Law and social science (LSS) scholarship has demonstrated that the law in practice differs from the law on the books, and that social, political, and identity-based factors shape legal outcomes. Yet, LSS scholars have not yet fully grappled with the ways that technological innovations are reshaping the legal landscape. The time is ripe to explore the legal terrain being created through new technologies. [Find out more…]

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Call For Applications – 2018 Technology, Law & Society Summer Institute

We are pleased to host a 3-day Technology, Law & Society (TLS) Summer Institute at UC Irvine from June 22-24, 2018. The TLS Summer Institute will examine how changes in technology are revolutionizing the study and practice of law. Convened by Profs. Mona Lynch (Criminology, Law and Society) and Bill Maurer (Anthropology), the Institute will… Continue Reading Call For Applications – 2018 Technology, Law & Society Summer Institute

Directors & Fellows blog the “law and computation” series for Platypus, the CASTAC Blog

Platypus, the Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing Blog, is featuring a seven part series on “law and computation” authored by the Directors and Fellows of the Technology, Law Society Institute. Each post features a discussion of how changes in technology are revolutionizing the study and practice of law. Read the series… Continue Reading Directors & Fellows blog the “law and computation” series for Platypus, the CASTAC Blog

UC Irvine Launches Technology, Law and Society Institute

Thanks to grant funding from the National Science Foundation Bill Maurer, UCI social sciences dean and anthropology and law professor and Mona Lynch, criminology, law & society professor and co-director of the Center for Law, Society & Culture, are developing the Technology, Law and Society Summer Institute where they’ll train the next generation of scholars who… Continue Reading UC Irvine Launches Technology, Law and Society Institute