Law & Policy

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Edited By: Nancy Reichman, Sociology, University of Denver

Impact Factor: 0.828

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 78/149 (Law)

Online ISSN: 1467-9930


Podcast 1Law & Policy Co-Editors Nancy Reichman and Colin Scott sit down with Baldy Center Director Lynn Mather to discuss the past and future of scholarship in Law & Policy. The discussion stems from the editors' introductory essay in Volume 30, issue 1, 'Problematizing Legitimacy and Authority in Law & Policy.'
Podcast 2: Interview with the author: Law & Policy Co-Editor Nancy Reichman chats with Joe Sanders about his Volume 30, issue 1 contribution 'A Norms Approach to Jury 'Nullification': Interests, Values, and Scripts.'  

Podcast 3: Nancy Reichman and Law & Policy author Andrew Goldsmith delve into 'The Governance of Terror: Precautionary Logic and Counterrorist Law Reform after September 11.'

Podcast 4: Law & Policy Co-Editor Colin Scott and author Hadar Aviram discuss the wider social and theoretical implications of Professor Aviram's recent article, 'How Law Thinks of Disobedience: Perceiving and Addressing Desertion and Conscientious Objection in Israeli Military Courts,' Law & Policy Volume 30, issue 3.


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Coming in October: Special Issue on Global Warming, Governance, and the Law!

Global warming poses significant challenges to society at every level, evading easy definitions that would make the usual instrumental approaches to policymaking and regulation a relatively straightforward task. The embeddedness of the carbon economy in contemporary methods of industrialization and development means that climate protection is at once a problem of environment, the global economy, and human rights. It requires us to understand the strengths and limitations of a regulatory approach, to tease apart the intricacies of international law and governance to find ways to turn economic, legal, and cultural norms towards creating climate justice. The articles in this edition tackle these issues and, taken as a whole, provide a springboard for future scholarship.

The Problem That Is Global Warming: Introduction
Fiona Haines and Nancy Reichman

A Regulatory Analysis of International Climate Change Regulation
Donald Feaver and  Nicola Durrant 

Global Climate Change and the Fragmentation of International Law
Harro van Asselt,  Francesco Sindico, and Michael Mehling

Good Climate Governance: Only a Fragmented System of International Law Away?
Cinnamon Carlarne

Climate Change and Global Citizenship
Paul Harris

Turning the Tide: Recognizing Climate Change Refugees in International Law
Angela Williams


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