2016 calendar year memberships are now available.

We are happy to report that there is not an increase in dues this year.

Dues are for January 1 - December 31, 2016

Steps to purchase:

  1. Login to your LSA Account
    • If you already have an account, please do not create a second account, use the "Forgot your Password" link if you do not remember your password.
    • If you have never had an LSA account, enter your email address at in the New Visitor Registration link to start the process.
  2. Once logged in, select Dues and Donations from the left menu
  3. Click on your membership selection and read the instructions, then click on Add to Cart.
  4. Continue shopping if you would like to make a donation or Check Out to complete your purchase.

Outside of the U.S.: Members who have incomes in other currencies are asked to apply the appropriate conversion rate to derive dues level [click here for a currency converter]

If you are in Singapore and need to purchase a membership, please contact the LSA office at prior to purchase.

If you need assistance, please contact us at
or 801-581-3219.

To confirm your membership status, login to the membership directory.
If you do not have access, then you are not a current member.

Benefits of membership:

  • a subscription to the Law & Society Review (including electronic access on publisher's site for editions dating 2003 and later);
  • the opportunity to participate in the Annual Meeting at a reduced registration fee;
  • access to a real-time Membership Directory;
  • the right to vote for officers and trustees of the Association;
  • the opportunity to serve on governance committees;
  • 25% discount off most Wiley print products;
  • the right to nominate your students’ best work for LSA’s annual student prizes;
  • 25% discount on Law & Society Review re-use permissions – contact with requests;
  • 50% discount on JPASS – JSTOR’s individual access plan
  • the opportunity to apply for grants to help pay for childcare during the Annual Meeting

Many of these member benefits are only accessible by login to the LSA Services site.

Your membership payments also help provide
the following services:

Regular Memberships

Regular Membership Printed
includes printed and mailed copy of the Law & Society Review

printed Dues Income range
$48 <$15,000
$80 $15,000 - 35,000
$109 $35,001 - 60,000
$150 $60,001 - 90,000
$184 $90,001 - 125,000
$221 $125,001 -165,000
  $263 >$165,000

Regular Membership Online Only
for online only access to the Law & Society Review

online Dues Income range
$40 <$15,000
$72 $15,000 - 35,000
$101 $35,001 - 60,000
$142 $60,001 - 90,000
$177 $90,001 - 125,000
$213 $125,001 -165,000
  $255 >$165,000

Student Memberships

To be entitled to student membership, one must be a full-time, matriculated student at an institution of higher education. Student membership cannot be claimed for more than five years. 

Student Membership Printed
includes printed and mailed copy of the Law & Society Review

student printed


Student Membership Online Only

for online only access to the Law & Society Review

student online




Special International Membership

spec intnl

Scholars who reside in low and lower-middle income economies (World Bank list, click here) may join the Association as Special International Members for $24. This membership entitles them to all the benefits of a regular membership with online only access to the Law & Society Review. See more on the Special International Membership.