Category Archives: Blog Posts

Blog Post: “2015 Poverty Measures Released: Antipoverty Relief Delivered through the IRC = EITC & CTC”

Blog Post: Francine J. Lipman, “2015 Poverty Measures Released: Antipoverty Relief Delivered through the IRC = EITC & CTC,” The Surly Subgroup, Sept. 18, 2016.

News Coverage: “Most Welfare Dollars Don’t Go Directly To Poor People Anymore”

News Coverage: Andrew Flowers, Most Welfare Dollars Don’t Go Directly To Poor People Anymore, FiveThirtyEight, Aug. 25, 2016 [with tables/charts].

Jotwell Post: “How and Why Representation Matters” [Reviewing Colleen F. Shanahan, Anna E. Carpenter & Alyx Mark, Lawyers, Power, and Strategic Expertise, 93 Denv. L. Rev. 469 (forthcoming 2016)]

Jotwell Post: Jessica Steinberg, How and Why Representation Matters, Jotwell, Aug. 17, 2016 [Reviewing Colleen F. Shanahan, Anna E. Carpenter & Alyx Mark, Lawyers, Power, and Strategic Expertise, 93 Denv. L. Rev. 469 (forthcoming 2016)]

New Blog Post and Report on State Level EITC programs

New Blog Post: Francine Lipman, Oklahoma Decreases Working Poor Family Benefits, Surley Subgroup Blog, May 29, 2106.

which includes a link to a report: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit Cost in Fiscal Year 2017?, Jan. 2017.

Op-Ed: “Lawyers: Bulwark against Inequality and Gentrification?”

Op-Ed: Ray Brescia, Lawyers: Bulwark against Inequality and Gentrification?, HuffPost Impact Blog, 4/11/206.

Blog Post: “Why The Left Isn’t Talking About Rural American Poverty”

Blog Post: Lauren Gurley, “Why the Left Isn’t Talking About Rural American Poverty (October 22, 2015).

Blog Post: “Preparing for Law School”

Blog Post:  Nancy Leong, “Preparing for Law School,” ms-jd.org, Juky 6, 2015.  Not exactly poverty law, but good advice for prospective law students so I decided to repost it.

Blog Entries: ACSBLOG symposium on labor and economic inequality

Here, featuring contributions by Ruben Garcia, Brishen Rogers, Mike Selmi, and Noah Zatz.

Blog Post: “Poor Lives Matter Too”

Here: Bertrall Ross, “Poor Lives Matter Too,” Prawfsblawg, Aug. 25, 2015, http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/2015/08/poor-lives-matter-too-.html#more.

Blog Post: “Regulating Social Finance: Can Social Stock Exchanges Meet the Challenge?”

Blog Post: Sarah Dadush, Regulating Social Finance: Can Social Stock Exchanges Meet the Challenge?, The CLS Blue Sky Blog, Apr. 8, 2015.