Land tenure security is a complex problem in Timor-Leste. The recently approved Land Law can be a breakthrough to address this problem, but it also raises concerns. For now the law is waiting for the constitutional review ordered by the President.
While globalisation, migration and telecommunication are rapidly changing rural Indonesia, many big city Indonesians still believe their nation to be founded on harmonious small local traditional communities. Why does support for these communities persist?
The interaction between law & society is something that is not necessarily studied by legal scholars. Socio-legal research explicitly addresses this interaction by adopting an external approach.