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The NoLesLaw Special Issue of the EJLS is published!

The Special Issue of the EJLS is published! Jakob Holtermann, Anne Lise Kjaer, Paivi Leino, Emilia Korkea-aho, Henrik Palmer Olsen and Amalie Frese unpack and scrutinize European Union lawyers, international law, legal knowledge, human rights, and the epistemology of legal empirical research. The special issue is the first output of the NoLesLaw initiative. The exact beginning of the […]

Keynote lecture: Ethics & algorithms: from recommendation to prediction

NoLesLaw is delighted to announce that Fabien Tarissan will give a keynote lecture in Helsinki on November 1, 2018.

Good news from CELSE: call for papers – submission deadline extended

Good news from CELSE: call for papers – submission deadline extended.  

“Network Science & Law” at Sunbelt 2018 – Call for participation

Network Science & Law Session of the XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference *Utrecht, Netherlands, June 26 – July 1, 2018* Submission deadline: February 1, 2018. Scholars from a variety of disciplines increasingly use network analysis to study law and legal institutions. Still, the diversity of methods is overwhelming and the value, which the approach adds to […]

The current call for papers situation

We have had a technical issue with the call to papers we have only recently become aware of. This has involved a number of submitted abstracts not reaching us, and we are unaware which ones. We kindly request you send your abstracts again, if you sent them this week. Please use the email address to submit […]

EJLS joins NoLesLaw

We are delighted to announce EJLS (The European Journal of Legal Studies) has joined NoLesLaw.  Founded in 2007, the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) is a researcher edited journal published on behalf of the Department of Law at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence. Visit their website.

Breaking the force of habit, or: legal empirical self-help for legal scholars

Anyone who has ever wished to change an unwanted habit knows the complexity of the related emotional if not biological aspects of changing, as well as how it ultimately requires concentrated effort and pure strength of will. As habits are most often something one is relatively unaware of, or ways of doing things one does […]