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

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

13 February 2017

The College was deeply saddened to hear of the death of our Emeritus Fellow Professor Glen Dudbridge.

29 January 2017

On 18 January 2017 the second award was made of the Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize for Oxford postgraduate students, at an event held at Wolfson...

Tim Hitchens
24 January 2017

The Fellows of Wolfson College are delighted to announce the election of Mr Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as their next President, in succession to...