Justice Studies Association

An active, growing international community of progressive academics, activists, artists, researchers and practitioners working in all areas of social, criminal, transformative, and restorative justice.

Virtual Annual Meeting

June 3-5, 2021      

Reclaiming Justice


Call for Papers  


Contemporary Justice Review

Contemporary Justice Review is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal for scholars, activists, and practitioners of social and restorative justice around the globe

Become A Member

Members have online access to the Call for Papers notice and Preliminary Program and are eligible to attend the annual meeting.


JSA provides a limited number of scholarships available to those who request assistance in order to attend our annual conference. Donate today.

About the JSA

The Justice Studies Association (JSA) is a not-for-profit membership association established in 1998 to foster progressive writing, research, practice, and activism in all areas of criminal, social, and restorative justice.

Members include scholars from all academic disciplines and fields of endeavor, activists, and practitioners of justice from around the globe. They seek through their actions, practices, writing, research, and everyday life to explore and develop social arrangements and ways of life that promote justice without violence and restore people to wholeness through interpersonal as well as social structural change.

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