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ClassCrits VII Call for Papers & Participation, Nov. 14-15, 2014 U.C. Davis

ClassCrits VII,  Poverty, Precarity, and Work: Struggle and Solidarity in an Era of Permanent(?) Crisis, Sponsored by U.C. Davis School of Law, Davis, CA,  November 14-15, 2014.   See below and top bar for more details on the theme, possible topics, … Continue reading

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Thanks to Southwestern Law School, host of ClassCrits VI Conference

Kudos and great thanks to Southwestern Law School for fabulously hosting the ClassCrits conference this past weekend.  Besides providing superb logistical support from first rate staff, Southwestern set the right tone for our discussions by providing an environment shining with … Continue reading

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Call for Papers and Participation in ClassCrits V: From Madison to Zuccotti Park: Confronting Class and Reclaiming the American Dream

This workshop, the fifth meeting of ClassCrits, takes on class and the American dream as its theme. The most quintessentially American trait may be our capacity to look past current misfortune and imagine a brighter future.  Americans love a “rags … Continue reading

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Photoessay: Occupy Oakland, 11/2/2011

A couple of snapshots of the “general strike” day. The mood in the crowd was peaceful and mellow and the smell of pot was everywhere (this is Oaksterdam, after all). In contrast to what the New York Times has reported … Continue reading

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ClassCrits IV; Report-Back

Last weekend’s conference at American University Washington College of Law: “ClassCrits IV: Criminalizing Economic Inequality,” was a terrific success. Thanks to my fellow members of the organizing team, including Martha McCluskey (who took the lead role in assembling and re-assembling … Continue reading

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Upcoming Law & Society panel: Structural Inequality and Violence against Women

At next week’s Law and Society 2011 Annual Meeting, a recommended panel making interesting connections between class, gender, and violence: Saturday, June 4, 4:30-6:15 Structural Inequalities & Violence Against Women, 3527 Organizers: Donna Coker& Deborah Weissman Chair/Discussant: Liz Schneider Elizabeth … Continue reading

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ClassCrits IV, “Criminalizing Economic Inequality”

CALL FOR PAPERS ClassCrits IV : CRIMINALIZING ECONOMIC INEQUALITY Sponsored by American University, Washington College of Law Washington, D.C. * September 23-24, 2011 This workshop, the fourth meeting of ClassCrits, takes as its theme the criminalization of economic inequality. The … Continue reading

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