Law, Justice and Society at Wolfson

Law, Justice and Society at Wolfson is a collaboration between the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society (FLJS) and Wolfson College, which works to promote an understanding of the role of law in society.

Bringing together the world's top thinkers and practitioners, our aim is to make research on issues of contemporary interest and importance accessible to a wide audience, and to involve the professional, business, and political sectors in our work. Find out more

Our work

Our work is structured around four programmes of activity, through which we explore the interconnections between law, economics, politics, and society. Headed by Professor Denis Galligan, our research covers subjects from constitutions to Europe, regulation to courts and public policy.

Our programme of lectures and workshops is open to the public and free to attend. News and Events

Our publications 

We are committed to disseminating our work to a wide audience in academia and beyond. Our reports, working papers, and policy briefs provide digestible yet authoritative perspectives on issues confronting today's professionals.Publications

Over one hundred publications are freely available to download from our website. Browse Publications

Our Events

The Putney Debates 2017: Constitutional Crisis in the United Kingdom
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 2:00pm to Friday, 3 February 2017 - 7:30pm

The Putney Debates 2017: Constitutional Crisis in the UK will be held at the site of the original Putney Debates, St Mary’s Church in Putney, on 2–3 February 2017.

East West Street: On the Origins of 'Genocide' and 'Crimes against Humanity'
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

In this book colloquium, Philippe Sands QC will discuss East West Street, his moving personal memoir that recounts how he unearthed long-buried family secrets whilst researching the fathers of the

Hermione Lee at the Ashmolean Museum
17 January 2017

Professor Dame Hermione Lee highlights the painting Ennui by Walter Sickert in the Ashmolean’s new Podcast Series – Thinking With Things: the...

Pamela Award Ceremony
12 January 2017

Pamela Clemit received the Keats-Shelley Distinguished Scholar Award for 2017 at the Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, on 6 January 2017...

Wolfson College Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
10 January 2017

Have you dreamed up a cool widget, a smart App, a clever financial model, or a new way of getting schoolchildren interested in life-writing?...