Law & Society: Private Law eJournal
Editor: Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

This eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts of empirical or theoretical scholarship on private law topics from any disciplinary perspective. For the purposes of this eJournal, private law topics are those that relate to the law that governs relationships between individuals or between individuals and other private entities. A non-exhaustive list of private law subjects includes the law of contracts, torts, obligations, family law, labor and employment law, antitrust or trusts and estates.

The Center for Law, Society, and Culture ( is sponsored by the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. The Center actively supports and promotes multidisciplinary understanding of law and legal problems through scholarship, teaching, and discussion. The Center is located in the School of Law on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University, but produces, presents and coordinates research conducted by more than 70 scholars from schools and departments across Indiana University. The Center's affiliated scholars hold appointments in African-American studies, business, journalism, history, economics, English, criminal justice, law, and gender studies, among others, and are dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the role of law in society and culture. The Center supports research related to the law in a broad sense, including the cultural aspects of law expressed through political theory and scientific aspects of law expressed through technological advances in biotechnology, environmental science and information technology.

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Law & Society: Private Law eJournal Advisory Board
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Editor: Jayanth K. Krishnan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Alfred (Fred) Aman

Jeannine Bell

Peter Carstensen

Kenneth Glenn Dau-Schmidt

Lauren Edelman

Sally Engle Merry

Howard Erlanger

Luis Fuentes-Rohwer

Marc Galanter

Michael Grossberg

William Henderson

Anna-Maria Marshall

Lynn Mather

Joyce Sterling