1. The threat of the outside : Althusser's refl ections on law / Warren Montag 2. Althusser on laws natural and juridical / William S. Lewis 3. Monarchy, despotism, and Althusser's 'linguistic trick' : William Robertson and the literary reproduction of Montesquieu's concept of 'fundamental law' / David McInerney 4. Althusser's paradoxical legal exceptionalism as a materialist critique of Schmitt's decisionism / Juan Domingo Sanchez Estop 5. Prohibitionary law as apparatus of subjectivation : Butler's Psychic life of power and Althusser / Yoshiyuki Sato 6. Althusser in Avatar : comparative law as a science and the haunting of the subject / David Marrani 8. Rereading Capital : notes towards an investigation of law, politics and pensions / Adam Gearey 8. The Althusser fact : for madness creates no right : on the secularization of law / Dimitra Panopoulos 9. Aleatory materialism and speculative jurisprudence (II) : for a new logic of right / Kyle McGee.