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Charting a New Direction for Social Science and Law in Action

A new two-volume book series, co-edited by ABF Research Professor Elizabeth Mertz, connects socio-legal studies with today's legal questions. 

Published by Cambridge University Press, the volumes introduce readers to New Legal Realism, which began as an ABF research project and has since flourished into a major school of thought in U.S. legal philosophy.

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Charting a New Direction for Social Science and Law in Action Jul 19, 2016

Latest ABF publications connect socio-legal studies with today's legal questions Professor Elizabeth Mertz with the New Legal Realism volumes at the ABF offices. Chicago, IL - Cambridge… more

American Bar Foundation to Host Conference on Law and Capitalism Jun 24, 2016

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) and the University of Chicago will host the 2016 Law in the History of Capitalism Conference on June 27-28, 2016 at the ABF offices in Chicago. The conference is the… more

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