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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

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Weekly Roundup: April 9, 2021

At the Blog Shirley Lin kicked off the week with a summary of her argument that the EEOC has undermined the collective commitment to disability accommodations in the workplace by making the accommodation a matter of individual bargaining between highly unequal actors. Then Robert Post argued, in response to Genevieve Lakier and Nelson Tebbe’s earlier…

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Weekly Roundup: March 26, 2021

At the blog: data governance, information fiduciaries, and countervailing power. In LPE Land: OSLJ’s workers’ rights symposium, 2 LPE 101 sessions, the conference continues, and more!