Politics in, of, and through the Legal Academy: Akbar Interviews Matsuda, Part 2

Politics in, of, and through the Legal Academy: Akbar Interviews Matsuda, Part 2

Mari Matsuda is a central scholar within the critical traditions of legal scholarship: in particular Critical Legal Studies, Critical Race Theory, and feminist legal theory. Amna Akbar sat down with her virtually, on December 3, 2020, to ask some questions about her insights on where we are today, where we have been, and where we might go. Today’s part of the conversation focuses on how legal analysis has changed and how movements do and should influence legal scholarship.

Politics in, of, and through the Legal Academy: Akbar Interviews Matsuda, Part 1

Politics in, of, and through the Legal Academy: Akbar Interviews Matsuda, Part 1

Mari Matsuda is a central scholar within the critical traditions of legal scholarship: in particular Critical Legal Studies, Critical Race Theory, and feminist legal theory. Amna Akbar sat down with her virtually, on December 3, 2020, to ask some questions about her insights on where we are today, where we have been, and where we might go. Today’s part of the conversation focuses on the origins and the legacy of CRT.

K-Sue Park on How She Teaches Property

K-Sue Park on How She Teaches Property

This past semester, Emily Prifogle hosted a series of conversations on “Race and Property in Historical Perspective”. As part of that series, she talked with K-Sue Park about her article discussing how she teaches property. This conversation seems likely to be of interest to LPE-ers who teach or study property (and others!).

The Tensions in Democracy: Interview with Astra Taylor

The Tensions in Democracy: Interview with Astra Taylor

Astra Taylor is an independent writer, documentarian, activist, organizer, and musician. She recently completed a project on the concept of democracy, which produced both a movie–What is Democracy?–and a book–Democracy May Not Exist, but We’ll Miss it When It’s Gone. Both treat democracy as a paradoxical and tension-filled ideal that nevertheless must be fought for.…