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.

Our Programmes 

Through our research programmes, we explore the interconnections between law, economics, politics, and society. 

Social and Political Foundations of Constitutions

Contemporary Issues

Platforms, Governance, and Global Society (PGG)

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

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People

Professor Emeritus Denis Galligan, Director of Progammes

Professor Chris Hodges, Programme Director, European Civil Justice Systems

Our Events

Our programme of lectures, workshops, book colloquia and film screenings is open to the public and free to attend. News and Events

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Events

The latest from Wolfson College

Nicholas Allen. Photo: Wolfson College
24 March 2020
Dr Nicholas Allen (1939-2020)

It is with great sadness that the College has been informed of the death of Dr Nicholas (Nick) Allen, who died on 21 March 2020. Nick was a...

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19 March 2020
Wolfson alumnus Chris Whitty takes the lead in UK's coronavirus response

Chris Whitty is England's chief medical officer and the UK department of health's top scientific adviser.

Wolfson College Architecture
9 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Advice and updates from the College. 

Our upcoming events

Annual Lecture
21 - 21
May May
Annual Berlin Lecture 2020
Thursday 21 May - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISER*

Further details including title and abstract to follow. Launched in 1990 to celebrate the 80th birthday of the College's Founding President, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the Berlin Lecture is in his own field of study, the history of ideas. Each Trinity Term, we welcome speakers of the stature of Professor Amartya Sen, Professor Roy Foster, Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff and Baroness Helena Kennedy.