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Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism

March 2021

Featured in Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism (Edward Elgar Publishing)

This insightful Research Handbook provides a definitive overview of the New Legal Realism (NLR) movement, reaching beyond historical and national boundaries to form new conversations. Drawing on deep roots within the law-and-society tradition, it demonstrates the powerful virtues of new legal realist research and its attention to the challenges of translation between social science and law. It explores an impressive range of contemporary issues including immigration, policing, globalization, legal education, and access to justice, concluding with and examination of how different social science disciplines intersect with NLR.

Elizabeth Mertz edits this edition with Shauhin Talesh and Heinz Klug.