Socio-Legal Studies Ass’n – Manchester, UK

The Centre for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Manchester School of Law hosts the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference March 18-20, 2008. The call for papers deadline is Feb. 1, 2008.

Papers are called for in many streams: Administrative Law; Construction Law; Criminal Justice; Diversity and Judging; Education Law; Environmental Law; European Law; Family and Child Law; Gender, Sexuality and Law; Human Rights Practice; Information Technology, Law and Cyberspace; Intellectual Property; Labour Law; Law and Economics; Law and Literature; Law, Race, Religion and Human Rights; Legal Education; Maths, Statistics and Scientific Legal Methodologies; Medical Law and Ethics; Mental Health and Mental Capacity; Regulation, Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility; Regulation, Security and Justice; Sentencing and Punishment; Sexual Offences and Offending; Socio-legal Theory and Method; Sports Law; Transitional Justice; Victims in International Law.

To promote “dialogue across traditional subject specialisms,” the organizers also invite paper proposals under keywords: Governance; Poverty and welfare; Space (real and virtual); Vulnerability; Participation; Identities; Trust; Histories; Resistance; Change.