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Center for Law, Justice & Culture Professional Associations

National Associations for Law, Justice & Culture

The Law & Society Association (LSA): The multidisciplinary North American professional association for the study of law and society. Sponsors an annual meeting in late May / early June, and publishes Law & Society Review.

Association for the Study of Law, Culture & the Humanities: Sponsors an annual spring conference. Publishes the Journal of Law, Culture and the Humanities.

Professional Academic Associations (and Affiliated Sections & Societies)

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS): Holds an annual spring meeting. Publishes Justice Quarterly and Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

The American Anthropology Association (AAA)

  • Association for Political & Legal Anthropology (APLA)
  • Committee for Human Righs (CfHR)
  • Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA)
  • Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA)
  • Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA)

The American Historical Association (AHA): The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) - Holds an annual November conference. Publications include Law & History Review and the Studies in Legal History series.

The American Political Science Association (APSA)

  • Law and Courts
  • Legislative Studies
  • Foundations of Political Theory
  • Human Rights
  • Sexuality and Politics

The American Society of Criminology (ASC): Holds an annual late autumn meeting. Publishes Criminology and Criminology & Public Policy.

The American Sociological Association (ASA)

  • Crime, Law, & Deviance
  • Culture
  • Human Rights
  • Law
  • Peace, War, & Conflict
  • Political Sociology

The American Studies Association (ASA): Holds an annual late autumn meeting. Publishes American Quarterly.

  • Academic and Community Activism Caucus
  • War & Peace Studies Caucus

Pre-Law & Professional Legal Associations