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November 30, 2022

Many CONGRATULATIONS to Mario Barnes and Kaaryn Gustafson (UCI Law) - former LSA Trustees.  They were selected to be co-recipients of the 2023 American Bar Foundation Fellows Outstanding Scholar Award, which recognizes outstanding scholarship in Law and Society.    

Mario Barnes is a Berkeley Law graduate, and Kaaryn Gustafson is a JSP graduate. 

Well done Mario and Kaaryn on this well-deserved honor!

November 28, 2022

Congratulations to JSP Student Kyle DeLand for being a winner of the Kathryn T. Preyer award!

Please join us in congratulating former LSA President Kim Lane Scheppele who was recently named for a Collegiate Professorship at the University of Michigan. The chair will be known as the Kim Lane Scheppele Collegiate Professorship in Women’s and Gender Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. The Chair is currently held by LSA member Anna Kirkland who nominated Kim to be the name for the Collegiate Professorship.

Prof. Scheppele described her selection as follows:

November 2, 2022

October 28, 2022

Congratulations to JSP Student Cristina Violante who recently published an article, "The Tempo of Water," coming out soon in the Journal of Palestine Studies, in a special issue on "Environment, Disease, Infrastructure"

September 28, 2022

JSP Forum Monday (10/3, 11am): Daimeon Shanks, “The Aesthetics is International Criminal Law"

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

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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