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Ryken Grattet Awarded 'Best Article' by Sociology of Law Section

Ryken Grattet was given the Award for Best Article in 2005 and 2006 from the Sociology of Law Section of the American Sociological Association.

The article, “The Reconstitution of Law in Local Settings: Agency Discretion, Ambiguity, and a Surplus of Law in the Policing of Hate Crime,” was published in the 2005 Law & Society Review and examines the factors that influence how local law enforcement agencies distill the meaning of criminal statutes as the attempt to implement the law.

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