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Weekly Roundup: April 15, 2022

The possibilities and limits of gig worker coordination under existing law, a legal regime where horizontal coordination is embraced as a social good, and the the misidentification of shareholding with investment. Plus, an LPE student group for the restless and hopeful and the hot new issue of SAQ.

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Weekly Roundup: November 19, 2021

Worker representation on corporate boards, a transnational turn for LPE, and the power of franchisors. Plus, a fellowship announcement from HKU.

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Weekly Roundup: July 30, 2021

At the Blog We hosted the second and final part of our symposium on Courts and Capitalism, which is part of the Democracy Beyond Neoliberalism conference: Joey Fishkin wrote about the long history of the Supreme Court’s opposition to democracy, drawing on his forthcoming book The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution. Judge Lynn Adelman wrote about judges’ role…

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Weekly Roundup: July 23, 2021

At the Blog We started a symposium on Courts and Capitalism, carried over from the Democracy Beyond Neoliberalism conference. Kathryn Sabbeth initiated the proceedings with a detailed meditation on the many points at which our system of litigation privileges the development of rich people’s law and underdevelops poor people’s law. Matthew Dimick turned the conversation…

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Weekly Roundup: July 16, 2021

On Monday, Christopher Ali argued that the history of rural electrification has more radical things to teach us about expanding access to rural broadband than is commonly assumed. On Tuesday, Erika Wilson compared the reproduction of school segregation–and “white island districts” in particular–to monopolization of an essential facility, drawing out several policy implications. On Thursday,…

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Weekly Roundup: June 25, 2021

At the Blog Angela Harris, Amy Kapczynski, and Noah Zatz argued that LPE analyses are incomplete without tracking the way law shapes what counts as “the economy” and what is not. We began a symposium on Antoine Vauchez and Pierre France’s book The Neoliberal Republic on the emergence of French neoliberalism. Vauchez himself kickstarted the…

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Weekly Roundup: June 4, 2021

Democratic institutions as power-builders, market governance as inherently collective, and antimonopoly in farm policy. Plus, the Global Health Justice Partnership is looking for fellows.

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Weekly Roundup: April 23, 2021

A symposium on “Political Economy, Political Technology”, a session on LPE and Public Law, and our ME in the New Republic