Sunday, 28 June 2009 - 1:00am


Summer School

John W Adams with students
As part of it's mission to promote an understanding of the role of law in society, the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society recently hosted a two-week residential summer school for students from the US, Europe, and the UK.

The course examined the nature of law, its social character, and its relationship to other aspects of society. Socio-legal issues were studied in an interdisciplinary approach spanning political science, anthropology, and sociology.

In a diverse programme of study, tutors from Oxford University, as well as Kenyon and Rutgers Universities in the US, and the Central European University, covered topics including law and social change, constitutions and socio-economic rights, crime and criminology, and transitional justice.

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