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We are an active, growing international community of academics, activists, artists, researchers and practitioners who are committed to promoting transformative, restorative, social, economic and political justice in all areas of our lives – from the local to the global. If you are not already a member I encourage you to join. As part of your membership you will receive the Contemporary Justice Review, an interdisciplinary journal for scholars, practitioners, and activists around the globe that explores issues of justice, peacemaking, and non-violence.
2016 Tentative Program
2016 Conference Program Committee
Robert Grantham (Program Chair)
Bridgewater State University
for JSA 2016 Conference
See Last year's (Final Program -2015)
JSA Keynote Speaker 2016:
Steve Gottlieb's books include Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics (NYU Press 2016) and Morality Imposed: The Rehnquist Court and Liberty in America (NYU Press, 2000). His articles have appeared in New York University Law Review, Yale Law & Policy Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Hastings Law Journal and Boston University Law Review among many others. Prof. Gottlieb, the Jay and Ruth Caplan Distinguished Professor at Albany Law School, has held endowed chairs for distinguished visitors at Akron, Suffolk, Cleveland-Marshall and Marquette schools of law. Professor Gottlieb has been a Legal Services attorney, Peace Corps Volunteer, and in corporate practice in New York City. Educated at Princeton and Yale Law School, he served on the Board of the New York Civil Liberties Union, and as a member of the New York Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Our Annual Noam Chomsky Award for the 2016 conference will be presented to
Robin Casarjian, founder and executive director of the Lionheart Foundation, which organizes emotional awareness workshops in prisons.Robin is the Founder and Director of the Lionheart Foundation and its National Emotional Literacy Projects. She is an educator, public speaker, writer, and consultant.
18th Annual Conference 2016
Justice Studies Association
CALL for PAPERS
University at Albany-SUNY
June 1-4, 2016
Deadline for Submissions:
March 15, 2016
2016 Conference Theme, Injustice, Inequality, Insecure Lives: Creating Social Justice
Please send your presentation or session title with a 200 word (maximum) abstract electronically to the program committee. All submissions must include your name, affiliation, and contact information on the abstract page.
Submit your abstracts to: JSA.CFP.firstname.lastname@example.org
(click here to find out about our Call for Papers 2016)
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