Neil Irwin,To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now, The Upshot, September 3, 2017. [Divergent qualities of life highlight a shift toward bare bones employment strategies at top technology companies.]
For those interested in JD Vance’s book or in reactions to the book, Lisa Pruitt’s blog post about the reactions can be found here.
Karen Czapanskiy, “Empowering Law Students in a Time of Trouble,” Concurring Opinions, Nov. 14, 2016.
Blog Post: Chris Odinet, “The Mortgage Credit Squeeze on Low/Moderate-Income Families and Consumers of Color,” PropertyProf Blog, Oct. 2, 2016. [with excerpts from the 2015 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Report]
Here: Marc-Tizoc González, Recognizing Disgust, Repudiating Exile, JOTWELL (October 25, 2016) (reviewing Sara K. Rankin, The Influence of Exile, 76 Md. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN), http://lex.jotwell.com/recognizing-disgust-repudiating-exile/.
Jotwell, the Journal Of Things We Like Lots, has a new section, technically a “Lex” subsection, on Poverty. What this basically means is that Jotwell is going to publish reviews by the editors of that section, Wendy Anne Bach (Tennessee), Tonya Brito (Wisconsin), Marc-Tizoc Gonzalez (St. Thomas), and myself, Ezra Rosser (American), of recently published articles or books in the field. It should be a good way to highlight quality work and Jotwell has now published the first such review:
Wendy Anne Bach, Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bias, JOTWELL (September 27, 2016) (reviewing Priscilla Ocen, (E)Racing Childhood: Examining the Racialized Construction of Childhood and Innocence in the Treatment of Sexually Exploited Minors, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1586 (2015)), http://lex.jotwell.com/looking-intersectionally-and-seeing-structural-bias/.
New Blog Post: Francine Lipman, I’ve Got ITINs on My Mind, The Surley Subgroup, Sept. 24, 2016.