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Law and Sociology


Stanford faculty in sociology provide a foundation for the study of law and legal institutions by exposing students to four core areas of sociological inquiry:

  • organizations, business, and the economy
  • political sociology
  • social psychology and interpersonal processes
  • social stratification and inequality.

In addition to providing a first-rate legal education, the law school's faculty has a long tradition of sociolegal scholarship, and includes such scholars as: