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Call for Symposia Due Date:Friday, September 25, 2020The Law & Society Review seeks proposals for themed symposia to appear in late volume 55 and volume 56, which will appear in print in later 2021 and 2022. The Review is particularly interested in symposia focused around issues of current significance, such as COVID-19, voting rights, the rise of fascism, and struggles for racial justice, as well as a variety of other themes within law and society scholarship and substantive areas of focus.  Symposia will feature 3-5 articles clustered around a shared theme, and will be edited by guest editors. Editors may work alone or in teams.  Proposals should come from scholars who wish to serve as symposium editors. Proposals will be selected on a competitive basis.Criteria for evaluation will include the significance and potential impact of the collected scholarship, innovation in subject matter or method, and collaborations that seek to include early-career scholars and members of groups …
In Memoriam: Sally Engle MerryIn celebration and remembrance of the many contributions to our field of the late Sally Engle Merry, Law & Society Review invites short essays describing her impact as a scholar, teacher, mentor, leader or friend. A selection of these essays will be published in the December 2020 issue of the Review. Others may be published on the Review’s website. Submission guidelines. The closing date for submissions is Friday, September 25th. To assist in planning, the Board would be grateful if those intending to submit an essay would notify us as soon as possible by writing to Submissions under 2000 words in length are strongly preferred. Authors considering contributing longer pieces should write the Review and describe their proposed submission in advance of submitting.Essays may be submitted through the journal’s general email address, above.