Socio Legal Reserach

Socio-Legal

Research Group

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The Socio-Legal Research Group seeks to understand law as a social phenomenon.

To achieve this, members from the Group conduct research that examines, explores and analyses the operation of law within a socio-theoretical framework, rather than a purely doctrinal one.

Although the work the Socio-Legal Research Group carries out is varied, it generally relates to the following key research themes:

  • Family law, including domestic violence and comparative family law
  • Child protection, especially the threshold for state intervention in family life
  • Legal history, including the Poor Law and war crimes
  • Feminist discourse, gender and the law, especially gendered experience of subsistence harms
  • The law relating to vulnerable adults 

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Get in contact with researchers from the Group

If you’d like to ask a question or find out more about information about this Group, please contact the team using the details below.

Contact: Professor Peter de Cruz, Professor of Law

Email: S.P.De-Cruz@ljmu.ac.uk

Address:

Redmonds Building
Brownlow Hill
Liverpool
L3 5UG