Tag:law

In the wake of Elsevier's takeover of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), LawArXiv has emerged as an alternative community-led repository for scholars to archive legal scholarship. In this interview members of its Legal Scholarship Advisory Board​​ share how they got the repository started and how they're working to expand it.

In a recent paper titled Class Contradictions in the Civil Rights Movement: The Politics of Respectability, Disrespect, And Self-Respect Harold McDougall, professor of law at Howard University, looks at how the civil rights movement has progressed over time and the challenges activists still face.

Judith Koons, Professor at Barry University School of Law, assesses the nature of the horrific Pulse nightclub shooting and argues that the root of such violence lies in systemic failures of intersectional justice.

Professor Ozan Varol shares some nuggets of wisdom from his time as a law review editor and what he's learned as an author.

In a recent interview Dr. Andy Schmulow explained the four financial systems in use today, how global outlooks on financial regulation have shifted since the GFC, and his thoughts on the future.

A group of law review editors share how they're juggling law review and summer associate work and tips for fellow editors. Above all, be proactive and don't let things pile up.

We've all heard the phrase, “people are creatures of habit.” It turns out that countries are susceptible to forms of path dependency as well.

David Driesen, Professor at Syracuse University College of Law, explores the dangers of allocative efficiency, which can lead to avoidance of systemic risks and long-term consequences.

Professor Ben Bratman, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, questions whether the Bar Exam is adequately testing students' real-world lawyering skills.

The most popular goals of the law review editors at the 2015 National Conference of Law Reviews, from going paperless to organizing a symposium.