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Section on Sociology of Law

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Mission Statement

The ASA Sociology of Law Section provides a forum for intellectual and personal exchange among sociologists interested in the study of law, legal institutions, and law-related structures and processes. The Section sponsors two sessions and a series of roundtables at the ASA annual meetings, and offers various awards, including a best student paper award every year. It further provides an e-mail list for any announcements of interest to sociologists of law and offers a mentor program for junior faculty.

Section Officers 2014-2015

Chair Kathleen E. Hull, University of Minnesota
Chair-Elect Laura Beth Nielsen, American Bar Foundation/Northwestern University
Past Chair Ryken Grattet
Secretary/Treasurer Nancy Reichman, University of Denver 2015

Section Council

Elizabeth Heger, Boyle University of Minnesota 2015
Erik W. Larson, Macalester College 2015
Ellen Berrey, University at Buffalo, SUNY 2016
Joshua Aaron Page, University of Minnesota 2016
Mark C. Suchman, Brown University2016