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Thom Giddens
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Graphic Justice Discussions 2017 Call Extended
The call for Graphic Justice Discussions 2017 has been extended to 14 May 2017 The intersections of comics and legality represent a burgeoning area of concern within, without, and between legal, cultural, and comics communities. But what directions or distr...

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Kent Summer School in Critical Theory 2017
It's that time of year again: the Kent Summer School in Critical Theory is open for applications! I did this a few years ago (see photographic proof!), and it was a deeply inspiring experience. And two weeks in Paris is not to be sniffed at. Below is a shor...

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Sovereign Supers!! — more student creations
This week in Cultural Legal Studies, we were discussing sovereignty and superheroes. I asked my students to create/design a superhero that expresses something about sovereignty. Here are their creations... Fair Lady Aged somewhere between 5 and 12 years Her...

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Students Create the Law: Images from my Cultural Legal Studies module 2017
This semester I am running, for the first time, my re-vamped Cultural Legal Studies module (previously called 'legal theory and culture'). As part of the first discussion session, which introduced the format of the module and the various topics we are going...

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Comics/Crime Intersection and its History: Lecture Video
I recently presented a paper entitled 'Crime and Comics: An Overview of the Intersection and its
History' at Edinburgh Law School, as part of their Criminal Law Research
Seminars on 25 January 2017 (I was kindly invited by Chloë Kennedy). The talk was recor...

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Comics/Crime Intersection and its History: Lecture Video
I recently presented a paper entitled 'Crime and Comics: An Overview of the Intersection and its
History' at Edinburgh Law School, as part of their Criminal Law Research
Seminars on 25 January 2017 (I was kindly invited by Chloë Kennedy). The talk was recor...

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GJRA Governance Proposal
I am looking to expand and semi-formalise the GJRA in advance of instigating an itinerant annual conference to run during late June / early July, at the end of the (UK) academic year (initially on 4-5 July 2017 at St Mary’s University, Twickenham). What fol...

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Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

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Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

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Melanie Stevens Interview: Artists against Police Brutality
Following the publication of Artists against Police Brutality , a quintessentially graphic justice project, here is a short interview between GJRA Member Bruno Conrado and Melanie Stevens, one of the creators involved in the project. __   BC: The selection
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