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Borderlands

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Social Care Detention: A Socio-Legal Puzzle

Dr Lucy Series reflects on social care detention as a pressing issue and puzzle for Socio-Legal inquiry.

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The Afterlife of Evidence

In this post, Professor Katherine Biber discusses the afterlife of evidence at the conclusion of legal proceedings to understand how legal processes and materials shape the world.

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The Lawlessness of Content Moderation

Giovanni De Gregorio reflects on the lawlessness of content moderation of social media platforms and the implications for the Socio-Legal Studies research agenda.

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Renegotiating Disciplinary Boundaries in Socio-Legal Studies of the Gig Economy: Evidence from Kenya and Italy

Dr Gianluca Iazzolino reflects on the disciplinary boundaries in Socio-Legal Studies of the Gig Economy. In this post, he discusses two case studies, Kenya and Italy.

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PluriLand: Theorizing Conflict and Contestation in Plural Land Rights Regimes

Senior Research Professor Rachel Sieder reflects on Theorizing Conflict and Contestation in Plural Land Rights Regimes.

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Corporations and Corporate Law – Amongst the Most Unloved Subjects of Socio-Legal Studies

Professor Sally Wheeler reflects on why corporations and corporate law, amongst the most unloved subjects within Socio-Legal Studies, matter for Socio-Legal Studies.

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Sociological Jurisprudence Today

Professor Roger Cotterrell reflects on sociological jurisprudence today. He begins by introducing legal scholarship as a tribal affair and asks where jurisprudence fits.

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Interdisciplinary Interfaces: Theology and Law

Professor Mark Fathi Massoud reflects on the interdisciplinary interfaces between theology and law. He begins by asking: 'How does faith in God shape the collective struggle for the rule of law?’