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Sunday, May 17 • 5:00am - 6:00am
SFF Worldbuilding & Law

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You can't buy a loaf of bread without there being a legal system in place in your world. Whether it's directly involved in the plot of not, any believable Fantasy or Science Fiction world needs a framework of laws and legal institutions adapted to its physical and technological constraints. In this presentation, Canadian lawyer and SF writer J.R.H. Lawless explores some of the main questions and most interesting possibilities legal systems offer for our speculative worldbuilding and our storytelling.

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J.R.H. Lawless

SF Author and Space Lawyer, J.R.H. Lawless
J.R.H. Lawless is a bestselling SF author from Atlantic Canada who blends comedy with political themes — drawing heavily, in both cases, on their experience as a lawyer and as Secretary General of a Parliamentary group at the French National Assembly. A member of SFWA and Codex... Read More →


Sunday May 17, 2020 5:00am - 6:00am CDT
Aramis Stream