16 March 2016
About the event
The Second Annual Cotterrell Lecture in Sociological Jurisprudence was delivered by Professor Eve Darian-Smith (University of California, Santa Barbara). Her lecture discussed 'Islands of Law, Seas of Humanity: Law in a Postnational World', engaging with the current challenges to western legal authority and legitimacy.
About the Lecture Series
The Cotterrell Lectures in Sociological Jurisprudence are named in honour of Professor Roger Cotterrell. ‘Sociological jurisprudence’ is understood broadly, as encompassing any theoretical aspect of socio-legal studies, any serious effort to relate jurisprudence and legal theory to changing social and historical conditions, or any topic linking law and social theory.