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Now Available – Schedule for Graduate Voices in the Lawscape at the AAG in 2023

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The final schedule for the Legal Geography Specialty Group’s sessions titled Graduate Voices in the Lawscape at the upcoming AAG conference in Denver is now available. These three curated sessions feature new research from graduate students whose work intersects with law and space, often in critical and innovative ways.


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Legal Ecologies of Climate Change: How Farmers are Advancing Environmental Justice in the German Courts

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Should Volkswagen be held partially liable for creating a climate that hurts farmers?

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The Unnatural Legal Geographies of the Current US ‘Megadrought’

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Extreme drought is ravaging much of the Western United States as water reservoirs and snowpack decline to dangerous levels. As panicked water managers seek immediate solutions to the impending crisis, the current “megadrought” also raises an important but often ignored question: what role does law play in creating and exacerbating unequal access to shrinking water resources?


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Now Available – Schedule for Graduate Voices in the Lawscape at the AAG in 2023

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The final schedule for the Legal Geography Specialty Group’s sessions titled Graduate Voices in the Lawscape at the upcoming AAG conference in Denver is now available. These three curated sessions feature new research from graduate students whose work intersects with law and space, often in critical and innovative ways.

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Carceral Geography Conference Program Now Available

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The program for the 5th International Conference for Carceral Geography is now out and registration is open. The 5th International Conference for Carceral Geography, a hybrid conference (in-person and online) in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday the 13th, Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th of December 2022.

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Legal Ecologies of Climate Change: How Farmers are Advancing Environmental Justice in the German Courts

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Should Volkswagen be held partially liable for creating a climate that hurts farmers?

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Call for Papers - Legal Geographies of the Courts at AAG 2023

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The contemporary moment is a new one for the U.S. Supreme Court. With a conservative balance of judges, the Supreme Court is poised to shift not only decisions made in earlier eras, but the geographies of rights across the United States. While decisions during the 2021-2022 Court changed geographies of abortion access, jurisdiction over Native American reservations, and state control over gun rights, next year’s docket includes voting rights.

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Alida Cantor

The Unnatural Legal Geographies of the Current US ‘Megadrought’

Extreme drought is ravaging much of the Western United States as water reservoirs and snowpack decline to dangerous levels. As panicked water managers seek immediate solutions to the impending crisis, the current “megadrought” also raises an important but often ignored question: what role does law play in creating and exacerbating unequal access to shrinking water resources?

Austin Kocher

Now Available – Schedule for Graduate Voices in the Lawscape at the AAG in 2023

The final schedule for the Legal Geography Specialty Group’s sessions titled Graduate Voices in the Lawscape at the upcoming AAG conference in Denver is now available. These three curated sessions feature new research from graduate students whose work intersects with law and space, often in critical and innovative ways.

Carly Griffith

Call for Graduate Papers on Legal Geography at AAG 2023

If you’re a graduate student whose work intersects with questions of law and space, consider submitting a paper for the annual “Graduate Voices in the Lawscape” sessions at the AAG conference sponsored by the Legal Geography Specialty Group. These sessions will be hosted hybrid (in-person & virtual) at the AAG conference in 2023. Submission deadline is October 15, 2022.

Sarah Klosterkamp

Legal Ecologies of Climate Change: How Farmers are Advancing Environmental Justice in the German Courts

Should Volkswagen be held partially liable for creating a climate that hurts farmers?

Shoukia van Beek

Call for Papers - Legal Geographies of the Courts at AAG 2023

The contemporary moment is a new one for the U.S. Supreme Court. With a conservative balance of judges, the Supreme Court is poised to shift not only decisions made in earlier eras, but the geographies of rights across the United States. While decisions during the 2021-2022 Court changed geographies of abortion access, jurisdiction over Native American reservations, and state control over gun rights, next year’s docket includes voting rights.


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