The Research Committee on Sociology of Law of the International Sociological Association (ISA/RSCL) Conference on Sociology of Law and Political Action
Toulouse, France (September 3-6, 2013)… Conference details
CRN 28: Realist and Empirical Legal Methods 2013 Panels
Boston, MA (May 30-June 2, 2013)…examining the challenges that define law and society over the next few years
Empirical Training Workshops for Law Professors at AALS
New Orleans, LA (January 4-5, 2013)…The Research Committee of the AALS is offering a pilot program this year that acquaints law professors with empirical approaches to studying law.
CRN 28: Realist and Empirical Legal Methods 2012 Panels
Honolulu, HI (June 5-8, 2012)…cross-cultural comparisons of legal education;
methodological issues with ethnography performed in legal classes
New Legal Realism Conference: New Frontiers of Legal Realism- American, Scandinavian, European, Global
Copenhagen, Denmark (May 29-30, 2012)…This conference explored legal realism’s place in the academy, as well as its methodology, object of study, philosophy, and objectives.
Southwest Conference: Rights and Their Translation into Practice: Toward a Synthetic Framework
University of Arizona- Tuscon, AZ (Nov. 2-3, 2012)…The second in a series of two inter-disciplinary and international National Science Foundation funded conferences, this conference focused on political and civil rights in the U.S. and globally.
CRN 28: Realist and Empirical Legal Methods 2011 Panel
San Francisco, CA (June 2-5, 2011)…conducting interviews and surveys
East Coast Workshop: Global Legal Regulation and Social Science Measurements
Princeton, NJ (May 20, 2011)…Anthropologists, sociologists, lawyers, and policy scholars meet to assess how social science metrics are translated for global law, taking seriously the central new legal realist concern with appropriate translation of empirical research in legal settings.