‘Graphic Justice: Law, Comics, and Related Visual Media’ stream at the Socio-Legal Studies Association 2018

Great news – for the third year running, we will be convening a stream at the SLSA conference. This year it is in the wonderful city of Bristol from 26-28 March 2018. Further details here:  https://www.slsa2018.com/graphic-justice. Here is the call: This stream invites submissions exploring the intersections of law and justice with comics, graphic fiction, and […]

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GJRA Abstracts: Lucy Finchett-Maddock, The Art/Law Network

Our final post before the GJRA Discussions next week is the abstract by Lucy Finchett-Maddock (Art/Law Network, University of Sussex). It’s a great introduction to the ‘Art/Law Network’, website here: http://www.artlawnetwork.org. Following the theme of this conference, I would like to discuss the increasing convergence of art and law, in both legal research and pedagogy, as well […]

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GJRA Discussions 2017: Jill Marshall’s Legal Ideas Factory

Today’s preview of the papers to be given at the GJRA Discussions next week comes from Professor Jill Marshall, who will be discussing her fantastic ‘Legal Ideas Factory’: see the website at http://www.legalideasfactory.com. Here’s her abstract: Using the tag line Law, Life, Global Action, I have set up a new venture called the Legal Ideas Factory. […]

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GJRA Abstracts: Atalay, Shannon, Swogger, ‘The Journey To Complete The Work: Comics, storytelling and the law in the implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’

At this point I am running out of new ways to say that we are continuing to post abstracts for our upcoming conference at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, 4-5 July 2017 – register here! – but we plod on regardless. One of the great things about the GJRA is its diversity. Already this week we’ve […]

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