At ProMarket, Prof. Hovenkamp writes about a recently unearthed memo from George Stigler and Richard Posner to the Reagan administration.
“The United States should replace its current family surveillance system with one that improves children’s welfare,” writes Prof. Roberts at The Regulatory Review.
Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic students represent their youth clients on a range of issues including dependency, custody, and education matters.
“No, most children in foster care haven’t been rescued from abuse,” writes Prof. Roberts in The Washington Post.
Mother Jones recently published an excerpt of Prof. Roberts’ new book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families — And How Abolition Can Build a Safer World.
At Bloomberg Law, Prof. Claire Finkelstein urges Congress to act to ensure executive privileges are not used to cover up illegal government conduct
“Doctrines that enhance executive branch secrecy ultimately damage national security if they interfere with the ability of other federal branches to hold the executive branch to account,” writes Finkelstein.
At The Philadelphia Inquirer, Prof. Dorothy Roberts argues that the child welfare system can destroy families
“Home inspections . . may lead to intensive monitoring that lasts for years, forced separation of children, and, at the extreme, the permanent termination of parental rights,” writes Roberts.
Prof. Dorothy Roberts traces the history of race and the regulation of Black women’s bodies in chapter for The 1619 Project
Roberts is an acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, and is the founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society in the Center for Africana Studies.
At Criminal Law and Philosophy, Prof. Stephen Morse explores the question: Is executive function the universal acid?
Morse’s persuasive essay is in response to Responsible Brains, a book authored by William Hirstein, Katrina L. Sifferd, and Tyler K. Fagan of Elmhurst College.
At Smerconish, Prof. Claire Finkelstein evaluates Russia’s threat to treat foreign fighters as war criminals
“Russia’s claim that such volunteers may be prosecuted as war criminals simply by virtue of joining the fight is an even grosser distortion of the law of war.”
At the Duke Law Journal, Prof. Cary Coglianese and Alicia Lai L’21 offer a framework for determining when government should use artificial intelligence
Coglianese and Lai caution that existing processes can sometimes be “far more problematic than their digital counterparts.”
At The Wall Street Journal, Prof. David Skeel reviews three books that explore the past and future of hedge funds
Skeel focuses his research and scholarship on bankruptcy, corporate law, financial regulation, Christianity and law, and other topics.