Richard Abel

Dr. Richard Abel teaches Torts, Legal Profession and Law and Social Change at the University of California, Los Angeles. Over the years, he has been president of the Law and Society Association, editor of African Law Studies and of the Law & Society Review and member of the editorial boards of other journals in the law and society field in the United States, Europe, and Australia. Richard participated in the founding of the Conference on Critical Legal Studies in 1977 and helped organize the meeting on "Law and Racism: The Sounds of Silence." At UCLA, he has been faculty coordinator for the Public Interest Law Program.


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