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Antitrust from a Historical Perspective 

May 2, 2022

At ProMarket, Prof. Hovenkamp writes about a recently unearthed memo from George Stigler and Richard Posner to the Reagan administration.

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Regulation of Black Families 

April 20, 2022

“The United States should replace its current family surveillance system with one that improves children’s welfare,” writes Prof. Roberts at The Regulatory Review.

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Centering Youth Voices 

April 19, 2022

Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic students represent their youth clients on a range of issues including dependency, custody, and education matters.

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Child Welfare System Myths 

April 18, 2022

“No, most children in foster care haven’t been rescued from abuse,” writes Prof. Roberts in The Washington Post.

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Abolishing the Child Welfare System 

April 6, 2022

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​.

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At Bloomberg Law, Prof. Claire Finkelstein urges Congress to act to ensure executive privileges are not used to cover up illegal government conduct 

March 30, 2022

“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.

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At The Philadelphia Inquirer, Prof. Dorothy Roberts argues that the child welfare system can destroy families 

March 29, 2022

“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.

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Prof. Dorothy Roberts traces the history of race and the regulation of Black women’s bodies in chapter for The 1619 Project 

March 24, 2022

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.

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At Criminal Law and Philosophy, Prof. Stephen Morse explores the question: Is executive function the universal acid? 

March 22, 2022

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.

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At Smerconish, Prof. Claire Finkelstein evaluates Russia’s threat to treat foreign fighters as war criminals 

March 16, 2022

“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.”

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At The Wall Street Journal, Prof. David Skeel reviews three books that explore the past and future of hedge funds 

March 10, 2022

Skeel focuses his research and scholarship on bankruptcy, corporate law, financial regulation, Christianity and law, and other topics.

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