today's conference. 

The zoom link for today's talk is 

Please be sure you are logged into your zoom account in order to attend the meeting:

April 14, 2022

Osagie Obasogie, has been awarded a 2022 Guggenheim fellowship!  
He plans to use the award to further develop his work on excited delirium and how medical professionals often use questionable diagnoses to obscure police violence.

April 12, 2022

Tuesday, April 26, 1-2pm: Haley Anderson will present “Impossible Commands: Hobbes and Spinoza on Rights and Resistance” with David Grewal and Jorge Cortes-Monroy discussing. Register here.

March 18, 2022

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February 24, 2022

Charts show where homicides are spiking most in the Bay Area
Thursday, February 24, 1:16 pm

Professor Jonathan Simon explains the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities that are vulnerable to violence

February 17, 2022

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The Limits of the Legal Complex: Nordic Lawyers and Political Liberalism

Edited by Malcolm Feeley and Malcolm Langford

  • Provides a new application of Nordic exceptionalism in the field of legal politics

February 16, 2022

Edward L. Rubin andMalcolm M. Feeley, have a forthcoming article in the Oregon Law Review, Criminal Justice through Management: From Police, Prosecutors, Courts and Prisons to a Modern Administrative Agency, 100 Oregon Law Review (2022 forthcoming).

This article will be one of three featured presentations at a symposium celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Oregon Law Review in early April.

February 15, 2022

Please join us for our next two forum sessions:

February 3, 2022

The Center for the Study of Law and Society (CSLS) at Berkeley Law is pleased to announce the Graduate Fellowship in Empirical Legal Studies for the Academic Year 2022-2023. The University of California Berkeley has long been associated with innovative empirical research on law, at least since the founding of the Center for the Study of Law and Society by Philip Selznick in 1961. CSLS is one of the headwaters for the law and society field and empirical legal studies.

January 10, 2022

Dear JSP community,

With the start of the new semester, I am delighted to announce the first three sessions of the JSP Forum:

January 3, 2022

KQED Newscast

Start around 56 seconds into the podcast to hear the brief segment with Jonathan Simon. 

Click below for the KQED Newscast episode.