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)

Consumer Rights Beyond Boundaries

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

Dr Ying Yu, Research Fellow (Wolfson College, Oxford)

Dr Alex Chung, Reseach Associate (University College London)

Dr Janet Hui Xue, Research Associate (University of Sydney)

Our Events

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

FLJS Films: Peterloo
Monday, 21 October 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

FLJS Films opens its 2019-20 programme with acclaimed director Mike Leigh’s latest film Peterloo, which, by bringing to light a little-known atrocity in Manchester 200 years ago, makes a timely com

Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada
Monday, 4 November 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

An elusive breed of criminal entrepreneurs from China known as the Big Circle Boys remain an intrigue to organised crime specialists.

Adam Smith as Jurist
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Adam Smith is world-famous as a founding father of economics, yet his work as a jurist is much less well known.

Adam Smith as Jurist
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Adam Smith is world-famous as a founding father of economics, yet his work as a jurist is much less well known.

Workshop: Adam Smith as Jurist
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 9:25am to 4:30pm

This workshop explores the themes raised in Prof Iain McLean's lecture of 12 November: Adam Smith as Jurist.

News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

Front Voltaire Building Banbury Road
18 October 2019
Voltaire Foundation

A new strategic partnership between Wolfson College and the Voltaire Foundation has been announced. 

Jon Stallworthy
17 October 2019
Stallworthy Poetry Prize Campaign Launch

The campaign seeks to endow the Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize as a permanent tribute to Professor Stallworthy....

Wolfson College University Challenge Team
14 October 2019
University Challenge 2019

The BBC airs the University Challenge contest between Wolfson College and the University of Sheffield today, where they compete for a place in the...

Our upcoming events

Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
Oct Oct
FLJS Films: Peterloo
Monday 21 October - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

FLJS Films opens its 2019-20 programme with acclaimed director Mike Leigh’s latest film Peterloo, which, by bringing to light a little-known atrocity in Manchester 200 years ago, makes a timely comment on the resonances of public protest.

Lectures and Seminars
22 - 22
Oct Oct
Black History Month: A Panel Discussion
Tuesday 22 October - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

The month of October is celebrated as the Black History Month in the UK. The Black History Month is intended to celebrate, publicise, and reflect upon the contributions and achievements of the members of the black community in the UK.

Sports & Wellness
22 - 22
Oct Oct
Mixed Circuit Training
Tuesday 22 October - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.