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Prof. M S Galanter


Reflections on the Birbhum Gang-Rape case

Date: 1st December, 2014
Time: 4.30 PM
Venue: Room no. 107, National University of Juridical Sciences

About the Speaker: Prof. Marc Galanter is an Emeritus Professor of Law at University of Wisconsin Law Scool. Due to his focus on empirical legal research, he is a leading figure in the Law and Society movement – he was Editor of the Law and Society Review as well as the President of the Law and Society Association. He is well known for his article, “Why the ‘Haves’ Come Out Ahead: Speculations on the Limits of Legal Change”, published in the Law & Society Review (1974), which is one of the most cited legal articles of all time. He has long been associated with India, having written the books “Competing Equalities: Law and the Backward Classes in India” (OUP 1991) and “Law and Society in Modern India” (Oxford 1993).

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