Centre for Law and Society

Established in 2006, the Centre for Law & Society is committed to facilitating and enhancing inter-disciplinary work on issues relating to law and society.

The Centre encourages innovative, critical, policy-engaged scholarship, grounded in socio-legal, empirical, theoretical and inter-disciplinary methodologies, dealing with local, national, and global challenges at the intersection of law and society. The work of the Centre focuses on 4 core themes:· Law Cyber & Emerging Technologies· Law, Sex and Society· Legal Research and New Methodologies· The Internationalization of Socio-Legal Studies

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Impact of Changes to Dishonesty Test on the Cartel Offence
01/01/2018 → …
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OUP Public Law Teaching Related Outputs
01/10/2017 → …
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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Sustaining Peace: Developing New Insights into Peacebuilding
01/12/2016 → 31/10/2018
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Essential Cases: Public Law
03/10/2016 → 03/10/2017
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Evaluation on the application of Directive 79/7/EEC on the progressive implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women in matters of social security
18/01/2016 → 07/04/2016
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Hacktivism and the State
21/10/2015 → 17/10/2017
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OUP Public Law Updates
01/10/2015 → …
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Funded by the FASS Faculty Research Fund: The Power of Images: photography, law and the East German political trials
07/09/2015 → …
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Grass Roots Opinions Matter: Exploring the Attitudes, Challenges and Obstacles to the use of Economic and Social Rights as a Tool for Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland
28/06/2015 → …
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Funded by the Law School's Research Seed-Corn Fund: The Power of Images: photography, law and the Albanian and Polish political trials
04/05/2015 → …
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The Power of Images: law, aesthetics and memory regimes
02/05/2015 → …
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The Potentials of the SDGs and post-2015 Agenda for Implementing the Right to Development
01/05/2015 → 30/09/2015
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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Conflict Transformation
01/04/2015 → …
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Challenges to the Implementation of Economic and Social Rights in Times of Austerity
01/03/2015 → 01/01/2016
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The Co-production of Weapons & Law
01/03/2015 → 01/03/2016
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Understanding Human Rights Obligations of States Engaged in Public Activity Overseas: the Case of Transnational Education.
01/08/2014 → 01/11/2015
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The ENIGMA Project
10/07/2014 → …
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Lancaster University Knowledge Exchange Fellowship: Discrimination Issues in SME's
12/05/2014 → 31/07/2015
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Digital Lancaster
01/01/2014 → …
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FIRB: Mixture and latent variable model for causal inference and analysis of socio-economic data
01/10/2013 → 30/09/2016
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Future of International Law and Cyber Warfare (Funded by SECURITY FUTURES)
17/07/2013 → 19/07/2013
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Project MAYHEM
02/07/2013 → 02/07/2013
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In Search of Musine Kokalari: history, memory and law
21/04/2013 → …
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ESRC centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science - CASS
31/03/2013 → 30/03/2018
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Human rights and boundaries
01/03/2013 → …
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Tackling child sexual exploitation: Offences and victims
01/02/2013 → 31/12/2013
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New technology and tort
05/12/2012 → …
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Funded by FASS Research Fund: Transitional Criminal Justice Measures in Albania
01/10/2012 → 31/05/2013
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Monograph International Child Relocation Law: Competing Interests; Competing Human Rights
30/07/2012 → 31/12/2013
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Cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare and international law
05/07/2012 → …
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Lawfulness of Scottish Minimum Alcohol Pricing
01/03/2012 → …
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New models and analyses for social networks and criminological careers
01/03/2012 → 31/12/2016
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Analysing BCS and SCJS data on equality, good relations and human rights.
06/02/2012 → 30/03/2012
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fEC Code - Criminal Careers Within Organised Crime
01/02/2012 → …
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Exploitation in the doctor-patient relationship
01/11/2011 → 31/07/2020
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Maladministration of Justice
28/09/2011 → …
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Alcohol Related Deaths in North Lancashire (Confidential Inquiries Audit)
17/09/2011 → 14/09/2012
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Battlegrounds of Memory and Justice
01/09/2011 → 28/02/2015
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SANDPIT: Disruption: the raw material for low carbon Change
01/09/2011 → 31/08/2014
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Law and Systems Theory Network
02/05/2011 → 02/05/2014
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Closing the door on Veteran Impunity
21/03/2011 → 20/03/2012
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Rehabilitation of targeted/hate crime offenders research dissemination
21/03/2011 → 31/03/2011
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The development of a toolkit to measure social and economic impact of new casinos in the local areas respective to each of the 16 local authorities represented in the C.A.S.I.N.O Network
10/03/2011 → 25/11/2011
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Secondary analysis of the British crime survey to inform EHRC paper on harassment
02/02/2011 → 30/11/2011
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De-Communisation Measures in Poland
01/11/2010 → 30/11/2010
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Prevent - community projects
06/01/2010 → 31/03/2011
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Criminalisation of Cartels
02/02/2009 → …
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Conceptualising the professions in the 21st century
01/01/2009 → 30/04/2009
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Professional education, global professional service firms and the cultures of professional work in europe
01/12/2008 → 28/02/2010
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Social Impact Assessment - Blackpool Super Casino
01/05/2008 → 01/11/2008
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The Impact of the Criminal Process on Health Care Ethics and Practice
01/01/2008 → 31/07/2011
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Universal Human Rights in Practice
01/10/2007 → 31/12/2010
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Vulnerable Households Multi-Intervention Project
14/09/2007 → 22/08/2008
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Offender Problem Gambling Reduction Programme
08/09/2007 → 13/08/2008
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The experience of complainants in rape trials
01/09/2007 → …
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Changing Trax Pilot (Newcastle)
10/07/2007 → 14/08/2008
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Daring to Damage
01/12/2006 → 01/05/2007
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Enterprise Gateway - an evaluation of a social enterprise project for young offenders.
01/11/2006 → 01/09/2008
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Barrow-in-Furness Social Enterprise Network
01/09/2006 → 01/03/2008
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Developing a shared assessment framework for the commissioning of learning disability services
16/08/2006 → 10/08/2007
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Scoping Study for a UK Gambling Act, 2005 Impact Assessment Framework
16/08/2006 → 19/04/2007
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Evaluation of SHCF Programme
07/08/2006 → 14/03/2007
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Child Pornography and Sexual Grooming: Legal and Societal Responses
01/05/2006 → …
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Drug Related Deaths and Near Misses (Confidential Inquiries Audit)
23/09/2005 → 14/08/2015
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Youth Inclusion and Support Panel (YISP) - evaluation
05/09/2005 → 31/10/2008
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Evaluation of Children' Fund Projects
19/08/2005 → 13/08/2009
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Evaluation of Special Studies Projects
12/08/2005 → 17/04/2008
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An Evaluation of the Use of Lay Assessors in Social Care Inspection.
01/08/2005 → 31/12/2006
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Implied Terms
01/08/2005 → …
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Outlook - an evaluation of a substance misuse service.
01/04/2005 → 31/12/2008
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Active Living for All - ALFA - an evaluation.
01/04/2004 → 31/12/2004
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Evaluation of Children's Fund Projects - Blackburn with Darwen
01/04/2004 → 31/12/2008
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National Reassurance Policing Programme - a local, in-depth evaluation of a national programme.
01/04/2004 → 31/12/2006
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Barrow (in Furness) Multicultural Centre.
01/04/2003 → 31/03/2004
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Evaluation of Ribbleton Sure Start (Preston) Provision.
01/04/2003 → 31/12/2008
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Evaluation of the Fishwick and St Matthews (Preston) Sure Start Provision
01/04/2003 → 31/12/2008
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National Evaluation of the Millennium Awards
01/04/2003 → 01/11/2003
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National Evaluation of the Learning Alliance Programme.
03/06/2002 → 31/05/2003
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Racism among the under 25s in Pennine Division.
01/04/2002 → 31/01/2003
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Evaluation of the Cognative Behavioural Programme MOVES
03/04/2000 → 31/03/2002
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Blackpool Bail Support scheme - an evaluation
15/12/1999 → 01/12/2002
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Evaluation of the Persistent Young Offenders Programme in Manchester and Bury.
15/12/1999 → 31/12/2002
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Review of the current support, care and treatment surrounding alcohol dependency in Blackpool
15/12/1999 → 31/12/2000
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