Socio-Legal Blog Forums

Blogs provide important insights and opportunities for discussion regarding socio-legal research.

Blog forums provide important insights and opportunities for discussion regarding socio-legal research. On this page is a short list of forums and resources  of interest to the extended Baldy Center community. 

  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
    The ASC has two blogs — In Brief and Expert Forum —  offering short news-like updates as well as in-depth, comprehensive discussion that focuses on pressing progressive and legal issues.

  • Crime & Consequences
    The Criminal Legal Justice Foundation sponsors these captivating blogs that revolve around policymaking, criminal law, and reform in modern day America. 

  • Humanitarian Law & Policy
    The Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog understands human rights, intense conflict, and ubiquitous disparities in its short prose.

  • International Economic Law and Policy Blog, World Trade Law
    This blog offers commentary on current developments and scholarship in the field of international economic law and policy.  Its goal is to stimulate discussion of trade issues.

  • Law, Politics and Sociology
    The University of Sussex invites its staff and students to write important and interesting blogs regarding the intersection law, politics, and sociology of modern day issues.

  • Legal History Blog
    Features scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history.

  • Leiden Law Blog
    Forums presented by the University of Leiden showcase the diversity of laws, policies, and conflicts across the globe.

  • Opinio Juris
    Opinio Juris features forums weighted in international law and reform while delving into specific issues like human rights and modern conflict.

  • Pace Environmental Law Review
    Pace Environmental Law Review forums provide information, context, and commentary on current events in the field of environmental law.

  • Socio-Legal Review Forum
    The SLR Forum features comprehensive blogs on the intersection of law and movies, art, violence, education, and many other diverse disciplines. It is the online companion to the SLR, the bi-annual, open access, student-edited, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal run by the students of National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India.

  • Socio-Legal Studies Association
    The SLSA contains forums that explore modern socio-legal issues such as the intersection of health and law. 

  • The Advocates
    The Advocates produce blogs and podcasts to explore legal issues, phenomena, history, and timely topics with incredible guests and indispensable authors.

  • University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice Blog
    Forums from the University of Liverpool’s School of Law and Social Justice concern modern-day human rights, policy making, and international conflict.



  • Public Knowledge
    Public Knowledge promotes freedom of expression, an open internet, and access to affordable communications tools and creative works that shape policy on behalf of the public interest.

  • The Regulatory Review
    The Regulatory Review features a broad range array of essays, commentaries, and series on business, health, law, and policy making on hot topics in media and modern day society.