Our International assembly in 2017, jointly sponsored by the Law and Society Association, the Research Committee on the Sociology of Regulation, and with the participation of the Socio-Authorized Research Association, the Japanese Affiliation of the Sociology of Regulation, and the Canadian Law and Society Association, and different groups, will take place in an important metropolis, Mexico City. That is our first meeting ever in Latin America, house of a rapidly rising, and spectacular, law and society neighborhood. Mexico Metropolis itself has had a turbulent historical past. It was the capital of an empire, then of a colony, after which of an unbiased republic. Its authorized system has modified dramatically with every turn of the wheel. It has a unique and rich custom; a vibrant tradition; nevertheless it additionally has confronted problems with race, gender, and sophistication; issues of human rights; problems with financial progress that are way more universal.
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