This programme provides a critical assessment of the role of courts in the public policymaking process, assessing their level of influence and scrutinizing the efficacy and legitimacy of their involvement.
The Social Contract Revisited: The Modern Welfare State
The aim of this programme is to establish the theoretical and institutional underpinnings that characterize the reciprocal rights and obligations amongst citizens and between the citizens and the state in modern liberal society.
Rule of Law in China: Chinese Law and Business
The main objective of the programme is to study the ways in which Chinese law and legal institutions encounter and interact with the social environment, including economic and political factors, at local, regional, national, and international levels.
This interdisciplinary programme examines the interaction between law and socio-economic development, democracy, and human rights in post-Communist countries, in Africa, in Arab nations, and in Latin America.
This programme studies the connections between law, film, and literature; and questions to what degree literature can enrich our understanding of the role of law in society.
A programme that examines how social media shapes modern society, investigating issues relating to privacy, online abuse and the limits of free speech, identity theft and cyber-censorship.