Does anthropology matter to law? As phrased, this provocation, worthy
of address though it certainly is, may ultimately be unanswerable.
The reason? Because, like all questions of this sort, it harbours others
within it. Precisely which ‘anthropology’? ‘Law’ as what? As everyday
practice, as theorised praxis, as pedagogy, as politics by other means?
What, moreover, counts as mattering? And from where, in particular,
is the provocation being posed? All these questions, patently, make