Research Cluster

Socio-Legal Studies

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The Socio-Legal Studies research cluster at Essex brings together scholars from within the Essex Law School and beyond.

We have a range of interdisciplinary, empirical and theoretical perspectives on socio-legal research represented, all broadly taking a 'law in the real world' approach. Research within the cluster spans topics including environmental/planning, administrative justice, legal history, health law, criminal justice, mediation theory and practice, disability rights, procedural justice and beyond. Socio-legal studies represents a cross-cutting theme and our meetings provide an opportunity for scholars to discuss a broad range of areas from a socio-legal perspective.

Related courses

Are you interested in 'Law in the real world' and all that this encompasses? Are you ready to find a degree that helps turn your passion into a career? Essex has an enormous variety of related degrees waiting for you to consider.

Explore some of the exciting courses below, or visit our subject areas to learn more about the degrees and modules that Essex has to offer. If you're not sure which subject is right for you, you can always search for a course. If you're looking for research opportunities, or to find a supervisor, you can use our research finder by searching for your research interests. 

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Jaime Lindsey Cluster Coordinator