Judging Inequality

Judging Inequality

State Supreme Courts and the Inequality Crisis

Social scientists have convincingly documented soaring levels of political, legal, economic, and social inequality in the United States. Missing from this picture of rampant inequality, however, is any attention to the significant role of state law and courts in establishing policies that either ameliorate or exacerbate inequality. In “Judging Inequality,” political scientists James L. Gibson and […]
Rethinking Market Regulation

Rethinking Market Regulation

Helping Labor by Overcoming Economic Myths

John Drobak’s “Rethinking Market Regulation” is a timely and much needed rebuttal to the economic analysis that has justified decades of corporate outsourcing of millions of jobs and the legitimization of massive executive compensation in our country during hard times for many employees.  Drobak, contrary to Wall Street Myth, fervently believes greed is not good and urges several […]
Five factors that led to Chauvin guilty verdicts

Five factors that led to Chauvin guilty verdicts

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted April 20 for his killing of George Floyd. Collectively, people across the country breathed a sigh of relief because far too often, the story has been police killing people of color with impunity, says an expert on race and the law at Washington University in St. Louis.
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