The Law & Social Sciences (LSS) Program at the National Science Foundation is pleased to announce the release of a new funding solicitation. There are full proposal target dates of Jan. 24, 2012, July 16, 2012, and July 15 annually thereafter.
The LSS program supports social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between law or legal processes and human behavior. The program funds the best proposals submitted within the field broadly defined, regardless of specific subfield, and strives to support an interdisciplinary community of scholars studying relevant topics.