Law and society activities in Switzerland are highly fragmented. The country has no central, interdisciplinary forum where scholars interested in law and society questions can publish and exchange ideas. Thus, those activities mainly take place within disciplines such as law, sociology, political science, and the humanities.

There is, however, one central database to search systematically for law and society research projects—the Swiss Information and Data Archive Service for the Social Sciences (SIDOS). SIDOS systematically collects information and data on research projects in the social sciences, humanities, and law and makes data sets, whenever possible, which are accessible to the research community. Another important source is the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, located in Lausanne. It has an important collection on comparative law issues and organizes ...

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