#VIRTUALSLSA2020: Property People Power and Place Stream

May 26th, 2020|0 Comments

    By Jill Dickinson, Sheffield Hallam University (@Jill_Dickinson1) The SLSA's Annual Conference is a key date in the calendar for many of us; providing opportunities for presenting research, developing collaborations, building contacts, and a welcome chance to catch up with colleagues after a busy year of teaching and research! After putting together another [...]

#VIRTUALSLSA2020: Social Rights, Citizenship and the Welfare State: Streaming the Stream

May 26th, 2020|0 Comments

    By Jed Meers (University of York), Mark Simpson (Ulster University), and Ciara Fitzpatrick (Ulster University) The ‘Social Rights, Citizenship and the Welfare State’ stream has been part of the fabric of the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association conference for the last three years (successfully graduating from a theme in 2016). It has [...]

Enforcing ‘Guidance’ in the Pandemic

May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

By Roger Cotterrell, School of Law, QMUL How does official regulation encourage responsible personal behaviour in the face of the pandemic threat to life and health? The Coronavirus Act 2020, which received Royal Assent on March 25th, provided, among much else, ultimately coercive powers for public officials, including police, to remove a person [...]

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