The authors find that the share of Black Americans eligible for automatic relief is lower than white Americans.
Standards of fatherhood, financial success and emotional involvement with children could make a difference when immigration judges use their discretion to determine which immigrants qualify for relief
Professor Kyle Willmott (Simon Fraser University) will be featured on APTN News to discuss his recent Law & Society Review article, “Taxes, Taxpayers, and Settler Colonialism: Toward a Critical Fiscal Sociology of Tax as White Property.”
Professor Willmott shows how fiscalized racism, as a political and legal strategy against Indigenous nations, is taken up at the level of everyday political vernacular by taxpayer subjects.
The article suggests the norms about crafting judicial opinions are gendered and racialized in ways that create higher workloads for women and non-white judges.
The NSF Grant Will Help Build International Research Collaborations and Provide Funding for Junior Sociolegal Scholar Activities.
The Law and Society Association will be hosting a free webinar on the recently published “Routledge Handbook of Law and Society.” The event will take place on Zoom at Noon ET on April 28
Serving a three-year term, Smythe will be responsible for advising the president and the trustees on all matters relevant to LSA’s global role in connecting sociolegal scholars from around the world. She will promote close relations between LSA and other associations, institutions and centers outside the U.S., serving as the LSA representative in the establishment of a standing council of sociolegal associations.
Professor Statz describes how rural judges offer more leeway and support to their litigants in communities where civil legal aid initiatives fail to provide residents with access to justice