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Weekly Roundup: August 7, 2020

This week at the blog…

We continued our ongoing series responding to the BLM uprisings.

Aya Gruber took carceral feminism to task.

Cynthia Godsoe turned an abolitionist eye to the (so-called) child welfare system.

LPE Originals

Weekly Roundup: July 31, 2020

This week at the blog…

Noah Zatz analyzed the ways in which the CARES Act does and (mostly) does not support care work. He argues that the prioritization of supporting the formal employment market makes the support for care work maddeningly indirect and even perverse, especially as the pressure builds for returning kids to school.

The Blog (well, really, Isabel Echarte) interviewed law students from around the country about their involvement in the uprisings after George Floyd’s killing.

Krystle Okafor makes the case for rent cancellation.