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Welcome to the Society of Legal Scholars

The Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) is the learned society for those who teach law in a university or similar institution or who are otherwise engaged in legal scholarship. As of beginning of 2013 the SLS had over 2900 members consisting of academic and practising lawyers in a wide variety of subject areas. The SLS was founded in 1908 and has charitable status. For more information on the SLS please read on.

SLS Annual Seminar Series 2015

The SLS Executive is pleased to announce further details of the 2015 Seminar Incentivising Innovation and Higher Standards in Regulation and Liability Relating to Medicines to be held on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th March 2015 Durham Law School. Further details.

Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship

Entries are currently sought for the 2015 Birks Prize. Further details. Closing date 31/5/15.

REF Feedback Session

March 2015: PowerPoint Slides from the REF Law Sub-Panel Feedback session given on the 4 March 2015 at the IALS by Professor Gillian Douglas.

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Annual Conference: York 2015

The Society's Annual Conference in 2015 will be held on 1 - 4 September at the University of York. Further details are available here.

Call for Papers

Calls for papers have now been issued (Feb'15). Further details may be found here and on the Subject Sections home pages.